Webinar: Behind the Design – How ANDesign Uses KeyShot

(Level: Intermediate)

What does it take to create stunning visuals in a fast paced design industry? ANDesign covers every aspect of product development and in this special webinar, the ANDesign team shows you how they use KeyShot in the creation of iconic design for top brands. In this webinar:

  • Considering the Design to Manufacturing Process
  • Going from Concept to Final Design
  • Importance of Visuals for Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Creating Killer Sales and Marketing Imagery
  • Tips, Tricks, and Techniques
  • Q&A

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Thursday 2nd April, 6:00PM – 7:00PM GMT

Webinar: Mastering Jewellery Rendering in KeyShot

(Level: Advanced)

How do you render jewellery to get that perfect look? Ed Ferguson of Cascadia Design Studio takes you through the process of model prep, import with details on material use and lighting to capture the detail of metal and jewels for photograph quality shots. In this webinar:

  • What makes jewellery unique from other subjects in photography / rendering?
  • Model Prep and Import
  • Metal and Jewel Materials
  • Lighting and Cameras
  • Export and Post Production
  • Tips, Tricks, and Techniques
  • Q&A

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Thursday 5th March, 6:00PM – 7:00PM GMT

RenderZone Tips and Tricks

RenderZone is a plugin for form•Z which extends the visualisation and rendering capabilities of form•Z with a full arsenal of additional tools to assist you with anything from simple scene development to your most demanding rendering needs.

In this webinar AutoDesSys demonstrate numerous tips and tricks allowing you to tap into the full potential of rendering with RenderZone.

You will experience how to:

• Setup a quick Global Illumination light set up that can be a standard for any scene.
• Easily add HDRI lighting in your scene.
• Create soffit lighting.
• Gain absolute control over shadows.
• Simulate complex surfaces with Materials.
• Control reflective surfaces.
• And many other “How do I…” techniques.

A live question and answer session will immediately follow the presentation. Space is limited, so register now!


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Wednesday 25th February – 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM GMT

Webinar: KeyShot for ZBrush + Bridge Introduction

(Level: Beginner)

Guest presenter and film industry veteran, Nick Hiatt, gives you an introduction to KeyShot for ZBrush and the ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge, taking you through the process from setup and paint in ZBrush to transfer and lighting in KeyShot. This is expected to fill up quickly so grab your spot fast. In this webinar:

  • Download, installation, and licensing
  • Mesh setup in ZBrush
  • The ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge
  • Light and material setup in KeyShot
  • Model updates from ZBrush to KeyShot
  • Tips, tricks, and techniques
  • Q&A

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The Foundry Sessions: Creating Sci-Fi with MODO

Don’t miss the first The Foundry Sessions of 2015, broadcasting live on Thursday 29th January at 7pm (GMT)

This session will focus on Creating Sci-Fi with MODO and The Foundry will be joined by Fred Gambino and Henning Sanden. Interact via Twitter using #TFsessions to ask guest speakers and specialists from The Foundry team any questions you may have.


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formZ Webinar – Subdivision Modelling and 3D printing

AutoDessys will show the power of form•Z’s subdivision modelling and 3D printing capabilities by walking you through a series of actual 3D printed projects modelled exclusively with subdivision tools and features.

In this webinar you’ll experience:

  • Powerful subdivision modeling and how it can be used in your project workflow.
  • Seamless conversion of subdivision models to NURBS or Quad Meshes.
  • How the inherent quad mesh personality of subdivision objects lends itself perfectly to 3D Printing.
  • How converting your subdivision models to NURBS adds an additional layer of flexibility to your design capabilites.
  • The advantage of minimal time involved with analyzing and prepping the model for 3D printing due to the subdivision personality.

A live question and answer session will immediately follow the presentation. Space is limited, so register now to avoid missing this special opportunity.


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Wednesday 17th December – 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM GMT.

Webinar: Master KeyShot Output for Post-production

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(Level: Advanced)

Learn the tools and features inside KeyShot that will give you the greatest flexibility in composition with plenty of post-processing tips and tricks. Sign up now as space is limited! In this webinar:

  • Final scene preparation
  • Render Passes, Layers and Viewsets
  • Render settings & output
  • Post-processing in Photoshop
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Thursday, October 2nd, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (BST)

What’s New in form•Z 8 Pro?

Join AutoDesSys for this webinar featuring the exciting new features of form•Z 8 Pro. The new subdivision modeling tools in form•Z 8 Pro add a whole new dimension in free form organic modeling. These new form creation capabilities expand upon form•Z’s already powerful modeling tools with interactive onscreen controls that offer a whole new way to create smooth forms quickly. AutoDesSys will demonstrate how these subdivision models work well with 3D printers and how easily form•Z can convert these forms to accurate NURBS surfaces. They will also demonstrate how the new real-time ambient occlusion, soft shadows, bump mapping and multi-sampling features aid in visualization as part of the design process.


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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 1:00-2:00pm EDT (17:00-18:00 GMT)

Webinar: Master Lighting in KeyShot

Want to master the art of lighting your scene? Dive deep into KeyShot to learn about lighting tools and settings to make those images and animations pop. Example files provided. Sign up now as space is limited!

In this webinar:

  • Lighting considerations
  • Lighting options
  • Environment lighting
  • Physical lighting
  • Advanced options
  • Q&A

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Tuesday, September 9th,  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm BST