Adding snow to horizontal surfaces


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Adding snow to horizontal surfaces

There are still some details that need to be attended to. I think the residents of this chalet would have brought in their summertime umbrella by now, so I'm going to paint that out. You can see by this time in the process, I no longer have to mix colors, so that I can pull almost my entire palette right off the painting. As you look at the snowy landscape, you'll notice that most horizontal surfaces have collected snow on them. So I want to go through and find any horizontal surface, like this fence, and add a layer of snow to it.

Also, all of these windowsills would have snow. I always want to add an underside shadow to these layers of snow to give them some dimensionality. So again, I'm grabbing my shadow color right off the plate, skipping around my painting, looking for any horizontal surface to add a layer of snow to. All of these little details will work together to produce a convincing wintertime scene and a believable snow-covered structure.

I want to break up this edge...

Adding snow to horizontal surfaces
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Adding snow to horizontal surfaces provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting: Changing a Scene From Summer to Winter

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