Adding a photographic texture


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Adding a photographic texture

In this exercise I am going to show you how to map a photographic texture onto a piece of synthetic artwork, specifically we are going to map the skin from a photographic Apple on to our 3D Apple. I have saved my progress as Toned-down apple.psd. And I have the file open in Photoshop, so were working in Photoshop over the next couple of exercises here. Notice here inside the layers panel, I have a layer called skin, go ahead and turn it on and it's a photograph of an apple from the Fotolia Image Library, and it's got some good skin details as you can see.

We have this sort of variable red and orange skin going on, a little bit of highlight that's not actually going to translate, and then we have this additional Apple coming in from the right- hand side, we'll have to mask that's away. We also have this leaf and stem coming in from the top, we'll need to mask those away as well. And just so you have a clear ides of what's going on, I'll click of the skin layer...

Adding a photographic texture
Video duration: 7m 36s 13h 5m Advanced

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Adding a photographic texture provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design
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