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You are pretty much on the right track. You could do it like this: Create the triangle shape ( Or in your case, delete the second triangle, you only need one at this point ). Take Path selection tool and click the triangle once and press Shift + Alt + left arrow key. Left arrow key: Moves the path to the left Shift: Makes sure that the 1 Left arrow ...
A transparent stroke is probably not the best way to look at it. You'll need to use masks (in this case vector masks) to accomplish this. General workflow is to Fill a layer with a color, create a path and go layer>vector mask. This will now control what of that layer is visible. With the mask selected, you'll notice a bunch of options in a dropdown at the ...
To make the answer official ... Photoshop is not the tool you want to use for this. A dedicated 3D app will make your life much less painful. As pointed out in the comment, you would essentially have to do this by hand. The Blender/3D SE Area 51 proposal has been committed and a beta should pop up soon. Put your name on the list and ask more there.
Right click the image preview box in the layers window for the layer of the image you want to use as the cookie cutter. Click select pixels. Now click or select the layer you want to chop a hole in, then go ahead and ctrl-X, or cut pixels. You will need to rasterize your shapes before doing this if you haven't already.
Okay. Take a look at this question: Name and possibly a tutorial for this inset rounded rectangle technique Basically the a very similar set up. The primary difference is in how the shape is filled and the blend mode for the gradient overlay. the final image consisting of 2 layers. The red layer, then a vector layer for the rectangle with the above ...
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