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How to make object look smooth

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Hi! I've looked at nehe but couldn't find any article or tutorial how to make an object look more smooth. I managed to create an object using OpenGL. It's a hand, but I can't make it look more natural. It feels like there an OpenGL function that could fix my problem. Hope you can help out. Thanks!

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You need to specify normals for each vertex, i.e. a vertex normal. You can compute a vertex normal by using the normals of the surrounding faces and calculating the average of them, here's a clicky and another clicky that should help you along your way.

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