Adding background mountains


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Adding background mountains

Now we should add some detail to the background mountains. I have another piece of photo reference that has the kind of jaggy peaks that would go nice back there called Mountain.JPEG, and it's in the exercise files for you premium members. Let's try extracting this with the magic wand tool. Set the tolerance to 35. And click a couple times into the sky. You'll need to clean up the left side of the mountain just a little bit. And invert the selection and copy it out. Paste it into the castle project and let's position it and scale it down to something like this back volcano.

That's getting close. We'll need to turn the castle off so we can see the background mountains more clearly. Paste in a new copy of the mountain. We're just going to reuse this section a couple of different ways. And scale it and stretch it to fit. Just duplicate this copy over to the left side. What we're primarily going to be getting from this mountain is the texture. With the Eraser tool, go through ...

Adding background mountains
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Adding background mountains provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 4: Texturing

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3D + Animation Design
Software:
Photoshop
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