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By Bill Byrne

Add 3D on your mograph skillset! For the skilled second artist, this lavishly illustrated, four colour ebook offers the necessities to construction and compositing 3D components into your second international of movie and broadcast. suggestions and methods are awarded in concise, step by step tutorials, 1000s of that are featured all through. Featured purposes comprise Photoshop, Illustrator, After results, and Cinema 4D.

Lessons contain exploring the elevated 3D performance of the Adobe inventive Suite purposes (After results, Photoshop, and Illustrator) via a sequence of useful tutorials. extra complex 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 additional more suitable through a variety of sidebars, assistance, and "gotchas" to observe for through-out the ebook. The DVD includes hours of venture records with that you can paintings alongside the tutorials within the book.

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Highlight the planet1 Controller layer and press the R key to open its Rotation tool. Press the stopwatch icon to begin rotating the planet. 0 to give it one revolution. Repeat this on the other planet layers to get each of them rotating. 6. Recalling what was discussed in Chapter 3 about Camera Layers in After Effects, animate the camera through our space scene by keyframing our Master Camera layer’s Position and Point Chapter 4 Photoshop 3D 61 of Interest. In the above figure, I switched to the Top camera view and keyframed its Position weaving through the planets.

Setting up a 3D scene with multiple 3D objects is kind of a task with AE CS4, something I hope will be fixed in future versions. For right now though, let’s import our planet documents, one at a time. Use the setting for Composition Cropped Layers and make sure that Live Photoshop 3D is activated. 2. Make a new composition, name it spacescene, and use the NTSC DV preset. Go to the three separate planet compositions Chapter 4 Photoshop 3D 59 and copy and paste the three layers contained in each composition into our spacescene.

Now that we have assigned the materials we have the problem of our button being a long tube shape. In order to bring it back down to its correct size, we’ll use the 3D Scale tool. Go to the top options bar and reduce the scale on the Z axis. Chapter 4 Photoshop 3D 39 40 Chapter 4 Photoshop 3D 7. Now you can switch back to the 3D Rotate Tool to give your new button a quick spin! Animating 3D Objects in Photoshop Though Photoshop’s main purpose for existence is not exactly for animation, the Extended Version of CS5 has a full keyframe animation timeline just like After Effects (with far fewer options).

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