Create a Non-Photorealistic Render with the Toon Material


show more If your project focuses on a more artistic design, such as technical illustration, painting or animation, then creating a non-photorealistic render (NPR) with the toon material in Google SketchUp using VRay is for you. Not focused on art? You can also use NPR to accent details in an architectural space. Watch this online video tutorial to learn how to apply NPR to your project. show less
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Creating a non-photorealistic render (NPR) with the Toon material

One last effect that we want to create before we wrap up our SketchUp Rendering with V-Ray course is a non-photorealistic rendering, or NPR for short. What we'll do is use two V-Ray material types, in tandem as it were, to create a very nice, very stylized NPR setup for ourselves. To do that, of course we're going to need to open up V-Ray's Material Editor, so let's go up to the toolbar and click on the Material Editor icon. In here, you'll see we have one scene material, which is the default gray material currently applied.

Of course, we need to create a couple of materials for ourselves. The first one will be a V-Ray Standard material, so let's right-click on the Scene Materials label, go to Create Material, and select Standard. As is our practice, we are instantly going to go and rename this material. We'll give it a descriptive name. So, right-click, go to Rename Material, and we'll just call this NPR_Base, because this essentially is going to...

Creating a non-photorealistic render (NPR) with the Toon material
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If your project focuses on a more artistic design, such as technical illustration, painting or animation, then creating a non-photorealistic render (NPR) with the toon material in Google SketchUp using VRay is for you. Not focused on art? You can also use NPR to accent details in an architectural space. Watch this online video tutorial to learn how to apply NPR to your project.

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CAD
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SketchUp V-Ray
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