This page was printed on May 16, 2022. For the current version, visit https://help.shopify.com/en/partners/resources/creating-media/3d-models/creating-3d-models/3d-modeling-checklist.
Use this checklist to make sure that a 3D model is ready to be delivered to a merchant. For more information on proper modeling technique, refer to Creating 3D models for merchants.
If a merchant asks where they can inspect the 3D model, then tell them to use model-viewer by dragging and dropping the GLB file onto the web page. For USDZ files, have them open the file on an iOS or MacOS device.
The following points are required of all 3D models made for Shopify merchants.
1 base color texture
1 normal map texture
1 texture with ambient occlusion, roughness, and metalness mapped to the RBG channels respectively
1 emissive map (if applicable)
Physically-based rendering (PBR)
Modeling for revisions
When modeling, keep in mind the following best practices. They might vary in relevance from model to model, but they should be followed most of the time.