Create This Awesome 3D Scene Using NASA’s 3D Models and Textures!
In this tutorial, we’ll be creating a moon walking scene using Photoshop CS6’s 3D features. We’ll start out by creating a few simple shapes to create the Earth and the Moon’s surface; then we’ll bring in 2 NASA designed 3D models.
NASA provides free 3D Modeling resources that we’ll be taking advantage of to create this moon walking illustration. I have the files used in this tutorial available for download below, or you can go directly to them by clicking on the links at the bottom of this page.
In this tutorial, I’ll be skipping some of the basics to save time. I’m assuming that you’ve watched my other 3D tutorials (3D Chrome Text, 3D Picture Frame, and The Ken Burns Effect) so you should have a basic understanding of how 3D works. If you get lost while watching this tutorial, I recommend watching my other 3D tutorials first and then coming back to this one.
NASA 3D Resources:
Mark III Spacesuit:
Apollo Lunar Module: