3-Minute Podcast: 3D Animation in Photoshop CS4
Since I’ve been busy working on my latest training DVD for PhotoshopCAFE, I haven’t been posting to my Blog as frequently as I’d like. So I thought I’d put together another “3-Minute Podcast” as a bit of a “teaser” for my upcoming DVD, Photoshop CS4 for Video & Animation.
This episode covers an exhaustive workflow that utilizes video clips (first stabilized in After Effects CS4) as both an animated surface map and bump map on a 3D sphere. Along with painted layers to create big exaggerated craters, the effect is pushed to the limit with dramatic lighting and finished off with a concave star field behind it.
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The final step in this process is to convert the 3D objects in this animation to stereo anaglyph (red/cyan) – giving it incredible depth!
**NOTE** You can also download a clean, hi-res version of this movie HERE!
Here is a still shot of the final stereo 3D composition:
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