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Photoshop CS5 3D Advanced

Stephen Burns

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Grasp the Advanced Principles

This unique disk will show you the possibilities & power behind Photoshop’s new 3D features. Move beyond the basics of 3D in Photoshop CS5 Extended and learn how to create custom 3D objects (Geometry). This DVD will also address the concept of importing 3D objects from 3rd party programs. You will get an understand of UV map texturing, Image Based lighting, general lighting techniques and texturing to create the fantasy scene that you see on the cover of this DVD. You will also learn how to use lighting, custom texturing and matte painting techniques to merge the 3D content into one cohesive concept.

This fast loading DVD ROM contains over 4 hours of sharp video. The advanced interface allows the user to instantly jump to any of the lessons with complete control over the playback including Full Screen. All the lesson files are included, so you can follow along at your own pace!

If you want to move beyond text, boxes and other 3D basics in Photoshop, this Disk is for you!

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Introduction to the DVD

View the introduction as to the motive of the lessons in this DVD.

Using Displacement Map to Create a Mountainous Landscape

Learn how to create a 3D landscape natively in CS5 Extended. Use the painting tools to sculpt the landscape

Texture Mapping

learn how to texture the terrain.

Creating Foliage textures

Add mountainous detail and foliage to the terrain.

Modeling 3D Architecture

Use Repousse to sculpt a 3D building from vector shapes. You will also learn to how to apply details to the shape using photographic images that will bring it to life as a architectural form.

Texturing 3D Architecture

Learn about applying bump, reflective and specularity map texturing techniques to give the architecture a stronger sense of realism

Merging 3D Objects into a Single Scene

Merge multiple 3D objects into a single 3D scene. Objects can interact as 3D lights are applied to the scene.

Adding Bump Surfaces to Landscape

Modify the surface of the landscape with bump to enhance the effects of the lighting

Adding waterfalls and lake

Add waterfalls and lakes using photographs to tell a stronger story.

Creating lighting and atmosphere

Use your brush and layer blend modes to introduce atmospheric lighting into the 3D scene.

Using custom brushes

Add realism to your 3D scene by creating custom brushes that will add water splashing effects

Adding Foliage to the Mountain Terrain

Compositing and painting techniques to complete the mountain landscape by adding foliage onto the mountain terrain

Integrating 3D from 3rd Party programs

Learn how Photoshop imports 3D from other programs to complete your creative work

Custom Creating Textures

Learn how to alter the textures that CS5 originally applied to your model so that the surface reflect your personal vision
Stephen Burns

Stephen Burns

Stephen Burns ( has discovered the same passion for the digital medium as he has for photography as an art form. His background began as a photographer 28 year ago and in time, progressed toward the digital medium. He is the author of five books including, Advanced Photoshop CS4Trickery & FX and The Art of Poser & Photoshop and is a corporate instructor and lecturer in the application of digital art and design for the past 14 years. He has been exhibiting digital fine art internationally at galleries such as Durban Art Museum in South Africa, Citizens Gallery in Yokahama, Japan, and CECUT Museum Of Mexico to name a few. Stephen regularly speaks at events like Siggraph and is the president of the San Diego Photoshop Users Group ( ) of which there are currently 3000 members strong and growing.

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