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Resources - Mar 17, 2017

Comic Book Style Illustration Using ZBrush and KeyShot

Stéphane (Wootha) Richard is a concept artist from Lyon, France working in the TV, animation gaming and publishing industries with an talent for creating rich environments and using techniques you wouldn't normally think of for incredible results. 
News - Mar 13, 2017

KeyShot RenderWorld Keynote Speaker Announced - Chip Foose

We are excited to announce Chip Foose as the keynote speaker for KeyShot RenderWorld 2017! 
News - Mar 10, 2017

KeyShot for Rhino plugin on Mac OS X: Now Available

We're excited to announce the KeyShot for Rhino plugin on Mac OS X is now available. You waited a long time for Rhino on Mac. We didn't want you the wait to be just as long for the KeyShot for Rhino plugin. The KeyShot dev team has put the finishing touches on the features and the plugin is now read[...]
Animation - Mar 7, 2017

Animating Hinges with Multiple Pivot Points in KeyShot

Above: An articulated hinge, modeled in SketchUp and animated using KeyShot Pro.
Tutorials - Feb 15, 2017

KeyShot Scripting Tutorial – Automate Your Rendering

What is Scripting? KeyShot Scripting allows you to automate repetitive task and build other customizations for KeyShot. KeyShot uses Python scripting, introduced with KeyShot 6.0, to provide you with more automation and reduce time-consuming processes. Automating tasks through scripts is also a grea[...]
News - Jan 24, 2017

KeyShot RenderWorld 2017 | Huntington Beach, CA

Today, we're excited to announce KeyShot RenderWorld 2017! We've been looking forward to this day for a while and we're even more excited to tell you KeyShot RenderWorld is now a TWO DAY event. That's two days of speakers and sessions. Two days of workshops and networking opportunities. Oh, and two [...]
News - Jan 6, 2017

KeyShot Designer Night After Party at CES2017

The KeyShot Designer Night After Party at CES2017 was the fourth CES shindig we've had and bigger than ever. Over 300 designers from companies around the world escaped the show floor and Las Vegas strip for a few hours of food and drinks at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's Goose Island Pub. That's rig[...]
Tips - Dec 21, 2016

How to Create and Use Physical Lights in KeyShot

In KeyShot, there are two ways to light your scene. HDRIs are the default method, but physical lights can be used as well. A combination of both HDRI and physical lighting works well too. To add a physical light, simply drag and drop a light material from the KeyShot Library to a piece of geometry i[...]
Quick Tips - Dec 15, 2016

Quick Tip 61: IES Profiles

In this KeyShot Quick Tip, we look at IES Profiles to achieve more dynamic and realistic light in your renderings.
Tips - Dec 14, 2016

How to Adjust Color Density on Transparent Materials in KeyShot

When we observe materials in real life, transparent materials like glass can vary in color depending on the thickness of that material. Window glass, for example, will show very little color in areas where the material is thin. However, when looking at the edge of the glass, much more color is visib[...]
Quick Tips - Dec 9, 2016

Quick Tip 60: Depth of Field

In this KeyShot Quick Tip, we look at the Depth of Field Camera Lens Effect to make your rendering more dynamic and help lead the viewer to a focal point.
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