Thursday, April 19, 2012


New Rendering Engine for SketchUp - ArielVision

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ArielVision is a low-cost, easy-to-use, renderer for Google SketchUp. ArielVision uses sun, sky, shadows, lights, transparency and reflections to create Photorealistic renderings from SketchUp models at an affordable price.

ArielVision uses a simple dialog to set properties on SketchUp materials such as reflections, and has a Wizard to create many common lights. Many good renderings can be created with a single button click and no changes to the model at all.

This interior scene was create by downloading a vanity, mirror and shower stall from the 3D Warehouse, right clicking on materials to set reflection and placing ceiling lights in the ceiling. This rendering took less than 1 minute to complete.Vanity.jpg

Fully Integrated into SketchUp

All renderings settings – reflection, lights, etc. – are stored in you SketchUp model and the rendering is created with a single click on the ArielVision Toolbar – which starts the rendering. You can return to the model and re-render it without having to define materials and lights or make make other renderings settings – everything is remembered and stored in the model.

For more information, see: ArielVision