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3D Works by FOREAL Studio

3D Works by FOREAL Studio

It's really nice to see studios out there with plenty talents on their rows. FOREAL Creative Studio, a German Studio, has a great set of 3D works worth seeing. Check it out! Here you can see a great variety of styles... each one is pretty well done and looks awesome. You may visit their Behance portfolio and their own website for more of these. I hope you enjoy it and don't forget to follow their work. Cheers! ;)

The Reputation Squad Typography

The Reputation Squad Typography

Following our series of weird/creepy typography posts we bring to you The Reputation Squad project created by Jasse Kyttanen. With clever usage of 3D, humor and a little bit too much details the text effect achieved is nothing less than amazing. Ogilvy&Mather Paris asked me to do this 3D typeface for Reputation Squad. Time to reset your online reputation? http://www.reputationsquad.com For more information about Jasse Kyttanen and to see his full portfolio, check out his website at: http://www.jassekyttanen.com/ Via Behance

Stellar 3D Artworks by Maxim Goudin

Stellar 3D Artworks by Maxim Goudin

I really enjoy the work of people who master computer graphics. Since 3D early days, I've been a aficionado for this fine, tricky art. Maxim Goudin, a designer from Mother Russia has got a super amazing set of 3D works, worth checking out. Here you can see some of his commercial works. All of these are stellar, but my favorite is the city model... I would more than happily play a city simulator game developed by him. It looks better than Sim City! It would be insane. For more of his work, please visit his portfolio at Behance. Have a great weekend, guys. Cheers! ;)

Add-on by Omar Aqil

Add-on by Omar Aqil

Add-on is a projected created by Omar Aqil that mix 3D and typography work. I love the details, the VW bus with the neon and chrome effects. It's another great execution from Omar Aqil a designer and illustrator from Lahore, Pakistan. For more information about Omar, visit his website at http://www.wolfoxattitude.com/ I love to do typography experiments so this time I chose history’s H (Alphabet). Basically I am trying to show the evolution of history preservation process.

Super Cool 3D Works by Adriano Di Pierro

Super Cool 3D Works by Adriano Di Pierro

It's time for super cool 3D works here at Abduzeedo. Today we'll be featuring the awesome work of Australian artist Adriano Di Pierro! Look how cool his pieces are! Check it out below. These are only a handful of his pieces, so for more of it, please visit his portfolio at DeviantART! Also, if you got your own CG pieces, share it with us! Cheers. ;)

3D Typography by Lex Wilson

3D Typography by Lex Wilson

Lex Wilson is a illustrator and graphic designer from Cambridge, UK - currently based in London. he studied at The Nottingham Trent University where he graduated in BA Design he is also an obsessive compulsive illustrator, that can be pretty clear when we see his work especially playing with typography. I particularly love the 3D Typography series which is a series of experiments with type, mainly in 3D and with perspective. For more information about Lex visiting: Behance Flickr Twitter

Nike RED Laces Case Study

Nike RED Laces Case Study

When we talk about photo-manipulation we almost think about incredible compositions, like fantasy scenes, or crazy manipulations. Sometimes the most amazing work of this kind is so real that we cannot even perceive it as CGI. A great example is the Nike RED campaign created by Souverein where Drogba, the soccer player, creates the Nike symbol and a soccer ball using just laces. I have to say, the first time I saw I couldn't say it was CGI, I truly believed it was real, but as we found out it was CGI we needed to share with you a little bit of the creative process behind it. Drogba was shot without anything in his hands. The laces were then created in 3D and integrated into the photography. Creation Final result Details

More Great 3D Works by Teodoru Badiu

More Great 3D Works by Teodoru Badiu

Back in 2010 we featured for the first time the awesome work of Austrian artist Teodoru Badiu. I thought it was time to update you guys on what he's been up to! He's been doing some fantastic 3D pieces like these! These are only a few of his pieces. For more of it, please visit his Behance portfolio! He'll definitely enjoy it. Also, tell us which of his latest pieces you like the most! Cheers! ;)

Your Body is my Canvas

Your Body is my Canvas

Incredible work by the artist Alexa Meade who reinvented the way to paint portraits. Alexa paints directly on the surfaces of live models and found objects in three-dimensional space, collapsing real world depth into seemingly two-dimensional paintings. Enjoy! For more from Alexa Meade visit alexameade.com.

Mimetico 3

Mimetico 3

Playing with geometric patterns are always fun and can produce incredible results. Mimetico 3 is a great example as we can see in the images below. Daniele De Nigris explores simple shapes to create patterns and then manipulate it in 3D. The simplicity and elegance of the end result is very inspiring. This little project contains my last work "Mimetico 3" with some steps of the construction. This is an other example of "Analogical Digital Design". I Hope you like it and thank you for watching! For more information visit http://www.facebook.com/denigrisartwork

History Retype Poster

History Retype Poster

History Retype (Grand type recorder)is a project self-initiated by Omar Aqil, a designer and illustrator from Lahore, Pakistan. The idea behind this piece wast to illustrate the evolution of typography, in this case with a typewriter montage done in 3D. The colors and style is spot on, giving the composition a beautiful retro feeling. I love to do typography experiments so this time I chose history’s H (Alphabet). Basically I am trying to show the evolution of history preservation process. For more information about Omar visit http://www.wolfoxattitude.com/

CGI Loft by 4eFergovi

CGI Loft by 4eFergovi

One of my dreams is to live in a loft, I've always had this fascination about the idea of a super open place. 4eFergovi created a virtual loft all in CGI and made me think about moving once again. The level of details and the objects in this composition is incredible, sometimes it's hard to think it's not real. For more information about 4eFergovi work, visit http://www.4efergovi.com

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 3D

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 3D

It's amazing what can be done in terms of character design and 3D modeling. From fantasy to real people, designers and digital artists are always pushing the limits in some way. Zancois Rice created a really cool 3D work entitled Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. It was Modeled after the famous Actor/Wrestler using 3D Studio Max, Photoshop and Mudbox. For more information visit http://www.zanswork.com Zancois Rice is an independent contractor specializing in Character Art and Animation. He has worked in the field for over 10 years, 2 years in video games and 7 years as an independent. He has also recently completed a 3D illustrated Book called Apricot Brown as well as several character poster projects.

