Tilt Brush, Tilt Brush, えもこ, チルトブラシ, 使い方,

In this article, I introduce how to display a VR illustration drawn by Tile Brush, in STYLY.
Please try it as you can do it without any knowledge or equipment for VR.☺️

完成イメージ

Expected completion image

Please refer to the article below to learn how to draw VR illustration.
→Draw VR illustration by Tilt Brush for beginners

Create your account for STYLY

Firstly, access to STYLY (https://styly.cc/) by a web browser on your PC (Chrome is recommended).
Click “CREATE YOUR VR SPACE FOR FREE” at the centre to open the user registration form.

STYLYトップページ

The top page of STYLY

Enter ‘User name’, ‘Email Address’ and ‘Password’ and then click ‘Sign up’ to create an account.
If you have already created your account before, click ‘Log in here’ on the bottom left to log in.

ユーザー登録画面

User registration form

Once you create your account, you can launch STYLY Editor by clicking the ‘Launch STYLY Editor’ button.

STYLY Editorを開く

Open STYLY Editor.

Select the ‘Create Scene’ tab, enter the name of the scene in the ‘Title’ box and click ‘Create’.

新規シーンを作成

Create a new scene

Now you are ready to create a VR space.
Leave STYLY Editor open as is.

新規シーン作成完了

A new scene has been created.

Display the VR illustration drawn by Tilt Brush

You need to upload your VR illustration to ‘Google Poly’ (hereinafter referred to as Poly) at first before you export it to STYLY.
Poly is a 3D object library provided by Google.

Upload to Poly

Select the ‘Cloud’ icon below the palette to upload.

VRイラストをPolyへアップロード

Upload your VR illustration to Poly

If you didn’t log in with your Gmail address, the log-in screen would pop up on your PC screen.
You can upload once you logged in with your Gmail account.

Set the information of your sketch

Access to Poly(https://poly.google.com/) by a web browser on your PC and click the menu button on the top left.

メニューを開く

Open the menu.

Click ‘Your uploads’ in the menu on the left to open the VR illustration uploaded. Select it.

アップロードしたVRイラストを表示

Display the VR illustration uploaded.

Click “EDIT DETAILS & PUBLISH” on the top right corner to set the information about your VR illustration.

VRイラストの詳細情報を開く

Open the detail about your VR illustration.

Click ‘PUBLISH’ once you filled the form.

VRイラストの情報を設定

Set the information about your VR illustration.

Click ‘Share’ on your Gallery page, and copy the URL of your work.

VRイラストのURLをコピー

Copy the URL of your VR illustration.

Import to STYLY Editor

Open STYLY Editor again.
Firstly, click the ‘Picture’ icon (Assets) on the top left of the screen.

Assetsを選択

Select ‘Assets’

Secondary, click ‘3D Model’.

3D Modelを選択

Select ‘3D Model’.

With the ‘Poly 3D Models’ tab selected, paste the URL (The title of your work will do also) you copied in the search bar, and click ‘Search’.

VRイラストを検索

Search for your VR illustration

Then, the VR illustration uploaded is displayed. Click it.

VRイラストを選択

Select your VR illustration.

Your VR illustration has been imported.

VRイラスト配置完了

STYLY has imported your VR illustration.

Your VR illustration could be buried in the ground plane or too small in STYLY. In those cases, adjust the position, size and angle as instructed below.

Move, scale and rotate it

You can ‘move’, ‘scale’ and ‘rotate’ what you imported to STYLY Editor (hereinafter referred to as an asset) by the buttons on the right of the screen.

画面右側のボタン

The buttons on the right of the screen

Firstly, click the asset to move.
(Alternatively, you can select it from the list on the left).

アセットを選択

Select an asset

Move it

Press the ‘move’ button on the right with an asset selected.
Adjust the position by dragging the arrows in the direction you want to move along.

移動(move)の操作方法

How to move an asset

Scale it

With an asset selected, press the ‘scale’ button on the right.
Adjust the size by dragging the cube on the axis you want to scale the asset with.
If you drag the white cube at the ‘origin’, you can scale an asset uniformly.

拡大縮小(scale)の操作方法

How to scale an asset

Rotate it

With an asset selected, press the ‘rotate’ button on the right.
Drag the curve on the sphere shown on the bottom left, in the direction you want to rotate.

回転(rotate)の操作方法

How to rotate an asset.

Adjust the position and orientation of an asset by making a good use of those operations.
Please refer to the tutorial below if you want to learn how to operate STYLY more.
→The tutorial to learn how to create and publish a Scene

Display your 3D model

In STYLY, you can display not only VR illustration but also 3D model, 2D illustration and video without too much effort.
As I am tempted to, I display a 2D illustration and a video in the ‘easel’ and the ‘picture frame’ modelled in 3D.

