Adding crenellations using the Vanishing Point tool


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Adding crenellations using the Vanishing Point tool

With our grid setup in the last lesson, now we're ready to use the Vanishing Point Tool to add crenelations in perspective to our castle. Remember the last lesson, before we entered the Vanishing Point Tool, we copied the flat line of crenelations into the Clipboard. If you forgot to do that press Okay, not Cancel, and copy it in now. Remember to re-select the new layer, after you've copied the flat crenelations, so that the work will be done on a layer with nothing on it. You'll have to zoom out to see the crenelation, since it will come in at the top, and paste it in.

The crenelation initially looks like it did before, flat. But the moment you drop it down onto the grid you set up, it pops into perspective. Press Cmd or Ctrl+T to transform the crenelations. Try to get them looking roughly like they are in your form project. But they may not match exactly. Feel free to adjust them as much as you want. When you're happy with the scale and position, hold down the Cmd option or Ctrl+Alt ...

Adding crenellations using the Vanishing Point tool
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Adding crenellations using the Vanishing Point tool 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
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