Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating denim, part of Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The People.
There are many materials in Times Square and one material in particular which…is pretty predominant in our society is blue jeans.…Now we come in close, we see that quite a few people are wearing blue jeans. There's some there.…These two people are wearing blue jeans, here's more blue jeans, blue jeans here.…I am going to zoom in on this one here.…This is John Knoll, one of the co- authors of Photoshop with his brother Tom.…And right here, we have the original file that was created for the painting.…Let's zoom in down here on his jeans, and we can see the denim material right there.…
So what I am going to do is I am going to show you how this denim material was created.…We have a new file here.…And I am going to fill this file with a color for our denim.…So we'll pick a blue like that and I am just going to go ahead and fill…that with that color.…Fill Foreground Color there.…So in the layer on top of this, I am going to fill that layer with a 50%…gray, a neutral density.…Now I am going to return my colors to black-and-white and I am going to use a…
In this installment, The People, Bert illustrates how he created the hyperrealistic portrayals of the dozens of people inhabiting his painting, many of which he drew from real-life friends and family. The course shows how to construct eyes, lips, ears, and other facial features, paint natural looking skin, add hair, apply makeup, and create fabric folds, stitching, and texture to emulate clothing. Bert shows how digital artists can recreate these effects at home, using the tools in Photoshop and Illustrator and a little imagination.
- Creating life-like facial features, such as noses, teeth, lips
- Understanding the structure of the mouth
- Creating facial contours
- Adding details such as fingernails
- Using a Cintiq to create realistic hair
- Creating beard stubble
- Creating the look of stitched denim
- Adding ribbing to a t-shirt
Skill Level Intermediate
Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The Toolswith Bert Monroy5h 56m Intermediate
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17. The People of "Times Square"
18. Facial Features
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