Chapter 11

Playing with Depth Perception

Computer-generated visualizations displayed in print or onscreen must flatten three-dimensional reality onto two-dimensional surfaces, so obviously a lot gets lost in translation. Fortunately, Photoshop offers many illusions for simulating an extra dimension by playing with depth perception. Use the following techniques to add depth to 2D imagery in order to give the viewer a richer visualization experience:

Chapter Contents

  • Using Repoussé: 3D modeling in Photoshop
  • Maximizing vanishing point
  • Shooting and perceiving stereographic images
  • Creating anaglyphic imagery for 3D-glasses experiences

Using Repoussé: 3D Modeling in Photoshop

Repoussé is the name Adobe has chosen for a new 3D modeling tool inside ...

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