This article explains how to give credit to people for the 3D models you download from Sketchfab. Every free downloadable model on Sketchfab includes a Creative Commons license.
The simplest way to credit an artist for a model that you have reused in your own work is to include some text and links next to your new work.
For example, if you downloaded and reused the model above in some way, you would add the following somewhere alongside where you published your new work:
Do I always have to add a credit for 3D models I download from Sketchfab?
Yes, free 3D model downloads on Sketchfab are shared under Creative Commons attribution licenses, which allow people to distribute their creations so that other people can reuse and build upon their work. By downloading a model from a creator on Sketchfab, you are entering into an agreement to credit that user wherever you publicly reuse their work.
Giving credit to artists whose work you reuse is not only legally required, it is a great way to say thank you to the artist and help other people discover the 3D models that you found useful in the first place.
How do I use 3D models without giving credit?
If you want to use 3D models that do not require giving credit to the original artist, you can visit the Sketchfab Store and browse an amazing selection of royalty-free 3D models.
Sketchfab Store purchases do not require credit to the author, however, they do include a Standard or Editorial license detailing how they can be reused.