At first, click the ‘Picture’ icon (Assets) on the top left.

Assetsを選択

Select ‘Assets’.

Next, click “3D Model”.

3D Modelを選択

Select “3D Model”.

Display an easel from ‘Poly 3D Models’

You can easily import 3D models published in Poly.
With the ‘Poly 3D Models’ tab selected, enter ‘easel’ in the search bar, and then click ‘Search’. Now you can see many 3D models of ‘easel’.

Polyからイーゼルを検索

Search easels in Poly.

Click your favourite easel to place, and adjust the position and orientation so that it doesn’t overlap the VR illustration placed before.

イーゼルの位置などを調整

Adjust the position and orientation of the easel (Title: easel Author: yentc atmcdg URL: https://poly.google.com/view/52cDlIgLNvv)

Display a picture frame from ‘3D Models’

In STYLY, there are many 3D models ready to use freely.
With the ‘3D Models’ tab selected,  click the picture frame (DecorationFrame) in the list to place it.

STYLYの豊富な3D素材

A plenty of 3D models in STYLY

Adjust the position and orientation of the picture frame so that it doesn’t overlap the VR illustration placed before.
I placed it at the opposite side of the easel this time.

額縁の位置などを調整

Adjust the position and orientation of the picture frame.

Display an image

Firstly, click the ‘Picture icon’ (Assets) on the top left.

Assetsを選択

Select ‘Assets’.

Next, click ‘Image’.

Imageを選択

Select ‘Image’.

Select the image to upload by the ‘Select’ button and then click ‘Upload’.
The supported formats are PNG, JPEG and GIF (Animation GIF is also supported).

PCから画像をアップロード

Upload an image from PC.

Then, set up how to display it (Screen type).
I selected ‘Original Aspect Screen’ this time.

画像の表示方法

How to display the image

Place the imported image on the easel.

画像の位置などを調整

Adjust the position and orientation of the image.

Display a YouTube movie

Firstly, click the ‘Picture’ icon (Assets) on the top left.

Assetsを選択

Select ‘Assets’.

Next, click “Video”.

Videoを選択

Select ‘Video’.

Copy the URL of a YouTube movie (The title of the movie also works) and paste it in the search bar. Now click ‘Search’.

YouTube動画を読み込み

Load a YouTube movie.

You can choose “Normal” or ” Mute” for Sound Mode.
There are various screen shapes ready for the movie such as Square, Sphere and Cube (under ‘Regular Screens’).

I selected ’16:9 Screen’ this time.

配置する動画の設定

Select a screen shape to place in the scene from ‘Regular Screens’.

Place the movie to fit to the picture frame.

動画の位置などを調整

Adjust the position and orientation of the movie.

Change Sky and Ground

Change the sky and the ground to make them suit the plot of your artwork.
At first, click the ‘Picture’ icon (Assets) on the top left.

Assetsを選択

Select ‘Assets’.

Next, click ‘3D Model’.

3D Modelを選択

Select ‘3D Model’.

With the ‘Sky and Grounds’ tab selected, select the sky and the ground that fits the scene.

空と地面の設定

The setting of the sky and the ground.

Publish and Share it

Finally, adjust the position of each asset while monitoring how the whole picture is balanced.
For VR HMD users, check it in VR by downloading STYLY on Steam.

Once you launch STYLY, the scene you are working on will appear in ‘My Scenes’. Click it to load.

Now you can check it by VR HMD so adjust what you want to correct in STYLY Editor.

作品をVR HMDで確認

Check your work by VR HMD.

Once you complete the scene, let’s publish it.
At first, click the ‘Globe’ icon on the top left.

作品を公開するボタン

The button to publish your work.

Enter Title and Description, and click the ‘globe’ icon on the bottom right (See below) to publish it.

作品の情報を設定

Enter information about your work.

Once you publish it, the corresponding page will be set and displayed. Let’s share it by pressing the SNS icon.

People who don’t have VR HMD could also view your work by a web browser so let’s share with a lot of people.

作品をSNSでシェアしよう

Share your works by SNS.

This time, I introduced how to display a VR illustration by Tilt Brush and other assets, in STYLY.
It’s fun to view your work closely in VR, and you can show it to the people all over the world by sharing by SNS.
Please display your works in VR space by STLY. It’s your turn!

えもこ

こんにちは、バーチャル美術家のえもこです。バーチャル空間で美術と技術を組み合わせた色々な作品をつくっています。どうぞよろしくお願いします。 https://www.youtube.com/c/emoco_art

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