Blog

Dec 31, 1969

    Blog

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

    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[...]
    News - Nov 29, 2011

    Lookout... KeyShot 3 Gets Native Support for Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya

    KeyShot 3 already supports the largest number of file format import for any 3D rendering program. Today... we add two more to the list. Luxion is extremely excited to announce native support for Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya. This will allow faster, more direct import of these file formats right into Ke[...]
    News - Nov 23, 2011

    Come See Us at Autodesk University, Get a Promo Code for KeyShot

    You know it. Autodesk University is ON and Luxion will be on deck, boothin' it like Bob Barker, showing the sweet, new interface and animation system in KeyShot 3. We'll be in booth #405 - the absolute best booth in the exhibition hall - nice and cozzy, shooting out beams of rendering delight to eve[...]
    Features - Nov 22, 2011

    The Spectacular Steampunk Design Sweetness of Bill Gould

    Sure, this isn't the first time we've featured Steampunk style renderings here on the KeyShot blog, but it is the first time you'll see a Steampunk Table Lamp. Designer and KeyShot user Bill Gould is known for his small medical device design and the Edimobile Portable Talking Box he displayed last y[...]
    Tips - Nov 21, 2011

    Rendering in KeyShot. Step-by-Step Rendering and Animation Lessons.

    As you may very well know, KeyShot 3 is out, with hundreds of shiny, new materials and a rockin' new Animation system. Undoubtedly, it's causing tremors of delight on the faces and screens of users around the world. To compound that effect, we've put together a whole new section of training material[...]
    Animation, News - Nov 15, 2011

    KeyShot 3 is Here. Animation, Materials, a Fresh UI and More.

    Today, we are extremely excited to announce the release of KeyShot 3. This release represents the most substantial update to our 3D rendering software, building on the simple process of creating amazing shots in seconds and introducing an all new, patent pending animation system to take your models [...]