Tutorials - 3D Effects
Part 4: 3D effects
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.
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.