Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video Preparing the textured castle for camera projection, part of Digital Matte Painting Essentials 5: Camera Projection in Maya.
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…Here is our finished textured castle from section…four of the fundamentals of digital matte painting, texturing.…I've included this file, TextureFinish.psd,…in the exercise files for this…section for Premium members in case you want to follow along.…This file has around 90 layers and you won't…be able to use it inside of Maya this way.…You'll need to prepare a separate, simpler file…of the textures that will be used in Maya. I've prepared a chart…of the layers you'll need. You'll need one projection map for each…major piece of geometry. Those layers are, the sky,…the water, the lower wall, mid wall, top wall,…domes and towers, front bridge, side tower, and another layer…for the hill.…
This isn't to say that this is all the layers you'll use doing an advanced camera…projection, but let's get through the first version,…making sure that it's working with this basic setup.…Then I will walk you through a more…advanced version of it later in this tutorial.…If you prepared your own textured castle in the previous…
- 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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