Setting expectations: 3D in Illustrator


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Setting expectations: 3D in Illustrator

Before we start learning about the 3D effect inside of Illustrator, it's important to set a few expectations. Once we understand exactly what the capabilities of 3D inside of Illustrator are we can use that to our advantage. The first thing to realize about 3D inside of Illustrator is that it's real 3D rendering. So it isn't some kind of a cheesy effect, at the same time, because it's real 3D rendering, it does take a lot of computer processing power and as such based on the complexity of your graphics, you may find yourself waiting a little bit for Illustrator to render the 3D. While 3D is real inside of Illustrator, it's also a vector-based implementation of 3D. Now if you have seen those 3D movies, like for example by Pixar, those are pixel-based renderings, not vector- based, and as such they have different types of shading capabilities that are not present inside of Illustrator.

At the same time, there are certain benefits of using vector based rendering, one of ...

Setting expectations: 3D in Illustrator
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Setting expectations: 3D in Illustrator provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Beyond the Basics

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