Change the appearance of a virtual object



Change the appearance of the sphere.

Use the controls to adjust the appearance variables.


Match one of the challenge surfaces.

Click on the Show the answer button to see the correct settings. Even with a small selection of tools, you can create many different looks.

This web activity was adapted from The Science Behind Pixar physical exhibition space and designed for a resolution of 1920 x 1080 on Chrome, Firefox, and Safari browsers. Mobile devices are not currently supported.

Surface Appearance Workstation

Photo of the Surface Appearance Workstation activity. See above to launch activity.