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Sketchup-ur-space Magazine - June 14

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Shaderlight v2.1 Switches on Real-world Lighting for Sketchup Models

Shaderlight v2.1 gives designers, architects, landscape architects and all SketchUp users a simple and effective means to create real-world lighting for their 3D models, with a little help from Visa Lighting.

The 3D models include the correct lighting information so that when rendered with Shaderlight Pro the scenes are illuminated, as they would be in the real world.

Selected from Visa Lighting's complete collection of fixtures on Google's 3D Warehouse, the Shaderlight ready SketchUp models are available to download from Google's 3D Warehouse.

In line with Shaderlight's simplicity ethos, users simply import a model from Shaderlight's 3D Warehouse library into their SketchUp scene and hit render. Shaderlight will then render the correct lighting and colour detail for each individual fixture.

These lighting fixtures with embedded IES light profiles will only render correctly using Shaderlight 2.1. This new release also allows users to embed IES files within their own SketchUp models making them easy to share on 3d warehouse and render with Shaderlight v2.1.

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