Join Danny Janevski for an in-depth discussion in this video Key art: Painting the sky, part of Matte Painting: Environments for Film.
- [Instructor] So, another way to do the sky,…and I'm going to show you a little trick here,…you can press M.…If that M is the wrong marquee tool,…then press shift+m, and try it again.…So that will flip between these options here,…shift clicking.…And let's select this part of the sky.…And the reason why I'm doing that is because…sometimes key art can have a darkening vignette…around the borders,…and we don't necessarily want to…sample those colors or values.…
So let's just crop it a little bit,…and delete that mask by clicking on it,…right clicking, delete mask.…And with that marquee still selected,…because it won't go away, click the quick mask tool.…All right, now, to get an even more accurate sky,…you can collapse all of these images,…layers together, I should say,…and then press B and start painting.…So increase your brush size,…and I do that with the square brackets up and down,…if you will, left and right.…And start sampling.…
So you can press that alt key to sample a color.…And now, as you start painting that in,…
- Laying out geometry in Clarisse
- Importing and separating geometry in ZBrush
- Creating top-down renders
- World building with World Machine
- Creating shaders in Clarisse
- Matting painting the sky and mountain in Photoshop
- Compositing and rendering the matte painting in NUKE
Skill Level Intermediate
Layout geometry in Clarisse2m 51s
2. Asset Creation
3. World Building and Terrain Generation
4. Look Development
5. Final Layout
Creating the final layout7m 45s
6. Project Setup
7. Matte Painting
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