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Digital Matte Painting Essentials 4: Texturing

Course Summary

Learn how to add light, color, and texture to a basic form using photographic references and the tools in Adobe Photoshop.       

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    Course Syllabus

       Using the exercise files
    1. Using Photographic Textures to Finish Your Castle
       Why did we wait so long to use photographic textures?
       Prepping the form study for texturing
       Transfer modes
       Color basics
       Creating a stone texture
       Adding the dark side's base texture
       Adding the light side's base texture
       Rounded textures and the Warp tool
       Websites for matte painting reference
    2. Adding Unique, Photographic Crenellations to Your Castles
       Creating a photographic crenellation
       Creating a line of crenellations
       The Vanishing Point tool
       Adding crenellations using the Vanishing Point tool
       Trimming the crenellations
       Adding back sides to the crenellations
    3. Color Correction with Levels and Curves
       Levels and Curves anatomy
       Camera Raw
       Using Levels and Curves
       Color correcting individual RGB channels
       Toning the base castle
       Toning the crenellations
    4. Distorting and Relighting Photographic Textures
       Adding photographic elements
       Distorting the dome and rectangular faces
       Relighting the dome
       Color correcting the dome
       Adding more photographic details
       Relighting the new details
       Color correcting the details
    5. Finishing Your Castle
       Extreme color correction
       Adding a photographic sky
       Adding background mountains
       Integrating the details
       Collapsing layers and more details
       The final paint layer
       Lights and glows
       Smoke and flames

Course Fee:
USD 19.99

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4 - 5 hours / week

This course is listed under Digital Media & Games Community

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