Blender set your own 3D view background color

  • This tutorial is for Blender (free graphics program
  • This is beginner level tutorial.
  • Tested in version 2.8

Ever wondered how can you set your view background in Blender? Somehow  I prefer brighter background so I always change it. It’s personal I guess.

Well there’s easy to do that. Even in 3 places, wherever you prefer.

How to set your own Blender 3D view color

You can set view background by accessing view options in top right of blender interface:

There’s three different ways to set background color: theme, world or viewport.

Theme viewport color

This variant is good if you always want the same viewport color for every file you open in Blender, so it’s persistent. However you need to set this color in Blender’s preferences theme settings here:

choose „3DViewport“ and scroll down for „Theme space“, click on it:

look for „Gradient colors“, and click on „Gradient High/Off“ and set the […]

Blender set your own 3D view background color2021-10-15T07:44:30+00:00

Blender keyboard shortcuts or cheatsheet

As you know Blender is keyboard heavy applications, there’s always that shortcut, that I forgot. So some fellows made keyboard cheatsheets, that I share here.


This guy continuously updates blender keys infographic. Link of Origin :


Image below is for versions 2.8+

Image below is for versions below 2.7

This one is keyboard layout view, a bit older, but keys remain the same.


Blender keyboard shortcuts or cheatsheet2021-09-27T05:41:06+00:00
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