Stereoscopic 3D effects work brilliantly for movie posters, websites, and videos. Though it’s known to be used for photography and film, you can incorporate this look into your designs and illustrations. In this application we will present simple steps for making anaglyph image using the very basic functions of Photoshop. Let’s take a look at how to create this simple images below.
Take one picture along a straight line with some distance. Open picture into Photoshop. In this application we are going to use the following picture.
Firstly, we open a new file in Photoshop program.
To application, we need to use two images in a row. We are setting the picture and dragging it to the new file.
We are duplicating a copy of the file in the picture with the Control-J commands. We are changing the names of existing layers. for example, we are calling layers right and left. We are deleting the background layer. For this process, we are clicking the right mouse button. We are deleting background layer with the delete layer command.
We are selecting the right layer. We are clicking the right mouse button. We are clicking Blending Options command.
Under Blending Options, we are unchecking the Red option for the RGB channels. Then we are clicking the Ok button.
Repeat this process with the left layer. We are selecting the left layer. We are clicking the left mouse button. We are clicking Blending Options command. Under Blending Options, we are unchecking the Green option for the RGB channels. Then we are clicking the Ok button.
With the left layer still selected, grab the Move Tool (V) and press the Left Arrow key between five to ten times to shift the layer to the left. Now select the right layer and press the Right Arrow key several times to shift the layer to the right.
With the left layer still selected, We are using the left arrow key on the keyboard. We are pressing the left arrow key five to ten times. The distance between the first picture on the left and the second picture on the right should be about 2.5 inch (or 65mm).
And Your anaglyph image is done. Now you can view the picture with a pair of red-cyan glasses.