Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding the final ellipses, part of Digital Matte Painting Essentials 2: Perspective.
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Now it's time to add the final ellipses to your project.…I wanted to mention that one of the advantages…of using paths is that they are resolution independent.…Unlike an ellipse that you draw with pixels, you can scale…the path ellipse down really tiny, then scale it up really big.…And it doesn't lose any of its mathematical perfection.…So we're going to use the ellipsis…in the ellipse bank to add the ellipsis to our…castle by moving and scaling them into position wherever they're needed.…
Let's do this big dome first.…Look horizontally at our ellipse bank and figure…out which percentage matches that height above the horizon.…The 62% ellipse is at the right height, so select…that ellipse, Copy and Paste it into place and slide…it horizontally to the part of the dome where you need it.…Zoom in then Press Cmd or Ctrl+T to transform…it to match word is going on the dome.…When scaling the ellipse hold down the Shift key so that it transforms uniformly.…
Press Return twice to accept the transformation then press the…
Note: This installment of Digital Matte Painting Essentials builds on the concept sketch from the first course, but it's not necessary to have those files to proceed.
- Understanding the three types of linear perspective
- Preparing your concept sketch for drawing
- Setting up vanishing points
- Finding the first boxes in perspective
- Roughing in the other rectilinear forms
- Creating a flat crenellation
- Plotting measuring points
- Drawing ellipses
- Adding repeating details to walls
- Delineating the background