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Using Skylight Portals in Shaderlight

What are Skylight Portals? How do they work? Where do they need to go? We often see these questions in support so we’ve put together this quick tutorial which should hopefully give you all the answers and help you make … Continue reading

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Shaderlight sets the stage for star studded concert designs

StarLight Visual is an entertainment design firm that specializes in the set lighting and visual displays for major touring concerts.  They are at the cutting edge of music concert design so need to ensure their concepts translate into a show-stopping … Continue reading

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Create your first Shaderlight Render in 7 simple steps…

So you’ve downloaded the Shaderlight 14 day trial – what next?  If you’re new to rendering with Shaderlight you may need some help getting started.  So for all you rookie renderers out there, we’ve put together this simple, 7 step … Continue reading

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New Year – new way to render with Shaderlight

Your deadline is looming and you need more rendering power. It’s hard to justify the cost of more licenses when not every project is this big.  You use SketchUp day in, day out, but only render your models when a … Continue reading

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Shaderlight goes to Basecamp (again!)

The SketchUp community are an amazing bunch and to get this many experts and enthusiasts in one place should be quite a challenge – but Basecamp doesn’t disappoint.  With over 300 attendees we sent Graham and Martin over to Boulder … Continue reading

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In July we gave you the chance to show us what you can do with Shaderlight with the launch of our latest render contest.We had hundreds of entries from all over the world so thanks to everyone who took part.  

After lots of head scratching and discussion, the judges who included Mike Lucey from SketchUcation and Lynette Clee from 3dartist, have finally chosen their top three images which we proudly announced today.

First prize went to David Harris for this fantastic render.Image

Second prize was awarded to Carrie Barker, architect at Overcash Demmitt Architects in North Carolina.Image

Finally, third prize went to Duane Kemp of Kemp Productions for this image.Image

I think you’ll agree – all worthy winners however as we had so many great renders, we wanted to share some of the other entries short-listed by the judges.

ImageAbdallah Alayan

ImageAndrew Hiscocks

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Besim Cafer

ImageMartin Vasquez

ImageRandy Shingler

ImageRichard ThurlowImageSukrit Chawla

 

All these images and more will appear in our gallery over the next few days so you can enjoy them every time you visit the Shaderlight website.  Don’t forget, if you want to share your work with us, you don’t have to wait for the next render contest, just email me – kate@artvps.com and we can help showcase your latest project.

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Shaderlight lighting webinar

We had a great turn out for the first Shaderlight webinar of 2012 so thank you to everyone who logged in to join us.  Being able to create the perfect lighting effect in your scene is something we know is … Continue reading

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