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Win a digital camera, Strata store gift certificates, and Mezco Toyz packages in this Strata Challenge. Use the provided "Ungowa" Strata 3D CX 5 model to build the best postcard for TikiMon island, and show off your 3D and Photoshop skills in the process. Don't own CX 5? Use the unrestricted 30-day tryout.

At long last, the Strata 3D CX 5.0 30-day Tryout is available. Download the demo to see what users and industry publications have been raving about. The demo is fully-functional for 30 days, after which you will not be able to save files or renders.

In the third part of the Mezco Toyz series, Lex explores the "render to layers" features of Strata 3D CX 5.0, and how they can be used to post-process an image in Photoshop.

Ronald Texier is a relatively new addition to the Cafe, but he's definitely not inexperienced when it comes to 3D illustration. We sit down with Ronald and chat with him a bit about his 3D workflow.

Although there have been many tutorials on how to create an x-ray effect with your renders in Photoshop, it remains a scary proposition for animation. Unless, of couse, you can render the xray effect directly in Strata 3D CX 5.0.

With Strata Live 3D you can take 3D content from Strata Foto 3D, Strata 3D CX or other industry leading 3D applications - such as Maya or 3D Studio Max - and output the content as true interactive 3D PDFs

Visit our Acrobat workflow page to learn more.

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