How to make a 3D planet in Blender step by step

3D modeling and material tutorial to show how to make a planet in Blender step by step. In this video, we will use a UV sphere to make a basic shape of planet, and then add a material with Principled BSDF node and image texture node. In this case study, we can download and use free planet texture of Earth from, and apply the texture into planet 3D model. Steps are easy to follow for Blender beginners. Hope this helps.

How to make a 3D planet in Blender step by step

Watch Blender Tutorial Video on YouTube at below,

How to make 3D Earth in Blender

0:00 Intro – How to make planet Earth
0:13 Add Sphere for planet
0:20 Smooth Sphere
0:40 Download Texture for planets
1:00 Texture for Earth
1:25 Add image texture into material
1:47 Add image to base color
2:09 Add Specular map
2:30 Add normal map
4:09 Render Preview

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Planet Texture downloaded from at this link.

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