3D in Photoshop

From pickupdropoff > machtayh > pickup folder >
Drag the folder 3DPhotoshop to your Documents. There are assets in that folder you will use for this exercise.

Open file DEMO.psd in Photoshop.

WHAT’s the STEP?
  • OPEN File (CMD O) > 1920px X 1080px
  • CHOOSE TYPEFACE : TRY “BLACKOAK”
  • Select Type Tool (T) > size: 200 pt
  • Type the word “RESPECT”
  • Dblclk type color box;
    use EYEDROPPER TO SAMPLE roof tile color
With TYPE LAYER selected,create 3D extrusion:

(Main Menu) 3D > “New 3D Extrusion from Selected Layer”

Use the GROUND PLANE controls @ lower left to swing the GROUND PLANE down along the “rooftop” plane. Not parallel, just to where the 3D Letter blocks “look right”.

Object Adjustment tools at TOP of screen can be used to fine tune the position of letterblocksUse PROPERTIES + 3D panels to work with the letterforms:
SCREENSHOT > shows PROPERTIES + 3D panels open, with EXTRUSION layer selected, and MATERIALS adjustments available:

  • SHINE
  • REFLECTION
  • ROUGHNESS
  • BUMP
  • OPACITY
  • REFRACTION