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This article was published on November 2, 2016


Adobe follows Microsoft’s lead with its own tools for 3D modelling

Adobe follows Microsoft’s lead with its own tools for 3D modelling
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Following Microsoft’s announcement of its revamped Paint 3D app last week, today Adobe is introducing its own set of tools for 3D modelling.

Codenamed Project Felix, Adobe’s new toolbox is specifically developed to enable graphic designers to create photo-realistic composites that blend 2D images with 3D assets in an efficient and effortless manner.

While working with 3D tools could be quite a hassle, Project Felix simplifies the process by letting you combine your existing skills and familiarity with Adobe tools with the benefits of crafting in 3D.

Much like Microsoft’s Paint 3D, the early release of Project Felix will allow you to place 3D objects into any background image.

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Here’s what the Photoshop-maker had to say about its new tool:

We are introducing new and intuitive ways of working with traditionally complex workflows that will improve your productivity. Further, working with high-fidelity 3D models lets you adjust perspective, lighting and materials easily to get the final look you want. This gives you the ability to iterate quickly resulting in stunning photorealistic imagery.

Similarly to Microsoft’s Remix3D platform for 3D resources, Adobe is releasing a large collection of high quality models, materials and lights specifically optimized for Project Felix. These resources will be available on Adobe Stock.

Project Felix is slated to debut at Adobe MAX 2016 and is expected to be available for download later this year. While it will be included in the paid version of Creative Cloud, its first release will be in English-only.

Head to the official announcement for more details or watch this video to get a better idea of what Project Felix has to offer.

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