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Announcing: The 2017 KeyShot Render Competition

by KeyShot | Sep 26, 2017 | Contest | 0 Comments

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 using the all-new materials in KeyShot 7. What are these exciting, new materials worthy of having their own contest?

Cloudy Plastic contains light-scattering particles to replicate complex materials such as Polycarbonate or ABS.

Metal has 13 new metal presets along with the ability to load Complex IOR files and add an anodized appearance.

Metallic Paint has settings for Clear-coat Color, which allows you to create deep rich candy coats and adjust clear-coat thickness.

Toon has control of shadow color and texture and ability to control the visibility of shadows produced by Light Source Materials.

See more about what's new in KeyShot 7. Here are a few images to show you the possibilities:

 

 
Images: Vette - Tim Feher; Rings - John Seymour; Syringe - Martin Spencer Ford, Toycar - Dries Vervoort

The top 3 finalists will receive KeyShot prizes. Contestants will be judged based on innovation, creativity, and execution. Here are all the details.

Entry Requirements:
- Submit your entry on the '2017 KeyShot Render Competition' forum board
- Create an amazing KeyShot scene featuring a new KeyShot 7 material
- Rendering and/or animation must be done in KeyShot 7
- Multiple entries are acceptable
- Post edits are acceptable
- The competition is open to everyone
- Team entries are welcome - prize will be transferred to team leader

Render Output Specification:
Resolution: 16:9 Ratio (at or above 1920x1080)
Filetype: .jpg, .png, .mp4, .avi

Additional Notes:
For a license of KeyShot without watermarked renderings, email license@luxion.com with "KeyShot 2017 Render Competition" in the subject line. You will receive a license for use in the contest.

With your submission, it's nice to know what work went into your rendering or animation! Tell us what modeling software or other tools are used. If post editing is done, show a before and after. It's always interesting to see!

Luxion retains the right to use any image or animation submitted for purposes of promotion and marketing. All rights to the image belong to the person creating the image and attribution will be given when an image is used. Additional requests for use of render or animation files may be requested of the user via email.

Judging Criteria:
The submissions will be judged on three criteria: 
Innovation - How is it being used? What is the application?
Creativity - What is the content? What materials/lighting?
Execution - How was KeyShot used? How is the experience?

Prizes:
3x Grand Prizes  - KeyShot Pro (total value $1,995)
3x 1st Place Prizes - KeyShot HD (total value $995)
Honorable mentions (up to 10) - KeyShot Prize Pack (t-shirts, mug, etc.)

Deadline:
Sunday, October 22, 2017 (11:59 PST) https://time.is/California

Announcement:
The winner will be announced Monday, October 30th, 2017 on the KeyShot website, forum and social media sites.

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