4pixos Studio Interview

In this studio profile we talk to Dexter Nguyen who founded 4pixos Studio, and learn about his life and studio work, as well as the 4pixos Academy courses that they run. There are also fantastic insights into the architectural visualization industry in Vietnam, and advice for anyone looking to develop their skills.

4pixos - Varenna meets Natuzzi
4pixos – Varenna meets Natuzzi
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Behind the scenes: The Physical Material

The first iteration of the new Physical Material appeared in the Corona 7 Daily Build in December. We knew we’d be revisiting it to make changes based on user feedback…. and that has been done, and a near-final version of the Physical Material is in the latest Daily Build!

In this article we’ll take a detailed look at it, so that you can get up to speed before the final release of 7 by learning about it, and even trying it out, right now!

Everything uses the new Physical Material (3ds Max)
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Corona Academy goes Online!

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In a move that makes official Corona training accessible to more people than ever, the Corona Academy is now an online course! As well as the new Corona Academy website going live, we want to chat with you about why we’ve made this change, and what it means for you.

We like to be as open as we can about everything we do, so here we’d like to share our reasons for making this change with you.

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The Tyrconnell Bar Scene Making of Tutorial – David Turfitt

In this blog we catch up with David Turfitt, David previously wrote a popular article with us all about rendering a whiskey bottle. This is an even more in-depth look into the process of creating not just the bottle, but a whole bar scene.

The Tyrconnell bar scene - Final image
The Tyrconnell bar scene – Final image
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Corona: THE COMPLETE GUIDE

In this article, we catch up with Francesco Legrenzi, the author of what would go on to be the definitive guide for V-Ray back in 2008. Francesco has spent the last 4 years dedicating himself to writing a similar guide for Corona Renderer, with the aim of making it just as definitive! We spoke with him about the book, and the work that has gone in to writing it.

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Merry Christmas, Coronauts!

As 2020 comes to an end, we want to extend our best wishes to you, our users! You are what make Corona Renderer what it is, and all of us here at Chaos Czech wish you a wonderful holiday season, and an awesome 2021!

We also want to announce that our office will be closed from Monday December 21st until Monday January 4th – support will be limited during this time.

In recent years, we’d have ended our Christmas blog here, but this year we want to share the latest progress with Corona Renderer 7, so read on!

Read more about Corona 7 progress

Black Friday 2020

The Black Friday sale is here! This is your chance to get the biggest discount we ever offer for Corona Renderer: save 22% off the first year of any Yearly FairSaaS license!

All you need to do is head to our order page, choose whether you want the 3ds Max or Cinema 4D version, and then enter code BF20 during checkout. The offer only runs from Friday November 27th to Monday November 30th.

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