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The newly integrated tessellation technology allows designers to make 3D visuals from 2D image displacement maps in order to enhance mesh detail via GPU rendering. Anyone can create monochrome image maps with popular image-editing tools such as Photoshop or GIMP. By using grayscale height maps, you can also push and pull the surface of a 3D model to achieve the ideal look you desire.