We love Tilt Brush at Sketchfab HQ, it’s the kind of tool that has made making content in 3D and VR so intuitive. And tools like these are the reason we started Sketchfab. So – needless to say – we’re excited to see so much great Tilt Brush art being uploaded by our community every day.
Today, the Tilt Brush team have released their 7.0 update via Steam. Among the amazing updates contained in the latest release including model import, the folks at Google VR have worked to improve the FBX functionality to export files that better represent the artwork you’ve created in VR.
In collaboration with the team, we’ve gone ahead and improved our FBX import process to automatically detect Tilt Brush files and set up some basic parameters to get you started.
We’ve added “Additive” transparency to better mirror Tilt Brush materials output. We also now detect luminance textures and activate the bloom and filmic tone mapping post-processing filters by default. Finally we set the default background to black to match the Tilt Brush creative environment. All to better represent the artwork you’ve worked hard to create in VR
Of course, our 3D settings allow you to tweak your creations further including assigning materials from Tilt Brush’s FBX export, increasing bloom (or glow), adjusting colors and more.
Unfortunately we do not yet support Tilt Brush’s animated brushes. Currently any brush on the first two “pages” is supported, excepting “wire.” But rest assured, we’ll continue to work with the Google VR team to improve export/import features with future releases.