Creating a manhole cover with channels


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Creating a manhole cover with channels

Some elements of Times Square might seem simple but require many, many different steps to make them look real. I'm going to zoom in on one such item, which is right down here underground, a manhole cover. Now we are looking at a low-res version of this, so it worked very quickly on this machine. But I do have open in the background the actual file of that, the manhole cover. This is what it looks like. Now if you look at it closely, you see that there are all kinds of things going on. You see the bumps. You see the depths of them, and you see little highlights from the different streetlights all over the place, reflection of the signs up above, and then these reflections from the Toys"R"Us buildings, and so on.

So, all these little edges need a special type of attention and selection to be able to apply those effects. So let's see how those guys were created. Right here I have a series of paths for the manhole cover right there. Now these were created in Illustrator, and t...

Creating a manhole cover with channels
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Creating a manhole cover with channels provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Bert Monroy as part of the Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The Tools

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Illustrator Photoshop
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