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Dec 31, 1969

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

    News - Dec 16, 2011

    The New KeyShot Plugins are Live

    Our development team has been known to do an awkward little dance occasionally. With the release of KeyShot 3 it happened. And, last night it happened again with the release of the new and improved KeyShot plugins. They're now updated to work in glorious 3D importing bliss, taking your models direct[...]
    Tips - Dec 14, 2011

    How to Create Custom Materials in KeyShot. The Very Basics.

    Materials. KeyShot rocks the materials. There are 700+ materials within 13 different categories for KeyShot 3. All of these existing materials are extremely powerful. Did I say 'powerful?' Yes, yes I did. Why are they powerful? Well, all KeyShot materials are scientifically accurate materials with p[...]
    Animation, Features - Dec 13, 2011

    First Renderings and Animations in KeyShot.

    I don't know about you, but I am SO glad there are more animation options in KeyShot than just turntable. Can I get a high five and a bag o' chips on that one? Philip Renato is glad as well. He's Associate Professor at Kendall College of Art and Design you may remember him from the first animation h[...]
    Features - Dec 8, 2011

    Ferrite - Interactive Liquid Sculpture. Incredibly Cool. Rendered and Animated in KeyShot.

    How cool would it be if you could harness the invisible waveforms of the world's magnetic power in a small vessel that sits atop your desk? Then, what if you could shock people into gum-swallowing awe by manipulating the liquid inside with magnets you've implanted beneath your fingertips... Perhaps,[...]
    Tips - Dec 7, 2011

    What Makes Real Real?

    Richard Feldman brought up a great question on the forum. What makes real real? If you're going for as realistic an image as possible, KeyShot is certainly up to the task. And, besides doing something like putting a leather material on a car body, there are certain items to note that can really make[...]
    Tips - Dec 6, 2011

    Creating the Perfect White with HDRLightStudio and KeyShot [Free HDRI]

    We've talked about creating the perfect car paint in KeyShot, but how do you render the perfect white paint material in KeyShot? While it's one of the most challenging colors to render, it's actually not that difficult to create... if you have KeyShot. A nice HDRI and a small material tweak and you'[...]
    Animation - Dec 5, 2011

    KeyShot Animation of the Week: Heads Will Spin

    Emil Rindell of Sweden has created a simple, yet stunning animation of a model he created in IronCAD. The animation uses a pivot point animation. Custom pivot point animations are set up through the use of "helper objects". These are objects in your model that are precisely placed using your CAD sof[...]
    News - Dec 5, 2011

    Rock the Releases. New Updates for KeyShot 3

    We released KeyShot 3 just a few short weeks ago, but that doesn't mean we've stopped development till next year. No way. We have a lot more on the way and we're also putting out updates as soon as new functionality and support is added or performance improvements are made. No need for major point r[...]
    News - Dec 2, 2011

    How Do You Bring Rhino Files Into KeyShot? ...This Plugin of Course.

    Guess what? KeyShot is able to import the most file types out of any 3D rendering software in the history of rendering software. For some software, we even have plugins that allow direct import from the software itself. Rhino is 100% compatible with KeyShot and there's even a plugin you can use to b[...]
    News - Dec 2, 2011

    KeyShot 3 Review on 3D Sphere - "Great Renders in Less Time"

    KeyShot 3 has just been absorbed by the sphere... the CG Sphere, and Mr. Tomas Salat has just published a KeyShot 3 review including a rendering comparison with MetalRay. Tomas takes a look at the new interface and highlights the specs that make KeyShot stand out. You'll also get an overview of the [...]
    Features - Nov 29, 2011

    The Visual FX Mastery and Character Rendering of Greg Strasz

    The sky cracked open, spilling light against the dusted air and silvery layers of the ancient creature's luminous membrane. That may describe the image above, but even more it describes the revelation you're about to receive into how some of the coolest visual effects are created in film and the pro[...]