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    Any way to turn my illustrations into Dioramas in Photoshop without redrawing?

    Curious if there's a way to produce a 3d Diorama like effect in Photoshop with my illustrations without redrawing the image. Thanks!!

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    I don't know what you mean exactly by '3D Diorama like effect', but I guess all you need is distribute your drawing over several layers...
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    The problem with doing that is it'll be difficult to get the same 3D effect without some huge tweaks.

    One way you could do it is progressively blur each lower layer. I wouldn't do it, but that's a simple way. Another way would be to paint your image the way a diorama would look from the start. Dioramas and tunnel books are a series of flat images, and each layer casts a shadow. If you can capture that in your illustration you'll have that crisp story-book look. Here's what I mean:

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