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    Tips, news, and insight on KeyShot and 3D Rendering

    Features, News - Feb 6, 2012

    Importing 3D Models Into KeyShot and More by CA Clark.

    Craig A Clark has an abosulutely FABULOUS article on Scorpio CGI about importing models into KeyShot 3. He goes into great detail about importing a model, but that's not all. He also covers six other aspects you'll go through during the rendering process and throws in some best practice along the wa[...]
    Tips, Animation - Feb 3, 2012

    Creating an Exploded View Animation in KeyShot, Part 2

    How would you love to rub 52 minutes of KeyShot exploding animated action all over your eyes? Yes? Well, you're in for a treat as Brian Townsend follows up the previous session on creating exploded view animations in KeyShot with Part TWO. Here, Brian breaks down After Effects for you, nice and simp[...]
    Features - Jan 31, 2012

    The Fabulous, Colorful KeyShot Creations of Crayola

    How would you like to think of an idea for a toy design, model it up and create renderings of it... every day. Sounds like a tough job doesn't it? Well, that is exactly what Anthony Monzo does. Anthony is an Industrial Designer and the Product Design Manager of the Crayola Product Design Team. We ta[...]
    News - Jan 26, 2012

    The KeyShot Race to 30k Facebook Challenge (Win an Seat of KeyShot and More)

    We love throwing a good ol' fashion giveaway here at Luxion, and we love all our friends on Facebook. So, we're holding one of our biggest giveaways yet and racing all the way through it... A race to 30k Likes on Facebook and with it, we'll be giving away licenses of KeyShot, fabulous KeyShot shirts[...]
    Tips, Animation - Jan 25, 2012

    Preview: Exploded View Animations. From KeyShot to After Effects

    In the last webinar we showed you how to create an exploded view animation in SolidWorks. If you missed it, you can watch Part 1 here. In this second part we will be taking rendered frames into After Effects for some finishing work. We will discuss the benefit of rendering images in 32 bits and how [...]
    Features - Jan 24, 2012

    Blue Sky CGI Uses KeyShot to Take Automotive Rendering and Animation to the Next Level

    There's hardly a day goes by that I don't see a car advertisement on the television or in a magazine and wonder if it's a 3D rendering or a photograph. Odds are it is a rendering and it's studios like Blue Sky CGI who are making it happen with spectacular style while keeping us guessing with the pho[...]
    Animation - Jan 17, 2012

    KeyShot Animation of the Week: Clutch iPad Case System

    Need a quick Kickstarter tip for creating your project video? It's simple... KeyShot. Import your model, apply some materials, render, animate, DONE. Bryan Churchill Jamie Daigle of DC Mobile Designs kicked off their Kickstarter project by doing just that. They designed a fabulous iPad Case System c[...]
    News - Jan 11, 2012

    KeyShot Update: Maya Importer, Improved Render Performance and More

    It's only two weeks into the year, but we've not slowed the KeyShot development down. Not at all. Today, we release our second KeyShot update, version 3.0.96, and with it a handful of improvements and additions you'll want to be sure to have.
    Animation - Jan 10, 2012

    KeyShot Animation of the Week: 11 Gear Mobius Strip

    This week we take a look at the unimaginable intricacy of an 11 Gear Mobius strip and slap a wee dose of animated KeyShot simplicity on the object. In fact, our very own render rocker Thomas Teger set this animation up himself with just a few steps, 10 minutes and two swigs of Dr. Henrik Wann Jensen[...]
    Tips - Jan 9, 2012

    How to Render Water in KeyShot (and Easily Create Bump Maps in After Effects)

    Have you ever seen a rendering of water that looks so realistic your eyeballs start feeeling moist? It could be the tears of joy from seeing something so beautiful rendered in KeyShot (and it likely is) but it may also be from the desire you have to create a photo-realistic 3d rendering of water you[...]
    Animation - Jan 5, 2012

    KeyShot Animation of the Week: Space Heater

    You may recognize this snazzy little space heater from the last post where Brian Townsend cracked open a can of KeyShot animation to show how you can duplicate an animated model and then assign different materials for quick product design variations. Here's the final animation showing you just a lit[...]