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An accurate perspective drawing is an essential base for most matte paintings. Learn how to create linear perspective drawings of a castle in Adobe Photoshop with this course, and migrate the lessons to your own project. David Mattingly, a matte artist for many groundbreaking motion pictures, teaches you about the three types of perspective, and how to set up vanishing points, find and rough in the forms in your painting, add detail like crenellations, draw ellipses, and polish the final drawing.
Note: This installment of Digital Matte Painting Essentials builds on the concept sketch from the first course, but it's not necessary to have those files to proceed.
(MUSIC) to do a linear perspective drawing of a castle. If you are doing the full Fundamentals of Digital Matte Painting series with me, you'll have completed a concept painting in the previous section. And you should work over that. If you're just joining this section to learn more about persepective, that's great too. You can work over my concept sketch if you like. Doing a full perspective drawing may seem like a daunting task. But we'll take it step by step to show you those rules of linear perspective you really need to know.
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