Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Rotating a book, part of Creating Perspective with Photoshop.
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This book has been photographed at an angle, which means we can see the top, …side, and the front cover. As longs as we have the Extended Edition …of Photoshop, that's all we need in order to turn it into a 3D model. …So, let's begin by going into Vanishing Point. …As always, we have to start by defining a first perspective plane. …Now on this book, it's a little tricky because we haven't got any truly squared …up surfaces. All the corners are bending in slightly.…
Nonetheless, we'll do the best we can. We're going to click just outside the …back of this spine, over to the edge, down to just beyond the bottom, and over …to the bottom left corner. Now you'll notice I've taken this …slightly outside the book area, and that's to make sure the whole book is included. …We can tear off our second perspective plane by holding down Ctrl on a PC, Cmd …on a Mac, grabbing one of these center handles and simply pulling.…
And here it comes. Let's adjust this so that it matches the …perspective of the side of the book. And that's not bad. …
- Why is perspective important?
- Finding the vanishing point
- Using existing perspective to draw additional elements
- Correcting perspective
- Using the Vanishing Point filter
- Perspective cropping
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Why Is Perspective Important?
Composing the scene5m 21s
2. Opening Doors
3. Correcting Perspective
4. The Vanishing Point Filter
5. Perspective Cropping
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