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Real World Compositing with Adobe Photoshop CS4 by Scott Valentine, Dan Moughamian

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3D in Photoshop

This section of the chapter covers the important tools and options that Photoshop uses to create and manipulate 3D content, including models imported from other applications. While this is not an exhaustive discussion of how every feature works, we hope to provide you with a good foundation for experimenting with these new creative options.

Basic 3D Tools

Photoshop provides several new tools for working with 3D content. They are broken into two groups: 3D tools and 3D camera tools.

Moving 3D objects. The 3D tools are designed for moving 3D objects across the canvas in different ways (Figure 9.6). This group includes 3D Rotate, 3D Roll, 3D Pan/Drag, 3D Slide, and 3D Scale. For the most part, these do what their names suggest: ...

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