Learn basic techniques for changing flat images into 3D models with easy-to-use tools.

How to make a 3D model in Photoshop

  1. In Photoshop, select Window, select 3D, and click Create.
  2. To modify the 3D effect, choose different options in Create Now.
  3. Choose Current View and move your mouse around to adjust the camera perspective.
  4. To show the light source, simply select View and click Show. You can also adjust the lighting effect in the 3D panel.
  5. To edit the text itself, use the Properties panel, click on Edit Source, and insert the cursor to type the changes you want.
  6. You can also add a layer by selecting 3D, and selecting New 3D Layer from file.

Contributor: Paul Trani

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