Tutorials

In this section, you will find tutorials, tips, tricks and making of articles for the Thea Render integrations.

THEA FOR SKETCHUP

TITLE TOPIC DESCRIPTION
Thea for SketchUp - Course Course A detailed course explaining the Thea Render workflow and how to setup interior and exterior scenes
Editing Thea Proxy Materials Proxies Learn how to easily edit Thea Proxy materials
Custom Previews for Thea Models Proxies Generating custom previews for Thea Models for the Thea Content Browser
Locking camera to view Tips Learn how to lock the camera to view and keep working on the SketchUp model
Using the random color texture Materials Learn how to use the Random Color texture to create variation in your scenes
Displacement Tips How to optimize the scene to get the most out of displacement
Depth of Field Tips How to use and control Depth of Field inside Thea for SketchUp
Creating a Fabric Material Materials Learn how to create fabric materials with Fresnel Ramp
Creating a Curtain Material Materials Learn how to create a curtain material with Fresnel Ramp & Clipping
Installing Thea Libraries Tips How to install Thea Libraries in Thea for SketchUp

THEA FOR RHINO

TITLE TOPIC DESCRIPTION
Creating a Fabric Material Material Learn how to create fabric materials with Fresnel Ramp
Creating a Curtain Material Material Learn how to create a curtain material with Fresnel Ramp & Clipping
Installing Thea Libraries Tips How to install Thea Libraries in Thea for Rhino

MATERIALS

TITLE DESCRIPTION
PBR Workflow with Thea How to convert PBR textures to Thea materials
Colored Glass Use the Glass layer's transmittance & absorption to create a colored glass
Quick Frosted Glass A quick way to create frosted glass
Foggy Glass Creating a foggy glass material by mixing Glass layer & Medium
Translucent Plastic How to create a translucent plastic with the basic layer
Fabric & Velvet Creating a fabric material by making use of the Fresnel Ramp procedural
Dirty Glass Two layered dirty glass material

COMMON

TITLE TOPIC DESCRIPTION
Adaptive Tracing Engine Learn how to use Adaptive Tracing with Presto and create stunning images.