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By Bill Byrne

Add 3D on your mograph skillset! For the skilled 2nd artist, this lavishly illustrated, four colour ebook provides the necessities to development and compositing 3D parts into your 2nd international of movie and broadcast. recommendations and methods are provided in concise, step by step tutorials, hundreds and hundreds of that are featured all through. Featured purposes comprise Photoshop, Illustrator, After results, and Cinema 4D.

Lessons contain exploring the extended 3D performance of the Adobe artistic Suite purposes (After results, Photoshop, and Illustrator) via a sequence of functional tutorials. extra complicated classes then stick with, with tutorials and perception supplied in in particular geared classes for second artists operating in Cinema 4D, 3ds Max, and ZBrush.

4-color presentation is extra improved via a number of sidebars, suggestions, and "gotchas" to monitor for through-out the ebook. The DVD includes hours of undertaking documents with that you could paintings alongside the tutorials within the book.

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Chapter 4 Photoshop 3D 49 50 Chapter 4 Photoshop 3D 4. ” To select all of our terrain, go to Select>Similar. Now you should have all of your fake land selected. 5. Choose Filters>Render>Clouds while you have your terrain selected. This will create the cloud effect inside your selection. 6. Go to the Channels tab. Click the New Channel icon to create a new Alpha Channel. Now apply Filters>Render>Clouds again, which will create something that looks like the above figure. Now click the RGB channel.

00004-1 © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. 31 32 Chapter 4 Photoshop 3D TIP The two major topics of this chapter, 3D layers and the timeline in Animation view, are available only as part of Photoshop CS5 Extended, not the Standard version. you even have the ability to add keyframe animation in 3D space (or take it over to After Effects CS5 and do some more complex animation). Are Photoshop and After Effects, the long-term solution for most 2D animation concerns, now a full 3D solution? Well, no, or at least not really.

6. Use the Blur tool and blur some of the star clusters to give the star fields some depth. 7. From here forward is totally optional. If you are happy with what we’ve done so far, feel free to stop here. However, if you feel the need to make our space scene a little prettier, oddly colored clouds will add to that otherworldly feel. Create a new Chapter 4 Photoshop 3D 55 56 Chapter 4 Photoshop 3D blank layer, rename it clouds, and use Filters>Render>Clouds. Then apply Filters>Blur and Sharpen>Radial Blur.

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