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Chaos Corona Training Course | Interior Rendering Guide

A course by Adam Morgan, Architectural Director at Studio RBA.
An 8-part course that will take any rendering novice & enthusiast to pro level! Chaos Corona is the only rendering programme built for archviz from the ground up, making it argubly the best rendering tool out there. We go deep on setting up the perfect scene, bespoke textures & 3D assets, cameras & compositions, the ultimate lighting arrangement and final render settings for optimum photo-realism every time!

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About this course

Unlock the unparalleled power of Chaos Corona with our meticulously crafted 8-part course, tailored for both budding novices and rendering enthusiasts. As the sole rendering software built exclusively for architectural visualization, Chaos Corona stands head and shoulders above its counterparts, and for a good reason. This isn’t just another online Chaos Corona course; it’s a deep dive into the art and science of photo-realistic rendering. Through this program, you’ll uncover the secrets to setting up impeccable scenes, crafting bespoke textures & 3D assets, mastering cameras & compositions, and illuminating your spaces with the most captivating lighting arrangements. Every detail, every tweak, every nuance is geared towards achieving that ultimate goal: unparalleled photo-realism.

If you’ve been searching for the “Best Chaos Corona course” or a “Chaos Corona course near me,” look no further. Our course doesn’t just impart knowledge; it embeds proficiency. Our collection of “Chaos Corona training videos” offers a hands-on approach, elucidating every step of the rendering process in lucid detail. By the end of this journey, the complexities of rendering will seem like child’s play.

But our commitment to your growth doesn’t end with paid content. Head over to our YouTube channel for an array of Corona Render training course snippets and insights, offering a taste of the expansive knowledge the main course houses.

As a testament to the skills and expertise you’ll garner, completing the course rewards you with a coveted Chaos Corona course with certificate. This not only serves as a badge of your proficiency but also boosts your professional credentials in the world of architectural visualization.

Embrace the future of archviz with the mastery of Chaos Corona. Enroll now and embark on a journey that promises to transform your renderings from ordinary to extraordinary.

Download the software here; https://corona-renderer.com/

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Lesson 1 – Introduction & Setup (8:48). We start the course by explaining what’s in store, and the steps we’ll take to produce amazing renders together. We then jump into 3DS Max to get ourselves setup with the correct units, assigning Corona as our renderer and importing the SketchUp geometry we’ve downloaded from 3D warehouse and tidied up.

Lesson 2 – Lighting & Corona Sky (12:13). We dive straight into Corona by creating a Corona sun and loading a simple Corona sky into the environment slot, turning on the volumetric cloud system, too. We finish the lesson off with your first render, a simple white card shot to demonstrate the environment lighting.

Lesson 3 – Material basics (31:05). The third lesson introduces you to the huge, in-built, library of materials within both the Corona and Chaos Cosmos libraries. Here, you’ll learn how to deploy these standard materials and how to correctly map them onto your model for realistic results.

Lesson 4 – Chaos Cosmos & 3D assets (27:49). Building on the Chaos Cosmos library, you’ll learn how to roll out its 3D models to furnish your scene, in both the foreground and background. We refine the scene with bespoke assets later in the course, but we retain a lot of the assets laid out here as our backdrop, as the further away the assets are the less quality is needed.

Lesson 5 – Corona Cameras & HDRI Lighting (16:24). In lesson 5, we step it up by explaining the two methods for creating Corona cameras, the necessary settings for archviz shots, including the ultimate realism booster, depth of field. You’ll also learn how to drop in HDRI environment lighting, for enhanced realism and control.

Lesson 6 – Bespoke 3D Assets & Textures (40:48). We use two leading websites to source high-end 3D assets and textures to take the scene up a notch. But, before doing so we check in with some precedents to remind ourselves of the goal we’re trying to achieve and how interior designers decorate a space for maximum impact. You’ll start to see stunning results at the end of this lesson, for sure.

Lesson 7 – Finishing Touches (28:14). We use the penultimate lesson to touch on some fine-tuning techniques such as the light mix, adding interior artificial lights, a night shot and how to use a Corona map to mimic the look of bevelled edges in the harsh geometry that typically comes from SketchUp.

Lesson 8 – Final render setup & post-production (19:30). Although Chaos Corona boasts simplicity in its settings there’s still some key aspects you need to understand before sending your final renders off. You’ll learn the most efficient settings for maximum quality and speed, plus we explain how to properly use the denoiser to avoid blotchy renders but save on render times. We then round the course off with our tried and tested post-production techniques using Adobe Photoshop for the perfect visual, every time!

Why designers should use Chaos Corona.

For architects and designers, navigating the world of rendering can often feel like a challenging maze. Enter Chaos Corona: a game-changer, tailor-made explicitly for architectural visualization. It transcends the common rendering challenges, empowering professionals to focus on their artistic vision without getting bogged down by technical complexities. Unlike other software, its user-centric design makes achieving photorealism more intuitive than ever. Simplicity lies at its core; with a setup as straightforward as pressing “Render”, new users often find themselves proficient within a day and enamored by the next.

Moreover, its affordability ensures that top-tier visualization isn’t just the purview of elite firms, but accessible to a broader spectrum of enthusiasts. But what truly sets Chaos Corona apart is its integration within the acclaimed Chaos ecosystem. Users not only benefit from a standalone powerful renderer but are also supported by an array of award-winning Chaos tools, ensuring seamless compatibility and expansion of creative capabilities. In essence, Chaos Corona revolutionizes architectural rendering, making it an indispensable asset for contemporary designers.

Meet your tutor - Adam Morgan | Architectural Director | Studio RBA

Hi, I’m Adam. I am the founder and director of Studio RBA, a team of 8 architects and CGI artists in the city centre of Liverpool, UK. The office is experienced in a wide range of building types and procurement routes, successfully winning projects with contract values of up to £80 million. We work for a broad spectrum of public and private sector clients across the country. I have always had a passion for teaching aspiring and young architects. I offer support to emerging young architects through the RIBA mentoring programme and am also a visiting architectural critic and tutor for Liverpool John Moores University.

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Our teaching style is relaxed and specific to the needs of an architect or similar construction industry designer. All of our premium courses are centred around an iconic piece of architecture, which provides a dual benefit of learning the software and diving deeper into exceptional pieces of design.
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