3D Using Photoshop CS6

Learn how to make amazing looking 3D objects in Photoshop CS6 with ultimate Photoshop 3d tutorials.
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2012 English

Course Description

There's heaps of 3D graphics out there at the moment, it's like the new drop shadow for Graphic Designers! Get yourself up to speed on Photoshop's easy to use 3D interface and WOW your clients with AWESOME eye popping 3D type and models.

This course firstly covers the need-to-know basics of working in the 3D in Photoshop environment and then digs deeper with some cool projects and great ideas for creating fantastic looking designs!

Many of the CS6 Photoshop 3D tutorial lessons also apply to Photoshop CS5.

This course is designed for Photoshop users to at least intermediate level.

Take this course now and learn 3D in Photoshop with our ultimate Photoshop 3D tutorials.


What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how to use the 3D Tools in Photoshop CS6

Who is the target audience?

  • Photoshop users - Intermediate level

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Setting Up
Section 2: The Basics
Setting the Scene
Changing and saving a Camera view and overview of the Secondary View.
Rendering the scene, how to render a portion of the scene and changing the Ray Tracer preferences.
The types of object you can create using Photoshop CS6 Extended.
Creating a text based extrusion with an explanation of the Mesh properties that you can edit.
Adding materials to your Mesh to add color, reflectiveness, shine, opacity and more!
An overview of the three basics lights, Infinite lights, Point lights and Spot lights, how to add and adjust them.
Changing the shadow colour and adding reflections.
Section 3: Digging Deeper
Chrome Effect - Image Based Lights
Wrapping the Soda Can - Materials
How to make a symetrical shape by bending the extrusion 360 degrees.
Learn how to create a colored ground plane to catch lighting. This video covers the important concept of merging meshes into one scene.
How to create a two tiered text effect.
Create a display stand, it's not all about text!
Resolution considerations when working in 3D.
Other helpful websites and resource to take your 3D knowledge even further!

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Instructor Biography

Married with two young kids, originally from the UK, I have been living and working in Auckland, New Zealand since 2001.

An Adobe Community Professional and An Adobe Certified Expert in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat & Dreamweaver. I have developed practice exams for people studying for their ACE certifications www.acequestions.com.

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