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Tips - Nov 16, 2017

How to Create Light Beams in KeyShot 7

While KeyShot 7 doesn't have a dedicated light beam or fog feature there are a couple methods that provide a very flexible approach for adding light beams to your KeyShot scene.
News - Nov 16, 2017

KeyShot Import of SOLIDWORKS Motion Study... Coming Soon

If you're paying attention to the KeyShot forum, you'll see a quick teaser posted for an update to the KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS plugin - an update that will come with support for the import of SOLIDWORKS Motion Studies into KeyShot.
News - Nov 13, 2017

Mark Your Calendar: The 2017 KeyShot Black Friday Sales Event

Get ready! It’s time to spin up the deals for the annual KeyShot Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sales Event.
Oct 30, 2017

2017 KeyShot Render Contest Winners

With a contest focused solely on the new materials in KeyShot 7, we were not sure what to expect. Once again, you amazed. A big thank you to everyone who took part in the contest!
Resources - Oct 19, 2017

100% Free High-Res HDRIs from HDRI Haven

Over the past year HDRI Haven has grown to become known as a resource for high quality HDRIs. Greg Zaal who runs the site and shoots the HDRIs available on the site used to sell the high quality, 16k HDRIs. Now, he's releasing them all for free. 
Contest - Oct 12, 2017

Hum3D Wants to See Your Best KeyShot Car Render

Now in its 4th year, the Hum3D Car Render Challenge is after your best, most creative car render. If you're familiar with the contest, you know they have some of the biggest prize packs of any 3D competition throughout the year, and KeyShot is yours if you win first place. Not only that, if your wor[...]
Contest - Sep 29, 2017

Showcase Your Sci-fi and Character Artwork in the 2017 CGTrader Awards

Luxion is proud to sponsor the 2017 CGTrader Awards aimed at honoring the best 3D artwork around the world. The competition encourages artists to submit their artwork for the prize pool valued at over $50,000 and gain wider visibility on both social media and digital art communities.
Tips - Sep 28, 2017

Understanding KeyShot Studios & Environments

KeyShot 7 introduces quite a few workflow enhancements. Among these are new Environment capabilities and the introduction of Studios. You can now use multiple Environments in one scene and use this together with Studios to present different views, materials and lighting conditions, all within the sa[...]
Contest - Sep 26, 2017

Announcing: The 2017 KeyShot Render Competition

Cloudy Plastic? Anodized Metal? Candy Coats that make your mouth water? KeyShot 7 is filled with new materials and we want to see you make them scatter, sizzle and sparkle. This month, we kick off the latest KeyShot render competition! This is your opportunity to create an amazing KeyShot scene usin[...]
Tips - Sep 21, 2017

How to Create Three Point Lighting in KeyShot

Esben Oxholm has a new video to take you through the process of creating three-point lighting using the HDRI Editor in KeyShot 7. 
Tips - Sep 19, 2017

How to Radial Blur an Environment in KeyShot

If you want to create sense of motion, it's pretty common to use linear motion through a translation animation to make that happen. Radial blurs using rotation animations can be added to wheels to provide the same sense of motion. But how do you give the sense that your environment is rotating?
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