Photoshop Dimensions - Issue 1

Photoshop Dimensions - Issue 1

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Overview

Photoshop Dimensions is the magazine of 3D in Adobe® Photoshop®. Whether you are new to 3D in Photoshop or an old hand, Photoshop Dimensions will show you new and exciting ways to add another dimension to your work. Photoshop Dimensions is written by leading authorities and experts who truly understand Photoshop’s powerful 3D features.

In this free issue of Photoshop Dimensions, we look at the many changes made to Photoshop’s 3D tools in CS 6 that will speed-up your workflow and expand your capabilities. Photoshop CS 6 Extended makes 3D approachable and easy to use for novices wanting to experiment in 3D as well as seasoned 3D artists. The powerful 3D tools in Photoshop can easily fit into many workflows.

There are many improvements in the overall interaction design and experience for 3D in Photoshop CS6, including:
- Updated look and feel
- Easily create new 3D content from layers, shapes, and text using menus and commands
- Simplified 3D tools: 3D Move, 3D Eyedropper and Material Drop tools
- Intuitive on-canvas interaction with 3D objects and views, cages, and more
- Separate Scene and Properties panels
- Scene Axis for view navigation no matter what is selected

This issue of Photoshop Dimensions walks you step by step through the many new 3D capabilities of Photoshop CS 6 Extended, from modeling and scene layout to materials, lighting and rendering.


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940014408547
Publisher: Doppler Publishing
Publication date: 05/09/2012
Series: Photoshop Dimensions , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

The Photoshop Dimensions Team

Pete Falco is the Lead Engineer for 3D functionality in Photoshop. He received his Masters in Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and has over 20 years of experience in the fields of 3D and image processing. He has been on the Photoshop team for 5 years and prior to that was an engineer on QuickTime VR, RealSpace, and Live Picture and was a co-founder of Zoomify. He is co-author of 3D in Photoshop: the Ultimate Guide for Creative Professionals.

Kevin Bomberry is the founder of several companies including Able Pear Software, Doppler Publishing and is Editor-in-Chief of Photoshop Dimensions and works with Adobe Systems developing Photoshop’s 3D user experience. With more than 20 years in mixed and new media design, interactive system and experience design, Kevin continues to learn for himself and teach others as much a possible.

Zorana Gee, MBA, is a Senior Product Manager on the Photoshop team and has been instrumental in the feature direction of Photoshop and Photoshop Extended as well as driving the 3D efforts in Photoshop Extended and across Adobe. She is co-author of 3D in Photoshop: the Ultimate Guide for Creative Professionals and the Photoshop 3D Guide iPad app. Zorana speaks extensively around the world representing Adobe and Photoshop. She can also be found flying kicks through the air while practicing the Brazilian martial art, Capoeira; she has been training and teaching Capoeira for over 12 years and holds a black-belt (equivalent).

Don McCaughey is an entrepreneur and software developer. He has worked on a wide range of projects, from embedded systems to web applications to mobile apps and with a wide range of companies, from startups to Internet giants to automobile makers. His first computer was a Radio Shack TRS-80 Model III, and he’s been hooked ever since. He is the founder of mobile app developer Able Pear Software and new media company Doppler Publishing.

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