Deke’s Techniques 488: Introducing PixelSquid 3D for 2D Designers

In this week's free episode of Deke's Techniques, Deke introduces you to a new extension for Photoshop known as (the delightfully cephalopodic) PixelSquid. It's designed to give you adjustable 3D objects for your 2D projects. Basically, you can choose your object from the PixelSquid catalog---like this deinonychus here---then drag it around by the tail (or any other part of the image) to see it from different angles.  Once you get the view you like (complete with transparent shadow), you can either download it as a layered PSD file or just have it added to your PixelSquid panel in (Read more...)