Today we're collaborating with sister site Vectortuts+ in bringing you this two-part Premium tutorial. Rob Birnholz will demonstrate a technique for converting a still image into a dynamic 3D animation. Highlights include prepping an image in Photoshop, vectorizing via Live Trace in Illustrator, using the knife tool, converting paths to layers, importing as a comp in After Effects, animating vector art in 3D using Zaxwerks Layer Tools, saving preset effects and other basic compositing tips.
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