The first thing we can do is we can change the image or we can edit the image. Step 22 — Color Grade the Image Using a Gradient Map Now that all the 3D objects are in position you can work with the look and feel of the composition. He is the founder of the , one of the most popular Photoshop YouTube channels in the world. Click on each of the four corner handles on the grid and drag them upward. Next thing you need to do is select the font to use for your 3D text. Highlight the blue and green channels. In other words, make it seem as if the phone is sitting on the table.
Here, the goal is to look pretty realistic. Move the new layer down just below the 3D Hexagons collage layer. Slide zooms the subject closer and farther away from you on the Z axis. Being able to show concepts from different angles is a useful part of presentations. A file browser will open; navigate through your folders to the image file you want to use.
Click the Radial icon to select a radial gradient. You can adjust the softness of the shadow from the properties panel. Notice that just by simply dragging, we can position where our lighting is. Now, if we hit the Alt Backspace or Option Delete, that will fill it with that orange color. If your pictures are digital, just open them up in the software. See the image below for my results. You can now illuminate and shade your planet anyway you like.
The standard New dialog box appears. A pop-up will appear with several options you can configure for your new Photoshop file. Also, take that Like button and smash it into dust. Step 17 — Increase reflections on the 3D model Step 18 — Ground Plane Reflections To match the reflection on the table, you can also make your Ground Plane reflect the 3D model. A layer style dialogue box will appear. Another way to move and rotate your subject is by changing the number values here.
Step 19 — Instance 3D Objects To enhance the composition of the image we will add a second phone to the scene. In today's Photoshop tutorial, We're going to learn the process of creating a 3D hexagons collage using the custom shape tool that comes with Photoshop and then converts it to 3D. I hope you guys enjoyed this. I also wanted to be able to paint stars etc behind the planet so the dark area needs to be constrained to the size of the planet. You should practice on simple image shapes before moving onto more complex objects.
So with the texture layer selected go to layer, layer mask, reveal all. In case you want to place the 3D text on a specific image, you should load the image into Photoshop first. Then with the Phone 3D layer selected press Ctrl J Mac: Command J to duplicate the contents of the selection. Currently, everything is white on the mask so everything is visible, grab a soft brush set to black and paint some shade on the planet texture mask. With the circle still selected, click the Create a New Layer icon in the Layers panel to create a new layer. One click and you have a planet… kind of. All the copies will be merged as a single layer, with Background layer at the bottom and original layer at the top.
Her enthusiasm for cutting-edge technology, combined with hands-on practical experience, brings an added benefit to her classes. Now drag the paint bucket and click any area on the white image. Just like before the default settings are pretty good, have a play with the options and see what you like. Press the Delete key to delete the area surrounding the circle. The opposite handle in the top right corner will move in along with it: Drag the top left handle towards the right.
To give it a perspective look, drag the right bottom corner handle down and the right top corner handle up. This will create a vector mask around the phone and hide the white background revealing the underlying layer. A value of 90 should work. To choose the color of the shape, click the color swatch in the options bar, and then choose a color available. Therefore anywhere we mask on the texture layer will expose the black layer beneath it, this will create our shadow effect. Rather than use a photograph for the texture you can also use the Photoshop filters and textures.