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

    Tips - Jan 17, 2019

    Textures in KeyShot: Adding Textures to Your 3D Model

    So, you've captured the joy of creating a bump, color, specular and opacity map in one fell swoop and now you would like to apply those maps to your model to create the most incredible rendering your customer/client/boss/wife has ever laid eyes upon. It's extremely easy to do inside KeyShot. Once yo[...]
    Tips - Jan 9, 2019

    How to Create and Use Physical Lights in KeyShot

    In KeyShot, there are two ways to light your scene. HDRIs are the default method, but physical lights can be used as well. A combination of both HDRI and physical lighting works well too. To add a physical light, simply drag and drop a light material from the KeyShot Library to a piece of geometry i[...]
    Tips - Jan 4, 2019

    Textures in KeyShot: Creating Bump, Color, Specular and Opacity Maps (Really Fast)

    KeyShot comes packed with over 100 textures you can use, including wood, metal, and various types of texture maps - adding just the right amount of realism to your model. However, there are about a billion other textures and appearances out there that might catch your eye
    Tips - Nov 1, 2018

    How to Create Bubbles in KeyShot 8 Using the New Geometry Node

     KeyShot 8 brings us a lot of exciting new features. One of these features is the new geometry node/shader capability. Geometry nodes directly transform your geometry in a non-destructive manner. Geometry nodes are able to add to, subtract from, or reshape the geometry and are often driven by textur[...]
    Tips - Oct 26, 2018

    How to Render Liquid In Glass with KeyShot

    Rendering liquids in glass can be challenging, but with KeyShot 8's support for nested dielectrics it couldn't be more simple.
    Tips - Aug 15, 2018

    Local UV Mapping: Creating Realistic Weld Textures in KeyShot

    Recently, Magnus Skogsfjord shared his method for achieving realistic welds in KeyShot from CAD geometry. The quick 15-minute video is not only a look into the process of creating realistic weld textures, but a tutorial chock full of info on preparing your CAD data for local UV mapping. 
    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[...]
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