Improve Your Photoshop 3D Workflow

Working With Complex 3D Models

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The 3D Materials Picker Tool in Photoshop CS6

Tucked away under the Eyedropper Tool, Photoshop hides one of the most useful features it has for working with complex 3D models.

The 3D materials picker or to give it its proper name, the 3D Material Eyedropper Tool allows you to enjoy a clean user interface, completely focused on editing materials.

This video also explores a few other techniques for smoothing the performance of Photoshop's 3D environment.

For those with powerful graphics cards, enabling the Allow Direct to Screen option in the Interactive Rendering section of the principal photoshop Preferences 3D menu can greatly improve performance.

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3D Workflow in Photoshop