So how does a Render Service work ?

So what is a render services, how does it work and what do they do ? Big Animation studios use Render Services right ? And it’s very expensive, right ? Wrong ! Even if you are just working off your laptop at home it can still be beneficial for you to use a render service. This could shorten your render time from weeks to hours.

How to present parts of your 3D model ?

If you are anything like me you need to present your work to other people and ask for their opinion or approval. Well in that case it can be helpful to be able to present “partial models” as seen in this picture.



I jave created a little tutorial explaining how to create this effect in Keyshot. Hope you enjoy it !

Here’s a link to the tutorial


Mike Hermes

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The Art Institutes

art institutes

Often I get questions on my YouTube channel, FaceBook page or blog…..
Where should I study 3D art ?

Well, if you live in the USA ( or are willing to study there ) you are in luck.

What is The Art Institutes? The Art Institutes is a system of over 50 schools across North America. They provide hands-on education in the creative and applied arts by offering master’s, bachelor’s and associate’s degree programs as well as non-degree programs and classes.

They for example provide a program called 3D Modeling for Animation and Games
Students in the 3D Modeling for Animation & Games program prepare for their future in the computer generated animation industry through a combined focus on traditional artistic skills and modern technology. You’ll attend courses on sculpture, life drawing, and color theory, as well as character modeling, lighting, and digital imaging. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as character modeler, texture artist, and junior production designer.

For more information about Art Institutes, check their website