Adobe Photoshop CC

How to print a 3D object in Photoshop

The 3D printing feature in Photoshop CC simplifies the process of printing your 3D creations. You can print your 3D objects on your own 3D printer, export the object for printing, or print to a 3D printing service. (Try it, 15 min)

FromMichael Jarrott

What do I need?

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Create and prepare a 3D model for printing.

Convert your 2D design to 3D and modify the scale and depth of the object.

If you need any help or have questions along the way, let us know in our forum.

Convert to 3D (1:15); Scale the model (2:20); Change the model depth (3:03)

Learn how to set up your model, try different materials, and send your model to the Shapeways 3D printing service.

Set print options (0:40); Export model (1:30); Upload to Shapeways (2:30)

Share your 3D model.

Upload your model to the Sketchfab service and then embed the Sketchfab code on Behance to share your 3D creation with the world.

Upload to Sketchfab (0:30); Embed on Behance (1:12); Explore 3D work on Behance (1:36)

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Michael Jarrott

Michael is a User Experience Designer at Adobe.