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    News - May 31, 2012

    Winners of the KeyShot 3D Rendering Contest!

    I've just gotta say, WOW, what a contest!! Through the month of May we put up the challenge to the KeyShot community to create the most stunning 3D rendering or animation of a watch. The challenge was definitely meet and after nearly 250 amazing entries of KeyShot rendering and animation bliss, we h[...]
    Features - May 30, 2012

    The Masterful 3D Renderings of Mikael Lugnegård

    When an image spills forth emotion, you know the creator can capture the essence of the design perfectly. That's exactly what Mikael Lugnegård is capable of. Mikael is an incredible Digital Artist from Sweden, developing design ideas and concepts using KeyShot as part of his trademark rendering proc[...]
    Tips - May 24, 2012

    All About KeyShot Render Options

    You've got your materials set, cameras positioned and an environment that reflects the sheer intensity of the surrounding lights. What do you do next? Render that sucka. With KeyShot, you have a lot of options for image or animation output, including three different render modes. But what'st the dif[...]
    News - May 23, 2012

    KeyShot 3.2 Is Here

    So excited. Today, we're pleased to announce KeyShot 3.2. Over the last two months we've boosted the render juice, cranked the core usage and doubled the coffee intake to unacceptable proportions. The focus of this update is feature completion, UI cleanup, and stability. We've packed a lot into KeyS[...]
    News - May 21, 2012

    Is 3D Rendering Replacing Traditional Photography? What Do You Think?

    I think you know how we would answer this question. But it goes deeper. Does photography still play a role in 3D rendering? What do you think? X-Rite of Europe, a leader in color science and technology with groups like Pantone, is curious. They're hosting a free webinar this week, so if you're inter[...]
    Animation - May 17, 2012

    The KeyShot Helicopter is Takin' Off

    Is this an animation of the KeyShot Helicopter taking off to spread the joy of kick-butt rendering around the world or an actual video? The paint job is extra rockin' don't you think? And yes, the Chrysler 300 that pulls into the foreground, that's the Luxion top-secret render tech transport with bl[...]
    News - May 15, 2012

    The Free KeyShot 3ds Max Plugin Bringin' the Speed to CG

    The time has come mesh modeling Max fans! The time to add another plugin to our list of plugins that allows you to slide those models nice and smooth into KeyShot with all the material settings intact. Today, we release the first version of our KeyShot 3ds Max plugin, giving you the ability to open [...]
    Animation - May 14, 2012

    Animation of the Week: KeyShot Watch by Abed Sabeh

    That odd throbbing sensation you have? You know, the one in back of your oculars when you look into the computer screen? It's not an aneurysm. It's the pulsating magnificence that is the KeyShot 3D Rendering competition. We started it at the beginning of May. We're halfway through with over 60 rende[...]
    Features - May 10, 2012

    B9Creator Kickstarter Project Visualized with KeyShot

    Michael Joyce has just launched a Kickstarter project for his B9Creator, a high resolution 3D printer, that, if funded successfully, will provide the ability of creating hi-def 3D prints. Michael shared the unique features of this printer and how he used KeyShot to help visualize the product variati[...]
    News - May 3, 2012

    Upcoming Events: IDSA, PLM World and More

    There's a boiling pot of events and activities we've been stirring up, mixing in loads of sweet render juice and chunks of succulent animation, to give you a taste of KeyShot throughout the month of May. We don't want to miss an opportunity to meet KeyShot users and the curious, show you what KeySho[...]
    Tips - May 2, 2012

    How to Render Transparent Materials in KeyShot

    After you saw the quick tip on Glass and Solid Glass Materials you may have become highly addicted to transparent blue objects and creating incredible 3D renderings of transparent blue objects. That's ok. You're among friends. Now, it's time to take that up a level and explore how light and shadows [...]