Making editable 3D type


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Making editable 3D type

Photoshop CS5 allowed you to do strew type in a 3-D space. So the notion of 3-D type is not new to CS6. However the way it works is altogether new. Adobe has completely overhauled the 3-D engine and made it worlds better. So you no longer need Repousse as you did inside of CS5; you can work directly inside the image window and we've got great heads-up display controls and the type remains editable. So let me show you how it works. I'm going to go ahead and turn off these top layers and turn on this editable text layer, select it as well.

Here is how you create 3-D type. You go up to the Type menu and you choose Extrude to 3D. That's really all there is to it. Now as soon as I choose Command, I'm going to get an alert message, asking me if I want to switch to the 3-D workspace. I don't absolutely have to, but it's probably good idea because that way, I have immediate access to my properties and 3-D panels. The purpose of the 3-D panel is to allow you to gain access to yo...

Making editable 3D type
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Making editable 3D type 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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