The Metal material is a simple way to create polished or rough metallic surfaces. It has a simplified UI where all you need to do is set the color and roughness. After that you're all done.
Dosch Design is the creator of many high quality 3D graphics products for developing 3D visuals. In the past, they've provided some spectacular KeyShot specific HDRI's. Now, they have developed an even wider variety of KeyShot specific products with scenes, environments, effects, people, machines, c[...]
When working with a complex model (or even a simple model) it's easy to have multiple copies of the same materials in your scene. For example, when applying a Polished Chrome material to multiple parts you may end up with a Chrome Polished #1, Chrome Polished #2, Chrome Polished #3 in your material [...]
Luxion is growing and, on April 6th, our new US headquarters will be open in a new building with more office space, meeting space and enough room to keep that growth continuing. Regular operating hours, including that for sales and technical support, will not be affected during the move. However, yo[...]
KeyShot World, the first conference for all things KeyShot, is coming to you next month! On 21 April, 2015 from Motorworld in Stuttgart, Germany KeyShot users will have access to keynote sessions by professional KeyShot users and two workshop tracks to help take their lighting and material work to t[...]
Did you know you can copy and paste materials in KeyShot with a simple hotkey? As one of the most overlooked productivity enhancers, it can save a lot of time on applying materials. Along with copying the material it also links the material with the one copied. Copying and linking materials can be d[...]
The plastic material provide the basic settings needed to create simple plastic materials. Set the Diffuse (overall color) and add some Specular (reflections) then just dial in the Roughness. You can also create transparent plastics by controlling the Transmission colors under the Advanced options. [...]
This is the Vo Pill Case. If you're on any regular quantity of medication, you're likely familiar with the standard Monday-Sunday pill box that makes sure you take your pills and makes sure everyone else knows you're taking them as well. They're massive, have the form factor of a bread box and the c[...]
KeyShot allows you to add preset types of geometry to your scene with the click of a button. This comes in handy when you need a sphere, a plane, a cube, or in our case today, a backdrop. Adding seamless backdrops in KeyShot is fast with the Add Geometry feature.
The call to the warrior has been sounded and the competition has begun for one lucky person to win an all-expense paid trip to THU 2015, coming up on September 15-19, 2015 in Tróia, Portugal. Luxion is proud to sponsor the 2015 THU Tribe - Golden Ticket Challenge where the grand prize winner and two[...]
If you have a company logo on a product, it's pretty common to need a logo as a material (like a chrome sticker) but not have the logo modeled in 3D. Modeling a logo can create extra work and slow the model down, but KeyShot provides a simple way to achieve the same result, much faster.