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Training: Keyshot – Fundamentals

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This training will allow you to learn how to use Keyshot, a software for staging and rendering photorealistic 3D models. It is commonly used in industrial fields and in 3D illustration.

Participant profiles

  • Designates, Architects, Decorators and 3D artists
  • Multimedia creators wanting a simple and efficient rendering tool, especially with the use of Zbrush


  • Import 3D models into the shot, stage them and create renderings
  • To use the different libraries contained in the picture: materials, texture and environment
  • Place lights and use hdri
  • Prepare passes for composition in Photoshop


  • Very good knowledge of the IT environment
  • The practice of 2D or 3D image creation software

Course content

Module 1: The KeyShot interface

  • Presentation of the interface
  • Import formats, Live Linking and 3D software concerned

Module 2: Navigation

  • Move in the 3D view
  • Manipulate 3D objects
  • Keyboard shortcuts

Module 3: Material libraries

  • The materials
  • Light materials
  • Caustics
  • Unlink the material
  • Colors

Module 4: HDRI images

  • Environment and HDRI map
  • HDRI sites
  • Background
  • Textures
  • Bump and normal maps
  • Opacity map
  • Specular map
  • Label
  • Procedural texture

Module 5: The environment

  • Scene
  • Create a group
  • Instancing
  • Environment
  • HDRI editor
  • Sun and sky
  • Highlight
  • Adjust perspective
  • Camera
  • Depth of field
  • Settings

Module 6: Animation

  • Understanding the timeline
  • The different types of entertainment
  • Camera animations
  • Example of copy and paste of animations
  • Motion blur
  • Bland
  • Camera change
  • Final export

Module 7: Rendering

  • Still images
  • Quality and rendering setting

Module 8: KeyShot and VR

  • Definition of the VR version
  • The different possibilities
  • Render setting

Module 9: Multi-pass postproduction in Photoshop

  • Add the passes to Photoshop, merge them and edit them
  • Best practices in Photoshop
  • Optimization, settings, effects
  • Finalization and export


  • Digital courseware included

Lab / Exercises

  • Présentation du rendu studio et du rendu environnemental
  • Chercher ses sources
  • Préparation dans un logiciel de 3D
  • Incrustation sur Backplates
  • Ajouter la map HDRI
  • Le rendu (Clown Pass et map de base)
  • AO Pass
  • Hard Shadow Pass

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Temptraining funding

ITTA is a partner of Temptraining, the continuing education fund for temporary workers. This training fund can subsidize continuing education for anyone who works for an employer subject to the Collective Work Agreement (CCT) Rental of services.
Prix de l'inscription
CHF 1'300.-
Inclus dans ce cours
  • Training provided by an industry expert
  • Digital documentation and materials
  • Achievement Badge

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Horaires d’ouverture

Du lundi au vendredi, de 8:30 à 18:00.


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Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 06:00 pm.

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