Today we are going to Create 3D Jigsaw Puzzle using Actions, very easy steps and the result will be outstanding. so lets get started.
Create a document of any size i am using 1280 x 1024 px resolution, create a new layer and Select Shape Tool, but 1st change your foreground color to #1995db as shown, then go to shapes and select your desired shape, i am choosing Jigsaw puzzle shape.
Now Download this 3D Action a Magic Box , extract the zip file, now get back to photoshop and Open Actions by pressing Alt+F9 now Click on Top Right arrow as shown in the figure and go to Load Actions and locate the 3D Actions that you just downloaded
Now as you can see our Magic 3D Action has been loaded,now there are three options in that action, so Select appropriate one, as we have draw a jigsaw shape, so we will Select “For Shape” Option, now Click on Play button at the end
After this it will prompt you to open a file, then simply open Glow File in the zip file you downloaded
Now it will ask you to adjust its Final shape, right click on it and select Perspective and adjust your shape accordingly, this will be your 3D look,
press Enter after adjustment and then keep pressing OK whatever comes on the screen.
At one point it will apply Top Glow on it, so simply adjust that layer accordingly
Now it will add Glows to your image, resize and place them wherever you want to
We are done, just added some background color, then played with Colors Adjustments to get some new colors
Need More Examples? Watch Pictures Below
Hope this was really interesting and informative tutorial for you and you enjoyed learning alot,
using this 3D Action have inspired some new thoughts and ideas for your next design too.