Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating wafer quilting, part of Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The Tools.
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In the previous movie, we discussed how the pattern was created to create this little…metal siding of this little Nuts 4 Nuts truck.…We're going to move over a little bit to the right here and look at this same…pattern, but how it was used slightly different right there.…That's the Mister Softee truck, and we'll look at the side of the truck. There is…the art for the actual truck itself.…Now every element is created on its own, so we'll look at the little Mister Softee…guy right here, which I called Mr. Softee Dude.…
Now right here if you look closely at his wafer face, there is the exact same…pattern again, except a slight modification made it look like what you see here.…So let's go and see how we modified that to get the effect.…So right here in a layer, I am going to create a layer, and in that layer I'm…going to fill that layer with that pattern that we created before, right there. Click OK.…There is the effect.…
So now, let's turn this off for a second and in this layer right here, I'm…
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