On 3D in Photoshop…

After my video went up on the Photoshop Facebook page and YouTube, I got several comments from folks who are underwhelmed by 3D in Photoshop. I figured it was time to discuss this issue in a little detail, and hopefully give a new perspective to this capability. First, let’s look at what Photoshop is not……

Samples from Photoshop CS5

I’ve added a couple of images to my Photoshop CS5 beta test gallery. We got permission to start posting these things a few weeks ago, but I’ve been a little behind. Expect a few more in the coming days!

Digital painting + composite work

Nice walk through of Phil McDarby’s work on "The Green Man Awakens" here. He doesn’t go through actual steps, but you can see the progress from one frame to the next. It’s also nice to see the idea evolve along with the actual composition, since most walk-throughs seem to be 100% visualized in advance. I…

More Photoshop 3D stuff – ElectricRain

ElectricRain has been one of my favorite 3D tools for web content (though I rarely have call to use it). Now, they’ve made things even easier with the introduction of Swift3D PS, a plugin for Photoshop CS4 Extended. Here’s why eRain says you need it: Create, bevel and extrude 3D text from any font in…