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Dec 31, 1969

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

    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[...]
    Animation, Tips - 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[...]
    Animation, Tips - Jan 4, 2012

    5 KeyShot 3D Rendering Goals to Ring in the New Year

    Welcome to the New Year! 2012. Can you believe it? As you finish off those leftover bottles of champagne and bowls of black-eyed peas, thinking about illuminating your designs with a dazzling dose of KeyShot lighting environments, we want to pass along a few KeyShot 3D rendering and animation goals [...]
    Dec 29, 2011

    3D Rendering 2.5 Billion Polygons with KeyShot on 80 Cores... Try That on a GPU.

    Before we exit out the year, we've got to get one more love jab in on GPU rendering and show you the power of KeyShot fully CPU-based 3D rendering. You know KeyShot's real-time ray-tracing is fast, even on a typical quad-core system with a few giggys of RAM. And, you've probably heard of Intel's 80 [...]
    Tips - Dec 28, 2011

    Rendering SolidWorks Models Faster with KeyShot

    If you use SolidWorks to model up some sweet design, there's an extremely easy approach to import SolidWorks models into KeyShot that will have you creating 3D renderings faster than you can imagine... even faster than setting up materials and using Photoview 360 to render your models. Here's how to[...]