KeyShot 3D Rendering

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  • Importing projects and preferences
  • Understanding how material works
  • Creating your own materials for your projects
  • Use HDRIs for lighting and background
  • Duplicate, hide, and edit our models
  • Create your own cameras
  • Configure settings to increase overall workflow performance
  • Import and apply our own textures
  • Add special effects such as DOF and Vignette
  • Retouching our work with third party applications

Creating realistic images has been always a meticulous process where setting up the stage is a long and complicated task. KeyShot has simplified this process by allowing us to have a greater amount of control and flexibility in all aspects of the rendering procedure.

"KeyShot 3D Rendering" provides a series of exercises with a detailed explanation of each part of the pipeline, from importing our model, to texturing, lighting, and rendering. In addition, the book covers in detail how to use all the necessary parameters inside KeyShot and also explains alternative methods to showcase your work.

"KeyShot 3D Rendering" starts with covering all the basic principles and fundamentals of how to work and navigate in KeyShot. Throughout the book, there will be exercises that will guide and help you to complete the chapter’s assignment. Also there will be an explanation of all the terms and parameters used in the exercises.

You will learn how to use HDRIs (High Dynamic Range Images) as the primary source for lighting and also how to incorporate backplate images into a scene. You will learn how to create your own materials, textures, and labels. Lastly this book covers camera functions, real-time settings to improve the workflow of your assignments, and also rendering properties.

The exercises in the book will provide you with all the tools necessary to bring your models to life and set up your own environment. You will learn how to adjust overall properties accordingly to maximize rendering output.

  • Create professional quality images from your 3D models in just a few steps
  • Thorough overview of how to work and navigate in KeyShot
  • A step-by-step guide that quickly gets you started with creating realistic images
Page Count 124
Course Length 3 hours 43 minutes
ISBN 9781849694827
Date Of Publication 26 Dec 2012


Jei Lee Jo

As a young child, Jei always had a passion for science fiction, fantasy worlds, and games. He lived in Venezuela for most part of his life before moving to the United States in 2003. While in Venezuela, he studied biology sciences at La Universidad de los Andes and he worked as a lab technician designing media tools and maquettes. Upon arriving to the United States, Jei decided to become a designer and CG modeler at San Jose State University. His inspiration was to always find a path where science and art co-exist, balance, and help each other to create tools that are not only attractive and beautiful, but also practical. He currently works as an independent consultant and has clients from industries such as Electronic Arts and Cisco System.