Case Study: Inter x Gremio Stadium

Case Study: Inter x Gremio Stadium

In this case study you will learn step by step how this image was created, with a mix of 3d, photoshop, and photography. The authors also narrated how everything was done so you can understand all the process. Enjoy! We were approached by TIM with a big challenge: to recreate a stadium during a soccer match with players on the field being watched by a huge crowd. We also needed to keep a symmetric balance between the two crowds of fans from rival teams. The first part of productions was to decide how to create the stadium in a way that it wouldn't look like the stadium of either team, making it a neutral ground. After long research for the ideal stadium we realized that the modern stadiums are very alike and we opted to go with 3D so we could actually create our own instead of replicating a stadium that already exists. Once we modeled the stadium we needed to give it some life by adding the fans making the stadium look as full as possible with both crowds divided exactly in the middle. The result we got using 3D was incredible, we were able to put thousands of people in the stadium making it full capacity. But the scene still needed to look more real so we added some small details using photoshop, using real photos to add details made all the difference. Many small flags, big flags, small colorful papers flying and we did the same with the players on the field. Now that the background was ready we moved into the second part of the process. We did a casting to select fans for the photo shoot. The jerseys were blank so the numbers could be added digitally, we also used big flags of the teams. We weren't sure if we should shoot the photos on the studio or outside so we decided that the best place for it would be outside on an actually stairway so we picked the famous "Escadaria da Lapa" that way we could reproduce the same angle and light needed. After the photos were done we just needed to finish the post production by positioning the models on the stadium and to finish up some last color details. Hope you guys liked the final result. Credits: CGI - Felipe Eckhardt Retouch - Helena Lopes / Marc Recco Photo - Alexandre Salgado

3D Typography Inspiration by Benoit Challand

3D Typography Inspiration by Benoit Challand

Friday is the best day of the week for me and it's always a good day to get inspired, especially for the weekend. To help you with that I want to share some incredible artwork mixing text and day to day objects done by Benoit Challand, a french creative image maker specialized in CGI design and art direction. The idea is simple and the great execution makes his work truly inspiring. For more information visit http://www.benoitchalland.com/ Fold Yard Renovate - Rexona Campaign '13 Lost Ray Ban Anamorphic Fancy Wood Others

Motion Design by Metin Akcakoca

Motion Design by Metin Akcakoca

Metin Akcakoca is an 3D Artist and Generalist based in Turkey with a background in graphic design and always interested in everything about CG. We selected some of his work mixing animation, 3D and mad motion design skills. Metin's work is really inspiring, especially for those looking for motion design inspiration. For more information about Metin visit http://www.metinakcakoca.com/ Shapes Shapes from Metin Akcakoca on Vimeo. Mtv -01 Mtv from Metin Akcakoca on Vimeo. Spline Typo Mtv / 2 Mtv / 2 from Metin Akcakoca on Vimeo. Mtv - 03 Mtv / 3 from Metin Akcakoca on Vimeo.

Dramatic Shadows in Photoshop CC

Dramatic Shadows in Photoshop CC

It has been quite a long time I've been thinking about creating a design with those very realistic shadows. This weekend I decided to give it a try. I started to think about what would be the best way, manually recreating that would be too much work. So I decided to try the 3D capabilities of Photoshop. It turned out to be the easiest and quickest way. The result was also very good. So in this tutorial I will show you how to create a design with beautiful and dramatic shadows using the 3D in Photoshop CC. The process is very straightforward and it will take you less than 1 hour to achieve the same result. Step 1 Open Photoshop and create a new document, I used 2880x1800 pixels for the size. After that add some letters or the text you want to apply the shadow. I used "ABDZ" using Futura Medium for the font. Step 2 Go to 3D>New 3D Extrusion from Selected Layer. Then select the 3D layer. In the 3D panel select the Extrusion layer and then start editing the properties. Step 3 For the Extrusion Depth use 300. Also Rotate the object so you can use the Top view. Step 4 For the Cap, use 100% Width with Contour and 45º for the Angle. For the Bevel use 45º too. Step 5 Select the Infinite Light and rotate it a little bit. In the Properties, use 1000 for the Intensity and 75% for the Softness. Then go to 3D>Render. Step 6 After a few minutes this would be the result you will get. If you are not happy with the results, change the extrusion and the light source. Also, make sure that the object is right on the floor. Step 7 Add a layer underneath all the other layers and fill it with a Pattern. I used one from Subtlepatterns.com Step 8 Add some more elements just to fill the canvas and to create a nice composition. Step 9 Import a paper texture. I used an old paper texture that I found on Google Images. Step 10 Change the blending mode of the texture to Lighten at 50%. Conclusion Select all layers and then merge them into one. Change the Blend Mode of the merged layer to Multiply and your composition will be done. Photoshop CC has improved the 3D features quite a bit and it's way faster to experiment, especially if you want to create this type of effect. Now it's up to you, have fun! Download Photoshop File Download the Photoshop file used for this tutorial