PBR metal material collection

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Metal material is what gives your design the right amount of shine. Whether it’s product design or an abstract scene, these metal PBR materials will make sure your photorealistic renders look astounding.

Thinking about placing your design as a WebAR viewer on your website? These metal materials are optimized, so you don’t need to worry about the size of the texture.

How to use PBR metal materials in Vectary

  1. Create an account in Vectary and open the 3D editor (Studio)
  2. Create your model from scratch or import your 3D model, or go to the Library and drag and drop an object onto the scene.
  3. Now open the Library tab and in Collections click on Metal materials
  4. Select the object you want to change the material for and drag and drop the material to it from the library. (Alternatively, just click on the material). 
  5. Add lights and ShadownPlane and start rendering with Vectary Photon. Go to Render tab, download or open the Vectary Photon app, then hit Generate Render to start photorealistic rendering. 

Tip: How to fix a broken material

Is it aligned unevenly on the object? This means you need to apply UV projections on the object

1. Select the object with the broken material

2. Go to Object mode > Helpers > UV Projections

3. In Projection settings select the Projection type that works best for your shape.

Tip: How to edit the color of the PBR metal material

  1. Select an object with the material
  2. In the Color settings on the right panel change the color of the material

FAQ

Are these PBR metal materials for free?

Anyone can use Vectary Materials for free. You can even preview the material with Vectary Photon photorealistic rendering, however, downloading the rendered image or generating a Vectary WebAR viewer is part of the paid plan.