1st Edition

Photoshop 3D for Animators

By Rafiq Elmansy Copyright 2011
    292 Pages 120 Color Illustrations
    by Routledge

    292 Pages
    by Routledge

    Photoshop is not just for photographers anymore. Photoshop 3D for Animators is one of the only titles available that discusses 3D Photoshop techniques specifically for animators. Now with Adobe CS5, 3D Digital artists can integrate 3D models into Photoshop or create 3D models in Photoshop with the high capability to customize, edit and animate.

    With Photoshop 3D for Animators, explore the new 3D tools and techniques that will enhance your animation pipeline and workflows with the Adobe Suite softwares, including After Effects and Flash. Explore the ins and outs of Adobe Photoshop and expand your 3D expertise with the comprehensive guide to Adobe 3D toolset for animators. Customize Adobe CS5 tools for your specific, animation workflow and integrate your 3D models with Adobe Flash and the entire Adobe Suite platform with ease. Learn to manipulate 3D images as well as import 3D content from the Adobe creative suite. With in-depth, step-by-step tutorials, explore lighting, digital painting, texturing and rendering for 2D and 3D the power of Adobe Photoshop software. Enhance your digital workflow and expand your expertise with this hands-on guide to Photoshop CS5. Includes downloadable resources with source files, working samples and models.

    Chapter 01: Introduction to 3D in Photoshop CS4

    Chapter 02: Getting into the 3D World

    Chapter 03: Managing Resources Using Adobe Bridge

    Chapter 04: Working with 3D Files

    Chapter 05: Working with 3D Tools in Photoshop

    Chapter 06: 3D Objects

    Chapter 07: 3D Painting and textures

    Chapter 08: Working with Light

    Chapter 09: 3D Camera

    Chapter 10: 3D animation

    Chapter 11: Rendering

    Chapter 12: Working with DICOM Files

    Chapter 13: Integration Between Photoshop CS4 and Flash CS4 Professional

    Chapter 14: Working with 3rd Party tools


    Rafiq Elmansy is a graphic designer for 10 years with background in traditional art and sculpture. His experience in graphic design includes working in different design projects as well as creative directing. He runs his own design company Pixel Consultations. He is also an Adobe Community Professional, Adobe Certified Expert and the founder and manager of the Adobe user group in Egypt (AUGE). Rafiq is also part of the Adobe Prerelease Program.Rafiq Elmansy is an author in the graphic and design field, his articles are published in Adobe design and developer center, Adobe Edge magazine, communitymx.com and his design blog www.graphicmania.net. Recently, he becomes a Friend of Icograda (the International Council of Graphic Design Associations).