The KeyShot ‘Get Your Toon On’ Rendering Challenge

by | Jun 25, 2013 | 0 comments

To celebrate the release of KeyShot 4.1 and our new integration with GrabCAD, we’re holding a new rendering challenge to give you an opportunity to win a license of KeyShot! The KeyShot ‘Get Your Toon On’ Rendering Challenge is ON and it would only be fitting that we team up with GrabCAD to make it happen. Here are all the details.

‘Get Your Toon On’ Rendering Challenge

KeyShot 4.1 is releasing very soon, just in time for summer and with it we’re introducing a new Toon material and integration with GrabCAD. We want to see what you can do with the new material and give you a chance to check out the new ability to upload your renderings directly to GrabCAD. Any of your models or any from GrabCAD is fair game. We provide the details, you provide the creativity and the stunning 3D visuals!

The best rendering wins a seat of KeyShot Pro, the best animation wins a seat of KeyShot Pro + Animation and both receive the enduring admiration of the KeyShot and GrabCAD communities! Here are all the details.

Entry Requirements:

  • Submit your entry on GrabCAD
  • Create a captivating 3D rendering or animation of a 3D model using the toon shader material
  • Rendering and/or animation must be done in KeyShot (version 4.1)
  • Screenshots, fully rendered images, animations or KeyShotVR’s may be submitted
  • Multiple entries are acceptable
  • Post edits are acceptable
  • The competition is open to everyone
  • Team entries are welcome – prize will be transferred to team leader
  • Tag your rendering with “keyshottoon” when uploading to GrabCAD
  • All renderings must be public

Additional Notes:
To see how the new Toon shader material works in KeyShot, see this KeyShot Quick tip

For a KeyShot 4.1 trial without watermarked renderings, email [email protected] with “KeyShot Toon Challenge” in the subject line. You will receive a 15 day license for use in the contest.

With your submission, it’s nice to know what work went into your rendering or animation! Tell us what modeling software or other tools are used. If post editing is done, show a before and after. It’s always interesting to see!

Luxion retains the right to use any image or animation submitted for purposes of promotion and marketing. All rights to the image belong to the person creating the image and attribution will be given when an image is used. Additional requests for use of render or animation files may be requested of the user via email.

Judging Criteria:
The submissions will be judged on three criteria: creativity, originality and composition

Grand Prize Animation – KeyShot Pro + Animation (total value $2,495)
Grand Prize Rendering – KeyShot Pro (total value $1,995)
Honorable mentions (up to 10) – KeyShot t-shirts

July 25th, 2013 (last time zone)

The winner will be announced August 1st, 2013 via the GrabCAD and KeyShot websites.

File Download:
You can download a sample KeyShot scene from KeyShot’s GrabCAD profile.

Model credits: 
Hypocycloid air compressor
GrabCAD Logo
Rendering by Rex Roberts

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