Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video Projecting the castle walls, part of Digital Matte Painting 5: Camera Projection in Maya.
…Before we project more of the textures, let's do…a quick render to make sure everything is working correctly.…Click the Render Preview button that looks like a…clapperboard, and Maya will do a full size render.…Everything but the sky should be black so far with just the sky rendering.…Everything looks good, so let's add some more materials.…Let's get the water out of the way first…since we already have the texture projections set up for it.…Right-click on the water and choose assign existing material and then sky_water.…
It shows up in the preview.…Let's do this lower wall of the castle. This will be slightly trickier since it…requires a transparency map. With it selected, right-click on it and…choose Assign New Material.…It's going to be a Lambert again, and name it Lower Wall.…Click on the checkerboard next to color, and right-click on File.…And choose Creatists Projection.…Notice that as long as you're in the Display Texture Previews…mode, the box turns immediately black when the projection is loaded.…
- 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 2013 Essential Trainingwith 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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