How to Smooth Shade Objects


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Smooth shading objects

There are times in Blender when your models will look like they have facets, in other words, they don't look smooth. You can see them here on this sphere that we have. Each individual face is kind of rendered flat almost as a plane, so that as it moves through the light, you can see how that sphere looks less smooth and more like just a series of planes, which actually is what it is. But we can get around this by using smooth shading. So all I have to do is right-click on my sphere and in the Object Tools palette, you'll see I've got an option here for Shading.

Flat shading gives you this; Smooth shading smoothes that out so that you can actually have a smoother looking object. You can apply this on a per face basis. So let's go ahead and switch this back over to Flat and then hit the Tab key so that way I can go into Edit Mode and I am going to hit Ctrl+Tab and select faces. So I am going to deselect all the faces by hitting A and then I'm just going to go ahead and sel...

Smooth shading objects
Video duration: 2m 23s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Smooth shading objects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Blender Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Blender
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