So we get to the “3D” covers of Villains Month and since it’s the week before Christmas I’ll post one every day from until Boxing Day. First up Archer 7.1, or Catwoman #1 as it would have been. Except of course Catwoman had an ongoing title in The New 52 at the time and so wouldn’t have got an issue.
To try and replicate the lenticular effect I masked out the different objects which would be at separate points along the z-axis individually. Each were embossed in turn, with the value increasing as the parts got closer to the camera. Conversely each element was diffused with a higher value than the last as it moved into the image away from the field of focus.
The technique works better with some of the images than others as you’ll see throughout the week, but by way of comparison I’ll include the original flat image too:
Told you I’d get more mileage out of last weeks Catwoman logo!