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Photoshop CS4 Compositing: Combining 2D and 3D, Part 2 of 3

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. The Next Step

Article Description

Dan Moughamian, coauthor of Real World Compositing with Adobe Photoshop CS4, continues his discussions on how to create interesting composites with Photoshop. In part 2 of this three-part series, we're working with Photoshop CS4 Extended to combine 2D imagery and 3D objects.
The Next Step

The Next Step

Now that the sphere is positioned in the right spot and has roughly the correct scale, we've accomplished the first step toward completing the visual illusion of an object moving through the cloud formation. The final article in this series will focus on creating the textures and lights on the sphere to give it the appearance of a real-world object, as well as giving it the appearance of a specific level of focus that's consistent with the objects around the orb.