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Textures in KeyShot: Adding Textures to Your 3D Model

Jan 17, 2019

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...

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How to Create and Use Physical Lights in KeyShot

Jan 09, 2019

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...

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

Jan 04, 2019

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...

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

Nov 01, 2018

 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,...

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How to Render Liquid In Glass with KeyShot

Oct 26, 2018

Rendering liquids in glass can be challenging, but with KeyShot's support for nested dielectrics it couldn't be more simple.

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Local UV Mapping: Creating Realistic Weld Textures in KeyShot

Aug 15, 2018

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...

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5 Ways KeyShot Viewer Can Save Rendering Time

Jun 20, 2018

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.

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How to Create Fabric Stretched Over a Speaker Grill in KeyShot

Jun 01, 2018

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...

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How to Create Radial Motion Blur in KeyShot

Apr 18, 2018

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...

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Intro to Multi-Materials in KeyShot 7

Mar 22, 2018

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...

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3D Rendering White Products on White Backgrounds in KeyShot

Mar 20, 2018

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...

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