Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a moving sky, part of Digital Matte Painting Essentials 5: Camera Projection in Maya.
…With our plate toned and colorized, it's time to add a moving sky.…Turn on the visibility for the sky, select the…sky precomp, and double-click on it to open it up.…Here we have our four layers of sky.…We need to move them individually, moving the top layer the most since it's…very close to us, and the back layer very little since it's so far away.…First, we need to check that the composition settings match our main comp.…Go up to Composition, Composition Settings or press command or ctrl+K.…
These settings were carried over from our main import of the Photoshop file, and…since they were wrong on the main comp, they'll need to be changed here also.…Set the frame rate to 23.976 to match…the moving footage and the length to 240 frames, or ten seconds.…Now we're ready to animate.…Select all of the layers and press the P key to solo the position attribute.…Make sure you're on the first frame, click the little stopwatch to the…left of position to set a keyframe for all of the selected layers.…
Now select…only the sky top layer and stretch it horizontally, and move it to the right.…
- What is camera projection?
- Isolating the layers in your painting
- Setting up for projection camera
- Adding geometry
- Projecting textures
- Animating the camera
- Vertex modeling
- Animating the background
- Adding flames, smoke, and glows
- Rendering your project
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CC Essential Training (2013)with Julieanne Kost14h 58m Beginner
1. Getting Started with Camera Projection
2. Setting Up Your Maya File
3. Adding Geometry to Match Your Painting
4. Projecting Your Textures
5. Adding an Animated Camera
6. Advanced Camera Projection
7. Toning and Animating the Background
8. Adding Video and Special Effects
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