Looking to add another dimension to your next Adobe Photoshop project? Daz 3D, a leading developer of professional-quality 3D software and models, today announced the immediate availability of the Daz Studio 3D Bridge plug-in for Photoshop. The 3D Bridge plug-in for Photoshop allows Daz Studio users to automatically apply 3D imagery and artwork to any Photoshop project. To help artists master the seamless transfer application, Daz 3D is offering a free 30-day evaluation license of the 3D Bridge plug-in for Photoshop prior to purchase.
“Daz 3D is constantly working to introduce 3D to new and transitioning 2D artists,” said Dan Farr, president of Daz 3D. “Photoshop artists of any level may now discover the power of 3D by easily posing characters and objects three-dimensionally within Daz Studio, and work with them -- in real-time -- within Photoshop. The availability of the 30-day evaluation license allows these users to learn and master the tool before they even purchase.”
Compatible with Photoshop 7.0, Photoshop CS, Photoshop CS2, Photoshop CS3 and Photoshop CS3 Extended, the full version of the Daz Studio 3D Bridge plug-in for Photoshop allows users to:
- View 3D scenes as Photoshop layers
- Change objects and figures simultaneously
- Render directly into Photoshop
- Import, export and modify image maps and textures onto 3D models in Photoshop
- Composite 2D and 3D content seamlessly
- Access Daz 3D’s full library of 3D models and accessories
“3D is clearly becoming a compelling way for professionals from different industries to enhance their creativity,” said Kevin Connor, vice president, product management for Professional Digital Imaging at Adobe. “Photoshop is the professional standard for bringing out the best in digital imagery and, when coupled with the Daz Studio 3D Bridge plug-in for Photoshop, further enhances the vision and opportunities for 2D and 3D artists.”
Daz Studio boasts many robust features including a full-color OpenGL Preview, integration with the powerful 3Delight Render Engine (compliant with Pixar’s RenderMan), and Fast-Time Rendering via the user’s video card hardware. Daz Studio comes with three pre-configured 3D content scenes that are ready to be loaded and rendered into fantastic art at the push of a button. With its powerful content management system, Daz Studio makes it easy to create, organise and access virtual scenes, objects and images.
Pricing and availability:
The Daz Studio 3D Bridge plug-in for Photoshop, (MSRP $199), is available for free at Download.com as a 30-day trial install. and is compatible with both Macintosh and Windows operating systems and works with Photoshop 7.0, Photoshop CS, Photoshop CS2, Photoshop CS3 and Photoshop CS3 Extended and requires Daz Studio (version 2.1 or later).
Daz Studio is available free of charge and is compatible with Windows 98 SE or higher and Mac OSX 10.3 or higher.
For more information on Daz Studio and the 3D Bridge plug-in for Photoshop, please visit the website.