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

    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.
    Tips - Sep 28, 2017

    Understanding KeyShot Studios & Environments

    KeyShot 7 introduces quite a few workflow enhancements. Among these are new Environment capabilities and the introduction of Studios. You can now use multiple Environments in one scene and use this together with Studios to present different views, materials and lighting conditions, all within the sa[...]
    Tips - Sep 21, 2017

    How to Create Three Point Lighting in KeyShot

    Esben Oxholm has a new video to take you through the process of creating three-point lighting using the HDRI Editor in KeyShot 7. 
    Tips - Aug 10, 2017

    How to Migrate KeyShot Resources to KeyShot 7

    KeyShot 7 is out. And with that, all the KeyShot resources - the materials, environments, textures and backplates - have been updated to take advantage of the latest KeyShot material, texture and environment capabilities. 
    Tips - Jul 18, 2017

    How to Use Poliigon Textures in KeyShot

    If you've looked around online for textures, you've likely come across Poliigon. Their wide array of high quality textures are rich in detail, can be used across different 3D software and come with various map types to get your models looking much more realistic than they would otherwise.
    Tips - Jun 14, 2017

    How to Create Glitter on Glass Material in KeyShot

    You can use the KeyShot Material Graph to create layered materials. One common material request is to create a glitter finishes on transparent materials like glass or clear plastic. Here's how to do it.
    Tips - Apr 11, 2017

    How to Create Procedural Clear-Coated Carbon Fiber in KeyShot

    Out of the millions of materials and material combinations you can produce in KeyShot, one of the most popular in clear-coated carbon fiber.  It can be applied quickly using a KeyShot procedural texture or taken even further using the KeyShot Material Graph.
    Tips - Feb 15, 2017

    How to Automate Your Rendering Using KeyShot Scripting

    What is Scripting? KeyShot Scripting allows you to automate repetitive task and build other customizations for KeyShot. KeyShot uses Python scripting, introduced with KeyShot 6.0, to provide you with more automation and reduce time-consuming processes. Automating tasks through scripts is also a grea[...]
    Tips - Dec 21, 2016

    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[...]
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