Convert Flat 2D to Real 3D in Photoshop!

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Today we're going to learn how to take a flat two dimensional texture and convert that to

real 3D with Photoshop.

This will allow you to do two things.

First, have the surface interact with other 3d objects.

And number two, most importantly, you can add lights from any direction and go as complex

as possible.

With that, we will also learn how to use the 3D features to create realistic shadows and


So without any further ado, let's get started.

So here we are back in the brilliant world of Photoshop.

And before we begin, let's take a moment to understand and accept the fact that Photoshop

3D is slow as hell.

Now, all you need is a smile on your face, and a little bit of patience sorry, a lot

of patience to work with Photoshop 3D.

Let's begin!

So here we have a simple wall in the background.

And on top of that, we have the subject cutout.

Very simple composite, now, we're going to convert this wall into 3D we're going to add

some actual bumps.

It and here's how to do that.

Now for the process, I've turned off the subject layer because we don't want that to disturb