Adding a photographic sky


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Adding a photographic sky

With the photographic details added to the Castle, it's time to turn our attention to the Sky. I have a photographic sky with the sort of streaky yellow glow in it that I envisioned for this Castle. If you're a lynda.com premium member, this is available to you in the course materials as sky.jpeg. Open it up and lets Paste it in the Castle project. It comes in to the middle of the Castle, so let's move it to the bottom of the layers just above the background group. The Sky reference is lower resolution than the Castle Project, but you don't have to worry about that in this case since the sky doesn't have to be ultra sharp.

Scale it up, and it looks like the sky is leaning to the Left. So let's distort this one side larger than the other and get the streaks level, that looks like it'll work. Let's turn off everything except for this new sky in the background. You can turn off the Group so you don't have to turn off all those Individual layers. Open up the Background gr...

Adding a photographic sky
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Adding a photographic sky 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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Photoshop
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