Merging textures onto 3D objects


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Merging textures onto 3D objects

Although it's not technically painting, another way that we can get textures onto 3D objects is by merging 2D layers onto 3D objects. In this project, I have two layers. I have first this, 2D decal. This does have some 3D looking text. It's something I created in Cinema 4D but it just is a static 2D layer. I also have a 3-dimensional cube I created in Photoshop. If I select the cube layer and move this around, you'll see that it is, in fact, a 3D layer. I'm going to undo that. Now again, this 2D layer, I don't want to throw you off just because it has some 3D stuff on it. I mean I could select the Paint Brush tool and maybe a standard brush here. If I just painted some squiggles on it, and now that's our layer.

The point is it doesn't matter what the layer is. It just has to be a 2D layer. With that layer selected, the 2D layer on top of the 3D object, I'm going to go to the Layers panel fly-out menu and select Merge Down. Incidentally, you'll notic...

Merging textures onto 3D objects
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Merging textures onto 3D objects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Photoshop CS4 Extended for 3D

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3D + Animation
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