Chapter 9Importing Third-Party 3D Objects fig0009

In this tutorial, we will work with two types of 3D objects. One will be a custom-built city and roadway created in Photoshop and the other a starship built in LightWave 3D. From first appearance, the scene will look sophisticated but it is easier than you think. The sophisticated look will come from the help of photographic illumination maps used on very simple shapes. By combining those shapes, they will give the impression that the scene was built using lots of 3D detail. Let’s begin ...

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