Shade/Shape automatically turns your 2D artwork into 3D rendered imagery!
Shade/Shape in Action
DV Magazine calls Shade/Shade "the new king of the 'beveled' hill."
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Shade/Shape is "easy to use, creative with good control and produces truly great 3-D type. At $89 it is a great deal."
Give your 2D artwork more punch!
Automatically 3D shades your 2D text, logos and pictures by using the outline and features of the artwork to give it volume and depth.
Enhance your character animation
Animated 2D characters really stand out when Shade/Shape is applied!
Develop cool effects and abstract transitions. Add natural 3D shading effect to your existing image sequences.
Automatic depth and volume
Shade/Shape automatically generates 3D shading for your 2D graphical and picture elements using our shading-from-shape technology.
Add depth, shading and metallic luster to your titles and logos!
Create glassy objects by reflecting the background sequence THROUGH your object!
Support for 3D surface normals
Shade/Shape also comes with a plugin, that uses the shading techniques in Shade/Shape to shade the normals produced by a 3D system or even Shade/Shape itself.
Bump and environment mapping
Add further detailing by applying reflection and bump maps.
Fine tune the shaping
Stable and smooth-over-time shading produced for moving imagery. As 2D elements merge and split in a sequence, Shade/Shape automatically merges and splits the geometry in an intuitve fashion!
Learn how to use Shade/Shape’s features
Instructional videos, and example videos, that help you learn how to get the most of each plug-in's robust features.
License for Quantel eQ
Provided by Video Design Software’s Synapse for Generation Q
You’ll need to purchase Synapse and Neurons Bundle II from Video Design Software directly (and NOT from our webstore).
For more info and compatibility, please go to Video Design Software’s Synapse product page.
To purchase Synapse and our plugin bundle for generationQ products, please see Video Design Software’s sales contact page.