3D in Photoshop: The Ultimate Guide for Creative Professionals

3D in Photoshop: The Ultimate Guide for Creative Professionals

by Zorana Gee, Pete Falco
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240813774

ISBN-13: 9780240813776

Pub. Date: 08/20/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is the first book of its kind that shows you everything you need to know to create or integrate 3D into your designs using Photoshop CS5 Extended. If you are completely new to 3D, you'll find the great tips and tricks in 3D in Photoshop invaluable as you get started. There is also a wealth of detailed technical insight for those who want more. Written by the

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Overview

This is the first book of its kind that shows you everything you need to know to create or integrate 3D into your designs using Photoshop CS5 Extended. If you are completely new to 3D, you'll find the great tips and tricks in 3D in Photoshop invaluable as you get started. There is also a wealth of detailed technical insight for those who want more. Written by the true experts - Adobe's own 3D team - and with contributions from some of the best and brightest digital artists working today, this reference guide will help you to create a comprehensive workflow that suits your specific needs. Along the way, you'll pick up troubleshooting tips and advice from the industry experts and you'll be inspired by many examples of full color, original works of 3D art.

If you're already using Photoshop for your digital art and want to learn how to incorporate your 3D components into one workflow, you'll discover new ways of working with Photoshop that you probably never knew existed. Find out how to quickly generate beautiful 3D extrusions from text layers, selections and more. Brush up on your painting, texture creation and editing skills, and learn how to composite 3D to 2D scenes. You'll also discover the secrets to creating Lenticular images. It's all here in this comprehensive guide - the next best thing to sitting side-by-side with an Adobe expert while you create 3D magic.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240813776
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/20/2010
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction; Chapter 1: 3D concepts; Chapter 2: 3D Photoshop workspace; Section II: Workflows: Chapter 3: Creating 3D; Chapter 4: Painting, Texture editing and creating; Chapter 5: Compositing 3D to 2D - Raytracer; Chapter 6: Animating objects and materials; Chapter 7: Creating Lenticular images; Section III: Appendix: 3D formats and what they support; Interoperability and limitations; Definition of Terms; Trouble-shooting; Best practices; Plug-ins

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