Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating ribbing on T-shirts, part of Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The Tools.
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Patterns are the solution to so many situations that come up in imaging.…Take for instance right here.…You've got to look at this T-shirt that we have.…I am going to go a little closer here and zoom in on this.…You see that it has got this nice little ribbing.…There is tiny ribbing right on the edges of the T-shirt.…Another file with a similar ribbing is this one here.…Here we are looking at ribbon on the edges of the sleeves.…All these nice, little simple lines that also then wrap around the edges.…Let's go in here and create that kind of a pattern.…
The pattern is simple.…In this particular case, it's extremely simple.…I am just going to go into there and create a long, vertical line like so, and we…get in real close so we could see what's going to happen.…And I am going to fill that with a gray.…We will fill that a nice deep gray like this.…I will just go ahead and say Fill with Foreground Color, and there it is.…Now, selecting this, there is where you are going to create the pattern.…If I was to select it like this, well, this area here of white does become the…
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