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Tips - Jun 20, 2018

5 Ways KeyShot Viewer Can Save Rendering Time

There are so many ways KeyShot Viewer can be used in the product development process. We're learning about new ways people are using it all the time but these five are the ways customer have told us it has helped the most.
Tips - Jun 1, 2018

How to Create Fabric Stretched Over a Speaker Grill in KeyShot

Curious about rendering fabric? How about rendering fabric stretched over a speaker grill? Go no further. Esben Oxholm is back with another tip, showing you how to use the Material Graph in KeyShot Pro to achieve a stretched fabric over speaker grill appearance.
Tips - Apr 18, 2018

How to Create Radial Motion Blur in KeyShot

If you want to create sense of motion, it's pretty common to use linear motion through a translation animation to make that happen. Radial motion blurs using rotation animations can be added to wheels to provide the same sense of motion. But how do you give the sense that the  entire environment is [...]
Tips - Mar 22, 2018

Intro to Multi-Materials in KeyShot 7

Multi-Materials allow you to change one material into a group of materials. This can be useful for setting up material variations and color studies or just serve as a method for fast, non-destructive material swapping. Multi-Materials is an advanced material feature in KeyShot Pro which also provide[...]
Tips - Mar 20, 2018

3D Rendering White Products on White Backgrounds in KeyShot

Last time we checked in with Esben Oxholm, he shared how to set up Poliigon textures in KeyShot. That's a great method when you need to use textures, but what if you have a simple white product on a white background? Or, what if the edges of your product are blending in with your background? Well, E[...]
Tips - Feb 22, 2018

How to use Poliigon Maps to Create Textured Materials in KeyShot

We've touched on using Poliigon textures with KeyShot materials in the past, but in his latest video, Esben Oxholm takes a solid 20 minutes to show you his texture setup process from start to finish for a variety of materials with plenty of tips along the way. If you've wondered about using Poliigon[...]
Tips - Feb 20, 2018

Joshua Dunlop's ZBrush to KeyShot Process Using a Wacom Cintiq

You saw our interview with him last month, now get a behind the scenes look at how Joshua Dunlop goes from ZBrush to KeyShot using his Wacom Cintiq. The fine folks at Wacom have just published a tutorial starring Joshua who is best known for his realistic Pokémon creatures in his Pokémon Zoology ser[...]
Tips - Dec 22, 2017

How to Create Worn Painted Metal in KeyShot

In his latest video, Esben Oxholm shows you how to create a worn paint metal material in KeyShot. Esben creates the material using the basic materials and the KeyShot Material Graph, breaking down each step and each node in the process.
Tips - Dec 19, 2017

Architectural Exterior Render Using Rhino for Mac and KeyShot

In a new video from Simply Rhino, Phil Cook takes you through the process of creating an architectural exterior render with a 3D model created in Rhino for Mac and importing it directly into KeyShot to apply the Sun & Sky environment, along with the application of materials, textures and setup of ca[...]
Tips - Dec 8, 2017

How To Create Subtle Hairline Scratches in KeyShot

So, you're in need of some scratches. Not just any old scratch though - subtle, hairline scratches. As you see in the pool ball example here, a small amount of wear can add an incredible amount of realism. With KeyShot, you can create these scratch effects quite easily. We'll go over how to do it an[...]
Tips - Nov 16, 2017

How to Create Light Beams in KeyShot 7

While KeyShot 7 doesn't have a dedicated light beam or fog feature there are a couple methods that provide a very flexible approach for adding light beams to your KeyShot scene.
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