How to Change Material Types in KeyShot

How to Change Material Types in KeyShot

The Material Library in KeyShot contains hundreds of preset materials. All of these are created using a KeyShot Material Type. Each Material Type contains specific settings to provide the most accurate appearance. You can see what Material Type a preset uses by double...
KeyShot Material Spotlight: Paint

KeyShot Material Spotlight: Paint

The KeyShot paint material is a versatile material that has simple settings for quick applications of color. You can use paint on vehicles like cars or motorcycles, but you can also use them on any surface where you want a create a solid color with a clearcoat effect....
How to Add a Reflective Ground Plane in KeyShot

How to Add a Reflective Ground Plane in KeyShot

While using the default ground plane to create ground reflections is fast and simple, creating a custom ground plane is extremely easy and will give you more control over your scene. Use this is as starting point and also experiment with using different material types...
Animation of the Week: KeyShot Caustics

Animation of the Week: KeyShot Caustics

We’ve seen some pretty intense optical simulations created in KeyShot and we’re continually impressed with what users are doing. Esben Oxholm has created a mesmerizing sample of caustics animated in KeyShot. It’s absolutely gorgeous, a perfect...
How To Host a KeyShotVR on Google Drive or Dropbox

How To Host a KeyShotVR on Google Drive or Dropbox

When you render a KeyShotVR, KeyShot produces all the images, the html file and javascript needed for viewing an interactive visual in a web browser. However, you need a place to host the files so others can view it on the web. Typically, you would upload the folder...
How To Use Depth of Field in KeyShot

How To Use Depth of Field in KeyShot

KeyShot has several advanced camera settings for fine-tuning the appearance of your visuals. The first one we’ll look at is Depth of Field. Depth or Field (DOF) keeps one area of the image in focus while blurring the rest to¬†focus the viewers attention on a...
KeyShot Material Spotlight: Metal

KeyShot Material Spotlight: Metal

The Metal material is a simple way to create polished or rough metallic surfaces. It has a simplified UI where all you need to do is set the color and roughness. After that you’re all done. Color Choosing Color will tint the metal so you can have rich golds,...
KeyShot Workflow – Tablet and Stylus

KeyShot Workflow – Tablet and Stylus

Join Richard Funnell, Luxion’s Global Training Specialist, as he gives a start to finish process of various projects in this new series! In this first episode, Richard works on a tablet and shows different techniques you can use to create amazing product visuals...
KeyShot Assets from Dosch Design

KeyShot Assets from Dosch Design

Dosch Design is the creator of many high quality 3D graphics products for developing 3D visuals. In the past, they’ve provided some spectacular KeyShot specific HDRI’s. Now, they have developed an even wider variety of KeyShot specific products with...
How to Link In-scene Materials in KeyShot

How to Link In-scene Materials in KeyShot

When working with a complex model (or even a simple model) it’s easy to have multiple copies of the same materials in your scene. For example, when applying a Polished Chrome material to multiple parts you may end up with a Chrome Polished #1, Chrome Polished...