Creating the Planet

Introduction: Creating the Planet

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Now we're going to create our planet!

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Step 1: Creating the Planet

Some things to know for this step.

Holding SHIFT while scaling an object will change the size on all three axes.


  1. Pick a Sphere from the menu on the right and place it on the workplane.
  2. Scale the sphere equally on all axes. Hold SHIFT before clicking a white handle. Increase the sphere's size to about 80mm.
  3. Move the Planet to the top left corner of the workplane.

In the next lesson you will learn to make rings for the planet!

Next Lesson:Creating the Rings

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