3D shadows and reflections


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3D shadows and reflections

Another great thing about Photoshop CS6 where 3D is concerned is its ability to preview shadows and reflections, before you render the scene, particularly those that are cast onto the ground plane. Let me explain what I mean. I have this 3D bull layer selected here in the Layers panel and the only thing it contains is this bull mesh. So, just as single object in the scene and yet it's casting a Shadow. In truth, there is really nothing to cast this shadow onto except this Invisible Grid Called the Ground Plane, and you can see the Ground Plane by switching over to the Move tool, which is your primary 3D editing tool in Photoshop, and it's that grid that the bull is standing on.

And that Ground Plane can accept both shadows and reflections inside Photoshop CS6, and to see what that looks like, I'll go ahead and switch over to a 3D panel. Make sure my Environment is selected at the top of the list and then in the Properties panel I'll scroll down. And you could see this item ca...

3D shadows and reflections
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3D shadows and reflections provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 New Features

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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