Removing hard shadows


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Removing hard shadows

I still need to get rid of these hard shadows on the side of the building, or at least soften them up so it doesn't look like hard bright sunshine. I'll sample the color from the side of the building and then open up my Brush panel and select a soft brush. In this case I want a soft brush because I want to blend the shadow and light sides together. I plan to take this project from a summertime version to a wintertime version and then to dusk, and these hard shadows would be a dead giveaway that the scene was shot in hard sunlight. That looks better.

I still need to completely paint out these flowers up top. I'm going to grab a dark brown color off the side of the chalet. Right here I can be really loose. To continuously vary the color while using the Brush tool, press the Option or Alt key while clicking in the plate to bring up the color picker on the fly, and select different colors right off the plate. This will keep the painted areas lively, not going dead like a single sol...

Removing hard shadows
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Removing hard shadows 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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