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3D Invigorator Adobe Photoshop Plugin and Filter

Easy Photoshop 3D for logos, text and illustrations

Photoshop 3D Tutorials for 3D Invigorator

3D Invigorator is fun and easy to use. This 3D Photoshop plugin creates complex 3D objects using Adobe Illustrator files, primitive 3D objects or live editable fonts. Our training movies will get you quickly started with this Photoshop plugin.


Quickstart & manual for 3D Invigorator

Download the 3D Invigorator manual for detailed info about using this plugin.

Get the 3D Invigorator Quickstart Guide for a step-by-step overview of the plugin. The guide shows how to create a basic project with multiple 3D objects.

Get the project files for the Quickstart Guide.

What's new in 3D Invigorator 5.0

See what's new in 3D Invigorator 5.0. This tutorial walks you though all the new features in version 5.0 of our 3D creation plugin for Adobe Photoshop. LEVEL: BASIC

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Photoshop 3D vs Invigorator 3D

So what is the difference between working in 3D Invigorator's environment vs. making use of Photoshop's new 3D capabilities? The difference is pretty vast and we explain it all in this video tutorial. LEVEL: BASIC

play tutorial (35.0 mb)

Photoshop Repousse vs 3D Invigorator


play tutorial (35.0 mb)

Intro 1: Using 3D space

Part 1 of this Photoshop tutorial introduces you to 3D Invigorator. We discuss some of the basics of working in a 3D environment, and go over the Invigorator workspace. LEVEL: BASIC

play tutorial (58.5 mb)

Intro 2: About 3D objects

Part 2 of our tutorial talks about the 3D objects themselves. We also discuss using Illustrator files and the plugin's built-in primitive objects. LEVEL: BASIC

play tutorial (25.5 mb)

Intro 3: Extrude & Bevel

The final part of this Intro series discusses the Extrude and Bevel Settings in the Object panel. Extrude lets you set the depth of your 3D object. Bevel gives a wide variety of choices for the object's detail, like Woodwork or Art Deco trimmings. LEVEL: BASIC

play tutorial (49.0 mb)

3D Invigorator 5.0 for Photoshop: Drawing/Modifying Objects

In this tutorial we will go over some of the new features in 3D Invigorator 5.0 including object drawing, material pallets and object list. LEVEL: BASIC

play tutorial

New Texture Mapping Options in 3D Invigorator 5.0

This tutorial explores the new ways to create textures and map them to objects. Learn how to wrap a texture around an object using Spherical or Camera View mapping options. LEVEL: BASIC

play tutorial (34.6 mb)

Creating Glass & Reflections in 3D Invigorator 5.0

This tutorial explores the new ways to create glass and reflections. LEVEL: BASIC

play tutorial (34.6 mb)

Editing with the Profile Viewer

The Object panel lets you choose Bevel Settings that define the shape of the side of your 3D object. The Profile Viewer allows you to see what that bevel looks like. Let's see how! LEVEL: MEDIUM

play tutorial (26.5 mb)

How to prepare Adobe Illustrator files

Importing vector shapes from Adobe Illustrator is a great way to quickly get started with 3D Invigorator. This tutorial explains how to prepare your Illustrator files for use in 3D Invigorator. LEVEL: BASIC

play tutorial (33.0 mb)

Using the Material Editor

The Material Editor is your one-stop shop for prettying up that 3D model. 3D Invigorator ships with 100+ premade textures in the Material Swatches palette and many ways to edit and customize them. LEVEL: BASIC

play tutorial (17.5 mb)

Working with Textures & Bump Maps

3D Invigorator contains interesting texturing options, as any good 3D system should. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Textures and Bump Maps in the Material Editor. LEVEL: MEDIUM

play tutorial (25.5 mb)

Create new materials & texture maps

Learn how to create your own materials in 3D Invigorator. Then learn how to create custom texture maps out of those materials. It's all very colorful and fun, so let's get started! LEVEL: MEDIUM

play tutorial (25.5 mb)

Preview 3D objects on a Photoshop layer

Normally it is difficult to preview the 3D Invigorator object you are designing against another layer in your Photoshop file. We teach you an easy workaround using the History palette. LEVEL: MEDIUM

play tutorial (27.5 mb)

Create a 3D logo, part 1

To create our Tech Fusion logo, we use all of the 3D Invigorator elements: text characters, imported Illustrator objects, and primitive 3D shapes. LEVEL: BASIC

play tutorial (45.5 mb)

Create a 3D logo, part 2

In part two of our logo tutorial, we complete our Tech Fusion logo. Detail work with materials and objects in 3D Invigorator, then finishing touches in Photoshop itself on a Smart Object layer. LEVEL: BASIC

play tutorial (43.0 mb)

Using Texture Anarchy with 3D Invigorator

Learn how to use Texture Anarchy to generate materials for 3D Invigorator. Texture Anarchy allows you to create amazing procedural textures that look great when applied to 3D objects. LEVEL: BASIC

play tutorial (34.6 mb)

Cool Invigorator Files

Get free software and tools for Adobe Photoshop.

Get free royalty-free photographs, still images, and other media to use in your designs.

Get new materials for Invigorator 5.0 (they don't work in 4.x) These are cool because you don't need external texture maps. There are 20 great materials and you can download them here.

Key Features

3D Invigorator

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Free Update

If you purchased 3D Invigorator for Photoshop version 4 or 5 from us, you are eligible for a free upgrade to version 6. Please contact Zaxwerks directly to receive the update. (