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3D in Photoshop by Zorana Gee

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CHAPTER 6

Adobe Repoussé – 3D Extrusions

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6.1 Introduction to Adobe Repoussé

Adobe Repoussé is a feature that allows you to produce a 3D shape from closed paths. It is named after the metalworking technique of shaping a metal by hammering a pattern from the reverse side.

The Adobe Repoussé feature can be invoked from the 3D panel in Photoshop or from the 3D menu.

Adobe Repoussé relies on OpenGL Drawing. This means that you must have a GPU (video card) that is compatible with Photoshop CS5 Extended. If your video card doesn’t support OGL Drawing in Photoshop, the Repoussé menu item in the 3D menu will be grayed out and Repoussé will not work. For ...

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