Advanced Photoshop Tutorials - 3D Effects
by Piero Desopo
Phoenixart

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Part 4: 3D effects

Tips.

As you have seen the textures are a nice addition to 3d shapes.

Of course with the texture you can improve the look of a shape or an interface. But sometimes too many texture, or a complex texture can make difficult to look the image.

Look here:

As you can see the image 1 is not clear. In the image 2 the background make more easy to look the shape.

Besides in this image add a texture to the shape can complicate again the look.

To finish: check always the gaussian blur and emboss values. Try several values: each time you'll get different effects: you can get a good look mainly from this Photoshop filters.

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