3D Image Compositing in Photoshop

Here’s a great way to bring editable 3d models into photoshop for product mockups and other digital compositing:
Photoshop® CS3 Extended Plug-in for Google 3D Warehouse is a free plug-in that enables you to search and download 3D models from Google 3D Warehouse? directly from Adobe® Photoshop CS3 Extended.

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the plug in will give you this new 3D toolbar in photoshop for rotating and altering 3d models. After you open a 3D model you can change the model’s position, camera view, lighting, or render mode, create a cross-section view, or play animation contained in the 3D file. To create these changes, you use the Photoshop 3D tools.

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Tactile / Digital Media Links

There are tons of great tutorials and tips about how to transfer digital images onto various surfaces…

see my links below, and add your own to the comments…

Golden Paints
http://www.goldenpaints.com/
Digital Media
http://www.goldenpaints.com/mixmoremedia/index.php
Just Paint news
http://www.goldenpaints.com/justpaint/index.php
Digital Monoprint Transfers
http://lynbishop.com/blog/category/art/alternative-process/

Simple image transfer using transparency film
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyHCQo36u4c&feature=related

more info + YouTube demos…

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