Types of Shading¶
Use a custom built colormap when plotting scalar values.
import pyvista pyvista.set_plot_theme("document")
PyVista supports two types of shading, flat and smooth shading that uses VTK’s Phong shading algorithm.
This is a plot with the default flat shading:
sphere = pyvista.Sphere() sphere.plot(color="w")
Here’s the same sphere with smooth shading:
Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 2.872 seconds)