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How to Migrate KeyShot Resources to KeyShot 7

Aug 10, 2017

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. 

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How to Use Poliigon Textures in KeyShot

Jul 18, 2017

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...

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How to Create Glitter on Glass Material in KeyShot

Jun 14, 2017

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.

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How to Create Procedural Clear-Coated Carbon Fiber in KeyShot

Apr 11, 2017

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...

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How to Automate Your Rendering Using KeyShot Scripting

Feb 15, 2017

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...

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How to Adjust Color Density on Transparent Materials in KeyShot

Dec 14, 2016

When we observe materials in real life, transparent materials like glass can vary in color depending on the thickness of that material. Window glass, for example, will show very little color in areas where the material is thin. However, when...

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5 Steps to Getting Great Caustics in KeyShot

Nov 22, 2016

When you set out to create a realistic rendering, referencing real life objects, environments and lighting is a great way to ensure your results are accurate. One naturally occurring phenomenon to be aware of is caustics: concentrated light rays...

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How to Set Up Material Templates in KeyShot

Nov 08, 2016

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...

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How To Host a KeyShotXR on GitHub

Oct 31, 2016

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...

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How to Use Planar Projection to Position Labels in KeyShot

Oct 18, 2016

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,...

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A Unique Approach to Cel Shaded Appearance in KeyShot

Oct 12, 2016

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.

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