Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating fabric texture, part of Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The People.
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The various garments through out this scene in Times Square are made up of many…different types materials.…There is one in the movies that deals with denim.…In this one we are going to have a simplified version of that denim material.…I am going to go in here and zoom in on this little guy in the SUV right here.…And you see that his garment is little more of a coarse type of material.…That's what we are going to cover in this particular movie.…So we are going to go in here and brand new file.…And I am going to create a little swatch, just a little swatch right, which is…going to be the fabric.…
And in a separate layer, everything goes into its own layer, I am going to…fill it with a color that I want this fabric to be. So let's just say we go…with that grey color.…Just go ahead and fill it with the grey.…And now we have that, we're going to apply a Filter to that swatch of material.…And it's a simplified filter. It's right here.…It's under Sketch.…It's called the Halftone Pattern, which was one of the filter that was used in…
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