Keyshot 5 - Guide to rendering high quality concepts

A Beginners guide to using Keyshots rendering capabilities for high quality image production
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Instructed by David Newton Design / 3D & Animation
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Welcome to this course on Keyshot 5 Pro

During this course you will learn all the techniques to produce amazing renders in a fraction of the time it takes to do it in other software packages, using keyshots live preview feedback and advanced material and enviromental set ups not only will your renders be faster but also highly accurate.

This course has been created for all levels, spending extra time to make sure the points covered stick in your mind.

I have had lots of fun making this course and I cannot wait for you to explore all of Keyshot features I am sure you will be amazed!

What are the requirements?

  • You will need Keyshot 5 and pro for the VR Render
  • Photoshop or similar

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Render fantastic images
  • Understand Keyshots main features
  • Navigate Keyshot
  • Create custom cameras
  • Have a full knowledge of materials and maps within Keyshot
  • Set up enviroment lighting using HDRI
  • Create an interactive turntable

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in Keyshot
  • As Keyshot is so fast at rendering, anyone who wishes to speed up there render speeds
  • This course is not a modelling course
  • This course is for anyone who uses or is thinking of using Keyshot

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Welcome to this course on Keyshot 5, at the end of this course you will have a great understanding of Keyshot 5 and all the main features.

Section 1: Introducing Keyshot 5

In this lesson we will introduce the files we will use throughout.

Please download the resources attached to this lecture.


Lets now have a quick look at Keyshot, And also I will show you a potential problem and a way to solve it.

Section 2: Working with our project

Ok lets import our model straight into Keyshot, we will also look at updating and reimporting as well as unlinking materials to get total control over our material assignment.


Now the exciting bit lets assign materilas and texture, bump and opacity maps to our model.


When we add HDRI enviroments to our scene it will realy bring the model to life, this guide will get you up to speed in no time.

Section 3: Setting up cameras and rendering

Lets now set up custom cameras and prepare our render setup.


Lets now review our final render in Photoshop.

Section 4: Bonus lessons

For this bonus lesson we will do two things, one set up a virtual turntable allowing you to tumble around your model and great for your website!. And two we will add stickers (called labels) to our scene.

5 questions

End of course quiz 5 questions try to get the correct :)

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Instructor Biography

David Newton, Teacher, Website and 3D Creative Artist

I have worked professionally in many creative sectors for the last 20+ years, being a creative veteran I have taught to advanced level Design, Art, Sculpture, 3D Modelling/Animations/Rendering and Website design.

I have worked for small companies giving me the rare opportunity not to be pigeon holed, it has also meant I have had to keep up with all the latest techniques and technologies.

I currently run a company specialising in multi-disciplined creative design, from 3D animations to CMS websites, Banners, Adverts, Logos and a whole host of other work.

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