Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing a 3D model into Photoshop Extended in CS5.5 and earlier, part of After Effects Apprentice 11: 3D Space.
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In the previous two movies on Vanishing Point Exchange we created what was…really a house of cards 3D model.…That was just a series of flat surfaces arranged to create the illusion of a 3D object.…In this movie, we're going to show you how to actually import a full dimensional…3D model, and note that you'll need Photoshop Extended CS4 or later to do this.…I'm going to hide After Effects, I'm back in Photoshop, and to do this you need…to start with a blank document.…So I'll go to File>New, and as the Photoshop document size will be our beginning…composition size, I'm going to go down to the Film & Video templates and choose…NTSC D1 Square Pixel.…
You could choose any of these, I'm choosing this one because it's nice and…small and efficient.…I'm going to set my Background Color to Transparent, since I might want a bit of…background behind this later, and click OK.…In addition to having a document with a clear background layer, you'll see that…I already have action and title safe guides in this document.…
The After Effects Apprentice videos on lynda.com were created by Trish and Chris Meyer and are designed to be used on their own and as a companion to their book After Effects Apprentice. We are honored to host these tutorials in the lynda.com library.
- Keyframing motion paths in 3D
- Managing multiple 3D views
- Auto-orienting cameras along a path
- Creating shadows
- Understanding Vanishing Point Exchange
- Importing a 3D model into Photoshop Extended
- Scaling in 3D
- OpenGL acceleration