Get started with Tilt Brush

Paint in 3D with Tilt Brush, an app that runs on the HTC Vive , Valve Index , Oculus Rift , Oculus Quest, and Windows Mixed Reality  virtual reality systems.  You can use different brushes, effects, and tools to paint your virtual creations. To learn more about Tilt Brush, go to tiltbrush.com.

How to get Tilt Brush

To paint in 3D with Tilt Brush, you’ll need to have an HTC Vive, an Oculus Rift, or a Windows Mixed Reality headset with Touch controllers. Then, follow the steps below. 

HTC Vive / Valve Index

  1. Set up your HTC Vive or Valve Index.
  2. If you haven't already, install Steam.
  3. Download the Tilt Brush app.
  4. To open Tilt Brush, open the Steam Library > select Games > Tilt Brush

The system requirements for running Tilt Brush are the same system requirements for the HTC Vive and Valve Index.

Oculus Rift

  1. Set up your Oculus Rift.
  2. Download the Tilt Brush app.
  3. To open Tilt Brush, open the Oculus Home Library > Tilt Brush.

The system requirements for running Tilt Brush are the same system requirements for the Oculus Rift.

Oculus Quest

  1. Set up your Oculus Quest.
  2. Download the Tilt Brush app.
  3. To open Tilt Brush, open the Oculus Home Library > Tilt Brush.

Windows Mixed Reality

  1. Set up your Windows Mixed Reality headset.
  2. If you haven't already, install Steam.
  3. Download the Tilt Brush app.
  4. To open Tilt Brush, open the Steam Library > select Games > Tilt Brush

The system requirements for running Tilt Brush are the same system requirements for the Windows Mixed Reality headsets.

For a quick tutorial

  1. Make sure you are in Advanced Mode.

  2. On your palette, go to Tools > More > Tips ‘N Tricks.

  3. This will run you through an overview of your Tilt Brush controllers and where the various buttons are. 

View featured sketches

When you run Tilt Brush for the very first time, you'll be shown an introductory tutorial teaching you how to paint and use the palette.

Every time the app is started after that initial run, your palette hand will by default open to the Sketchbook. In the Sketchbook, you can choose between viewing featured sketches from Poly, sketches you liked on Poly, and your own saved sketches. You can also choose to start a new sketch. 

We regularly feature new sketches from Poly, so keep checking back to see new content every week. 

For Advanced Features

For additional technical information or advanced features, check out the Tilt Brush team's Release Notes

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