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.
Tim Feher works as a CGI Leader in the automotive industry. If you've not seen his webinar on Automotive Rendering in KeyShot, it's a must. On his new Facebook page, he has published the first tip of many tips to come, beginning with a critical element to the modeling/rendering workflow--model prep.
The sixth annual CG Student Awards is under way with the Call for Entries now open to students and recent grads around the world. This year, Luxion joins in sponsorship of the event that features the largest gathering of digital artist across the wide expanse of the CG industry. If you're a CG stude[...]
Today, it begins. The first annual Rapid Jewelry 3D Printing Design Contest kicks off with cash prizes, software and a nationwide fashion show to put your prize-winning entry in front of thousands. Design Museum Boston is hosting the competition with Luxion and Solidscape sponsoring the show that as[...]
It's been a long time coming, but it's finally here - KeyShot 5 now supports SketchUp 2015 on both Mac and PC. You can download the plugin here or through the SketchUp Extension Warehouse.
We love a good model resource and when it comes to creature details like eyes, fangs or hairy jowls we turn to Jerod Bogh for incredibly detailed assets. What makes it even better, he designs them specifically for ZBrush/KeyShot workflows. Jerod is an ace at organic sculpts and to kick off his first[...]
CES is a big show, nay, a huge show, but in the midst of all the glitz, glamour, lights and gadgets, there has not been a place for designers to get together, talk shop and network with each other. That's why each year we put on the KeyShot Designer Night Party. It's been growing bigger each year wi[...]