In this tutorial I will show you how to create a 3D map in Photoshop using different 2D and 3D models like cars, trees, road, clouds and so on. You can get creative amnd make your own 3D island in Photoshop. I have used for this tutorial grass and water texture but you can choose another type of textures. And you can also personalize the shape of the map using a text for example. Using a 3D action make the entire process more easier.
One of the most useful Photoshop adjustment layer is the Gradient Map that you can use to enhance your photos. You can use a gradient map as a non invasive method in which you can change the color map of your image, adding multiple color effects. Using Photoshop gradients(GRD files) you can create virtually unlimited number of color effects.
Learn how to create a realistic map in Photoshop from these easy to follow Photoshop tutorials that are both for beginners and more advanced psd dudes. I have tried to gathered some of the best tutorials available on the internet that teaches you how to create different map types: road map, geographical relief map, google map, aerial map, old map, game map, etc.
From the creator of the epic 3D Map Generator here is yet another cool item for creating customized maps in Photoshop. With these Map Book Templates you can create impressive maps without any shape or 3D Map Generator. Your Photoshop map can be placed into the books very easy via smart objects. It takes only a few clicks. For example just take a Google map Screenshot of your favored place and paste it into the Smart Object. Or use your own sketches, text or images. The best way is to watch the videos first.
In this collection I gave gathered some useful map UI elements in editable vector format. So most of these items come in fully layered vector PSD files with layer styles intact. In that way you can easily edit and customize the map elements. You might also want to take a look at these vector map templates. And if you want to create a really cool map you can try these outstanding 3D Photoshop map creators
Learn how to create realistic fabric folds in Adobe Photoshop from this quick tutorial for beginners. You can turn any folded textile into a displacement map to create realistic printed fabric effects. This Displace Filter technique can also be used for other textures like rock, cracked walls, etc. It is a great way to apply material and add texture a 3D object.
Create an amazing 3D Blocks Map using this one of a kind Photoshop action. You can easily design an interesting 3D map with cool features and icons added; this map can be used in advertising campaigns, websites, PowerPoint presentations, infographics and so on. Grab this useful Photoshop map generator for only 5$ and create your own toy blocks map using any shape/text.
The map pins can be creatively used in your designs, for example to create a map for your website or to mark a "contact us" page so that users can find it easily. These kind of little details make all the difference in web design. An of course that these map points can be used to point locations on real maps. Each map point comes with fully layered PSD file so that you can easily change the color, the shadow intensity and other details. Usually each marker also has an icon, if you need to mark multiple services for example you can simple replace the icon with a airplane for airport service for example, it is really easy! All the map pin PSD files can be downloaded for free or in exchange of a like or tweet.
Learn how to use the Displace Filter in Photoshop from this easy to follow tutorials for beginners. If you want to add a text, shape, logo on a dynamic surface, that has wrinkles and folds you have to use displacement maps to create a realistic effect. You can apply your logo on fabric surfaces like flags, T-shirts, towels, etc. But you can also use the displacement map effect for adding text/shapes/logo/graphics on other surfaces like water, brick walls, cars, skin, and many more.
This list includes some of the best vector world map free resources that are available in PSD or EPS AI format. These map vector shapes can be useful for creating brochures, infographic templates and website designs to name just a few things. Use this free vector map with some interesting map pin and create your own designs. Many of these files come with fully layered PSD file