Sculptris 3D Tutorial: Prepare your model for 3D Printing with Sculptris

This tutorial was made for users of Sculptris interested in 3D printing. It contains the essential information to make a printable model with this 3D modeling software.

In this tutorial, you will learn the best practices for modeling, correcting and exporting an object for 3D printing using MeshMixer. At the end of this tutorial, you will learn how to:

Then, you will be able to upload your 3D file on our website and 3D print it!

Sculptris is a software free artistic modeling, downloadable on the Pixologic website. Unlike traditional 3D modeling software, Sculptris begins with a predefined shape to which forms can be added, removed and (you guessed it) sculpted.

Sculptris is less complex and elaborate than its counterpart, Zbrush. This particular software is focused on artistic creation combines the advantage of being both extremely simple and accessible, but also offers realistic renderings.

Unlike traditional 3D modeling software, Sculptris is really effective in creating individual models, such as characters from movies or video games. However, it is difficult to make architectural models with this particular software.

You do not need to be an expert or know the software in detail to understand this tutorial. However, it is important to master the basic elements and main functions of the software first. We will focus on good modeling practices for 3D printing, as presented in the video below .

To learn more about modeling with Sculptris, please visit the Pixologic . You can also find tutorials dedicated to Sculptris on Youtube.


  • 1.1. Modeling your object
  • 1.2. Adding Texture and Color to your 3D model
  • 2.1. Analyze and measure your 3D model
  • 2.2. Export your model for a 3D Print