Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating Julianne's pants, part of Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The Tools.
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Patterns are fairly easy to create, but sometimes those patterns need to be…manipulated to make them look real.…Julieanne Kost here is wearing these pants that have this very intricate little pattern.…It's just made up of these little squares, and these tiny little squares inside and so on.…But you see that it's all folding and following the folds of the fabric and so on.…So that's what we're going to create now.…If I go over here to the file where I've got a path that I created.…It's going to be the leg.…So on the right onto this leg we're going to create that pattern and make it look right.…
So, I'm going to go in here and I'm going to select the colors that I want for this.…So we will go back to that other file, and we'll pick the colors that we need.…Now see that we have these two different types of purplish color here.…So what I'm going to do is I'm going to select the dark one for the foreground…and holding down my Option, Alt keys, and clicking on the light tone so I have…it for the background.…
In this installment, The Tools, Bert demonstrates how he uses the brushes, filters, and textures in Photoshop to create everything from the trees in Central Park to the billboards on Broadway, and shares his techniques for keeping his project organized with layers and groups. He also touches on the importance of channels and channel calculations, and how the evolution of the tools in Photoshop from CS3 to CS5 shaped his work.
- Making a chain brush
- Understanding the layers in lights
- Using the 3D tools in Photoshop
- Using layer styles
- Creating wood and fabric textures
- Applying a layer mask
- Linking layer masks with layer styles
- Understanding channels