Tracing the faces of your letters


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Tracing the faces of your letters

All right; now that we're finished with our 3D work, it's time to get started with the 2D modifications, and these remaining steps fall under the headings of clarification, and integration. So we want to be able to clarify the existing details inside the image, so we get an authentic grunge effect, and we want to go ahead and integrate these 3D letters with the photographic background. Now, I've got a file open that includes a few layer comps. I'll bring up the Layer Comps panel so that you can see; I've gone ahead and clicked in front of the one that represents our progress so far. And now I'm going to walk through the other layer comps from the keyboard.

So our next step will be to outline the faces of the letters, so that we have a kind of seam between the faces and the beveled edges, and then I'm going to add some stains to the wall beneath the letters. I figured that the letters must be hanging from something, so I went ahead and added some heavy-duty wires...

Tracing the faces of your letters
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Tracing the faces of your letters provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 Extended One-on-One: 3D Type Effects

Subjects:
3D + Animation Design
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Photoshop
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