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3D Compositing: Aerial Dogfight

Using 3D models in Photoshop to Create an Aerial Dogfight Scene

In this 3D compositing course, we will create a dramatic aerial dogfight scene by importing 3D models from free resources then using Photoshop 3D to create the basic scene then proceed to add battle damage with fire and particle effects. This will show you the power of 3D compositing as you can manipulate the position and lighting to cater to your scene rather than using regular photos which limit you. Along the way, we get creative with brush and blending effects that you can use on other projects. It is a fun creative exploration. I personally learned a few new things just creating the course.

As usual, I have supplied low-res versions of the working files and the finished layered file from the course so you can see how the image is put together. I have also provided the relevant Adobe Stock numbers below if you wish to purchase the hi-res version.


Your Instructor


Corey Barker
Corey Barker

Corey is an as an award-winning designer and Photoshop instructor has been using Photoshop since version 2.0. He attended the Ringling College of Art & Design where he earned a BFA in Illustration. Corey is best known as one of the Photoshop guys on the popular podcast Photoshop TV and a regular contributor to Photoshop User magazine where he writes the popular Down & Dirty Tricks column. He was also the author of the best-selling books The Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers Vol 1&2 and the more recent How to Create Badass Effects in Photoshop. Corey also teaches at live events such as Photoshop World and Adobe MAX. Corey was recently inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame for his contributions to the education of Photoshop.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.