Material Templates are a powerful feature in KeyShot that automate the materials applied to your model in a KeyShot scene. Anyone working with large assemblies can save time using Material Templates to automatically apply materials to parts in a scene. Once a material template has been created, it c[...]
When you create a KeyShotXR, KeyShot generates a set of static web pages. If you open the html file created, it loads in a browser. However, to share the KeyShotVR with someone else, you need to host it somewhere they can access it. If you don't have access to a personal/company web server, there ar[...]
Sometimes, positioning labels can be tricky. In some scenarios, your geometry is simple, making it easy to apply a label and carry on. But what if you need to accurately position a label on a tire wall, or the rim of any other cylindrical object, such as a camera lens? There is a specific process th[...]
Matt Bridges shared his unique approach to a toon-style, cel shaded appearance in KeyShot using one material and a set of custom made HDRI environments.
How easy is it to add a layer of dust to your materials in KeyShot? Esben Oxholm breaks down the simple process in a quick tutorial he put together after sharing the image you see above. Apply a texture as an opacity map is all it takes to get an incredibly realistic, dusty material. Watch how he do[...]
Often times, designers need to render a white, smooth, product on a white background in a studio setting, lit by white lighting. You’re likely familiar with the challenge this presents. Often the product gets lost among the white background or the image ends up washed out altogether. KeyShot’s Color[...]
Early today, Vitaly Bulgarov shared some of the new personal work for his Black Phoenix Project, Pilot 2. Bringing back memories of his previous Pilot render, this new version brings in more color, less carbon fiber, an insane amount of detail and all the awesome Vitaly is known for.
Germain Baillot shared an incredible watch concept this week on the KeyShot forum. The unique design stands out for sure, but the animation he created drives home the beauty in the functionality of the piece.
The Solid Edge University 2016 Rendering Contest starts NOW! From today until September 30th, 2016, submit your best KeyShot rendering of a Solid Edge model for the opportunity to win big.
Let's talk about perspective. Any image rendered with perspective enabled will show convergence, or vanishing points, for all parallel lines. In most cases that is desired since perspective helps us understand scale and proportion, and it’s a realistic interpretation of our vision and photography. P[...]
Often times an Occlusion Pass is used to add depth to a rendering during post-processing. KeyShot allows you to do this thanks to the Occlusion material. Recently, we took a look at how occlusion works in KeyShot and how it's used when creating your rendering. If you’re not familiar with the term, w[...]