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Learn about Shaderlight Cloud Rendering

Shaderlight Cloud Rendering  Shaderlight Cloud Rendering is the first and only SketchUp rendering plug-in to harness the power of Cloud computing. More and more Shaderlight customers are turning to the cloud when rendering high resolution images and animations.  Not only … Continue reading

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Shaderlight contest winners announced

The winners of our third annual render contest have been announced and, once again, we have been blown away by the quality and creativity of the images we received – you clever lot! The judges may have picked their top … Continue reading

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Streamline your SketchUp models for rendering with Replace Me

What is Replace Me? We all know that too many complicated or detailed components in your model can cause the performance of SketchUp to slow down and consequently, slow down your rendering. Shaderlight’s unique Replace Me feature allows you to … Continue reading

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Rendering Glass

Rendering Glass in Shaderlight We often get asked about how to render glass – a difficult question to answer as it really depends on the type of glass you are trying to create. For example a double glazed frosted window would require different … Continue reading

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Rendering a Night Scene in Shaderlight

A simple guide to rendering a night scene. Night scenes can often take a bit more time to set up than a daytime scene. The tricky part is getting the right balance between exposure and lighting. In this quick tutorial I am going … Continue reading

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Learn about Materials

Shaderlight’s Material Editor has been developed so that it works out of the box.  If you have applied a Material from the standard SketchUp collection, Shaderlight automatically assigns properties so that the material renders correctly.  In order to create the perfect finish … Continue reading

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Shaderlight helps develop the future of architectural design

Steve Vasilion was the owner and lead designer of Vasilion Architects, a full service architectural firm based in Batavia, Illinois.  The firm was acquired by Prairie Forge Group last November and Steve is now now their Director of Architecture. For more … Continue reading

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