Maya 3D Tutorial : Creating Photo Realistic 3D Model. Architectural elements –detail of a skyscraper. This tutorial shows how to create photo realistic 3d models from a digital image processed in Photoshop. You will also learn how to use Illustrator paths in Maya, texturing, basic lighting and rendering, how to apply textures and how to parent the building components. You can use also this tutorial to recreate smaller details or 3D objects from a 2d image. For example, the above illustrations show the same method applied to a detail of a window. The starting point is a digital picture of a window, saved as a jpg in Photoshop. Right view shows a 3D model of the window with the original picture is used as a texture.
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