12-step guide on how to add 3D art to a Photoshop image

Adobe Fuse offers a simple new way to create and customise 3D characters in a matter of minutes. Once built, your 3D characters can be saved to your Creative Cloud Libraries, then edited, lit and animated in Photoshop CC. And the best part is that none of this requires any advanced knowledge of 3D tools. Here we explain how it works, and show how to combine 3D creations with a 2D image for a dramatic composite. 

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James Paterson

James Paterson is an expert in all aspects of the photographic process, from capture to post-processing. He has contributed to numerous photography publications, including Digital Camera, Amateur Photographer, PhotoPlus and NPhoto, and his work has also appeared in Computer Arts magazine as well as several books. He is the editor of Practical Photoshop magazine, and has a well-deserved reputation as an authority on all things Photoshop-related.