Features

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

Dec 08, 2011

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...

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By Josh
Tips

What Makes Real Real?

Dec 07, 2011

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...

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By Josh
Tips

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

Dec 06, 2011

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...

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By Josh
Animation

KeyShot Animation of the Week: Heads Will Spin

Dec 05, 2011

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...

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By Josh
News

Rock the Releases. New Updates for KeyShot 3

Dec 05, 2011

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...

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By Josh
News

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

Dec 02, 2011

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...

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By Josh
News

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

Dec 02, 2011

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...

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By Josh
Features

The Visual FX Mastery and Character Rendering of Greg Strasz

Nov 29, 2011

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...

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By Josh
News

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

Nov 29, 2011

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,...

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By Josh
News

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

Nov 23, 2011

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...

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By Josh
Features

The Spectacular Steampunk Design Sweetness of Bill Gould

Nov 22, 2011

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...

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By Josh