I need to depict a bunch of layers of an image similar to this:
What is this style called? Is there any photoshop plugins that can automatically create this kind of view?
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Ok, here is how you do this. Prepare your image layers and all. Im going to be using a very simple image with colored squares.
Image 1: Original setup with simple shapes, this would work with any layered source however.
Select ALL your layers you intend to stack up, into isometric or perspective. I will be transforming to isometric .
Image 2: Layers after isometric transform
Then shift layers upwards with move tool (holding shift down and by hitting ↑ for precise control. Tip if you want a shadow or see where the layers started from duplicate them and hide the original guides are then easier to produce.
Image 3: Result with outlines of layer positions on layer below.
Decorate to your hears content. Done. Ideas for improvement:
I just came across a question that was marked as a duplicate of this one (which is mostly is) but it also included this image:
I just wanted to add that I found a useful web tool for quickly creating these angled images in nicely rendered device frames, it's called "MockUPhone".There's a good range of iOS and Android device frames available so I've found it to be a good way to create promo images for my app projects.
You need to give them an email address to send the files to, which also signs you up to a newsletter, but they seem pretty good. I have not been hassled with emails from them and I've been using the site a couple of months now.
Hope that's a helpful addition for anyone wanting to create this popular style of promo image.