3D modeling Knowledge base
New to Vectary or looking for some tips and tricks? Get started with great articles for beginners and learn the 3D tool.
Knowledge Base Index
To help users get familiar with Vectary, we created an index of the knowledge base divided into few main groups. Find all you need in one place simply by clicking on the article you are interested in.
Object list - Working with 3D objects
Learn everything about Vectary's object list and how to work with 3D objects.
3D drawing - How to draw lines
DRAW LINES is a versatile tool that you can use to create 2D and 3D shapes. It's popular in Low poly drawing. You can also connect two shapes or easily close or open holes in your model.
3D drawing - How to draw 3D objects
Draw 3D objects easily with Vectary. Use the Draw Objects tool to easily draw basic 3D shapes and objects.
Gizmo - How to use move rotate and resize tools
The Gizmo helps you move, rotate, transform and scale objects along the 3D axis or plane. Learn how to use it.
Extrude tool - How to extend objects in 3D
Use the Extrude tool in Vectary to extend points, lines or faces with a 3D mesh.
Bridge tool - How to connect objects with polygons
How to use the Bridge tool and connect points, lines or faces in your 3D project with polygons between them.
Bevel tool - How to create rounded corners
Create chamfered/rounded corners in Vectary or learn how to make your edges sharper when smoothed. Use the Bevel tool in Vectary.
Cap open boundaries - How to fill holes in a 3D file
Learn how to fill holes in your 3D model with Vectary. Use the tool Cap open boundaries. This technique can be used to fix mesh on your stl, obj, dae, gltf 3D file.
Dimensions - how to measure in 3D
Use Dimensions in Vectary to create 3D models to exact measurements.
Introduction to Vectary, the easy-to-use, online 3D tool where you can make awesome 3D designs. Customize templates or start your own project by assembling objects from a searchable library.
2. Before you get started with Vectary
To get started with a fully featured 3D design tool that is free and runs in a regular browser, simply type www.vectary.com and you’re good to go!
3. How to start creating 3D designs
There are three ways you can start creating a 3D design in Vectary: customizing templates, collaborating on existing projects or creating everything from scratch.
4. Looking around in 3D space
Open the online 3D design tool Vectary and get familiar with the 3D space and orientation on the scene.
5. Meet the Workspace
Hi! Meet the workspace. To speed up your design, read about the functions of the Vectary 3D design tool.
6. Selection tools
Learn how to use selection tools in Vectary and work with objects on a 3D scene.
7. Transformations - move, rotate, scale
See how transformations work in Vectary and learn to easily move, rotate and scale selected objects or groups.
9. Real-time rendering
You can work on your project while having rendering always turned on. Try the new real-time rendering in Vectary.
Change the materials on imported assets or on your own mesh models by simply dragging the materials from the Library onto the object or group on the scene.
11. Lights basics
Proper use of lights on your 3D scene is sometimes enough to make your design stand out.
Use plenty of environments from Vectary’s library and see how they affect your final render. Give your design the right mood with the right background.
13. Create a new 3D object
Learn how to use Vectary's editing tools to create awesome 3D designs from scratch.
To speed up your design process even more, you can also use keyboard shortcuts.