The easy way to make stereoscopic images

Skill Level: Beginner / Views: 438 / System Requirements: Image editing program, camera/3D program

Probably the easiest way to combine two photos or renders into one anaglyphic image, that can then be seen in three dimensions through a pair of anaglyph glasses.

A-Spot on 11:08AM Sat, 20 February 2010

Building the 3D world


Things you need for this tutorial:

A camera or a 3D program
An image editing program that can handle color channels (Photoshop, GIMP, etc.)
Anaglyph glasses (doesn't matter if it's red/cyan, green/magenta or yellow/blue)

For the sake of this tutorial, I built this hideous scene. It consists of three procedural terrains with some weird rock texture added. Anyway, no matter how ugly this might look, it'll work - the only thing required in a picture like this, is depth. There has to be some kind of difference between the foreground and the background. Therefore, plain backgrounds will decrease the effect. Forests, for example, will look very interesting.

Tutorial Comments

joaq  2:14PM Wed, 24 February 2010

Thank you very much my Friend!!! I am going to try. The mountain seems really relief! Bravo and thank you!Joaq.

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