How do I improve the quality of my render?

I am trying out the render environment for the first time and I am having a hard time getting good quality images that I can export to JPEG or PNG. When I enter the render environment there are already some good quality shots of my design in the 'Rendering Gallery'. The problem is, these designs are ignoring the white powder coat that I applied to my design. I've tried re-rendering these and the color remains the same.

So instead I created a new render using the very same settings however as you can see in the screenshots attached my renders are zoomed out and when you zoom in the quality is actually really poor. Do you have ideas on how I can improve this? Thanks in advanced for any feedback.

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JON-A-TRON1 month ago

Some of the renderings in the gallery are automatic- they render in the background and are meant for reference. The ones that don't have the material applied were probably made before you applied it.

The best renders you'll be able to get will be the ones using Cloud Rendering (not relying on your processor).

You can adjust the resolution in the Render dialog (when you click the teapot on the right side of the toolbar) but changing the width and height of the picture. In any case, you should zoom into your object in the canvas before rendering, this will give you more detail.

Cloud Render and Final Quality should be set by default, and that's what you'll want.

Here's a very thorough youtube video on rendering that you might find useful:

LukeK1990 (author)  JON-A-TRON1 month ago

Thank you Jonathan for your help, I will give that a try :)