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VRay: THE COMPLETE GUIDE is the first book in the world completely devoted to VRay. Its aim is to provide an avanced support for the specialists in this branch. All too often we lose a lot of time searching the meaning of a particular parameter. Who hasn't spent entire days trying to understand what was wrong with their rendering? Having some “presets” is not enough: it is necessary to understand and have knowledge of the tools daily used. This is the only way thanks to which you'll be able to face more and more difficult tasks.
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VRay: THE COMPLETE GUIDE was born thanks to two year's hard work, during which we tried to produce a high-quality handbook committed to VRay's users. Not just a basic list of commands, but a special tool, composed by technical and theorical parts, by which you'll be carried away! You'll be able to find, through 1000 pages, 2300 images and 3200 renderings expressly created for this handbook. Enclosed you'll also find a DVD-ROM containing 32 animations in .mov format, bearing examples otherwise impossible to understand via images only. It's an unrepeatable handbook, difficult to find elsewhere: made up of 1000 pages, full colour, A4 21x29x6cm (other manuals are usually smaller: 21x19x4cm). Bound with extreme care, through paperback binding stitched with wire referendum and not simply glue, it holds up through the time. The hardback cover also is hardbound disk, allowing a better usability.
Author: Francesco Legrenzi
Pages: roughly 1.000
Size: A4: 80gr glossy opaque
Weight: 3.1 kg
Extra: DVD containing animations and high resolution images chosen from the book
Price: 119 euro + shipment costs
Issue: February 2008
English Version: September/October 2008
VRay version: 1.5 FINAL SP2
Only on-line selling is possible by ordering on Treddi.com site.
The subscription to the Pre-order, which is with no obligation to purchase the book, allows one to receive the first copies produced. In fact, in the first days of sale, the instructions for the purchase of the book are going to be sent just to those who have subscribed to the pre-order.
At this link you can reach the purchase page for the italian version. Once you've completed your order, two mails will be sent. The first one contains all your personal data used for the order; the second one the instructions for paying. Please note payment must be done by bank transfer. Once it is done, 3 or 4 days will be necessary before your bank transfers the money, guaranteeing us the payment. At this moment we'll ship the handbook with a private courier service which will take other 2 or 3 days to deliver it. Then it'll finally be in your hands.
The handbook is made up of 9 CHAPTERS:
02. THE BROAD HISTORY OF CG
03. VRay: Renderer - PART 1
04. VRay: Renderer - PART 2
05. VRay: MATERIALS AND MAPS
06. VRay: CAMERAS AND LIGHTS
07. VRay: OBJECT & ENVIRONMENT
08. VRay: RENDER ELEMENTS
09. VRay: UPDATING
At this link an exhaustive review edited by arch. Francesco La Trofa (franci2k5).
This is the pictures of the earliest Italian copies arriving directly from the print shop, ready to be delivered.
At this link you can download the summary and in this link you can download a short paragraph of the handbook concerning the VRayEdgesText map. It's a PDF file made up of 5 pages of the handbook, thought out so that you can get a sense of its structure.
At this link you can read some feedback writes by italian users.