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Version: 3.8.0


The Sphere object is shape that can be manipulated in 3D space.

Add a Sphere Object

To add a Sphere object, click the Add button [+], go to 3D, and then select Sphere in the Hierarchy panel.

sphere hierarchy

Use the Sphere Object

Different textures, materials, and post-process effects can be applied to the sphere to alter its appearance.

Move, Rotate, and Resize the Sphere

In the Scene panel, you can scale, rotate, and transform the Sphere.

scene panel transform

The Transform component in the Inspector panel allows you to manually adjust the Position, Rotation, and Scale properties.

transform properties

Apply a Material to the Sphere

To apply a material to the Sphere object, first add a material in the Assets panel. Click the Add button [+] in the Assets panel, go to Material, and then select your desired material. This example uses the Standard PBR material.

add material

Select the chosen material in the Assets panel and then customize it to your liking, using the properties in the Inspector panel. Learn more about using Materials.

Then go to the Mesh Renderer component in the Inspector panel, click on the Material field, and then select your material. Alternatively, you can drag the material from the Assets panel into the Mesh Renderer's Material field.

select material property


The Sphere object is made up of the following components, found in the Inspector panel: