Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying adjustment layers, part of Digital Matte Painting: 1 Concept.
The next step is to tone your plate, so that the environment more closely matches…your idea for your castle concept. I have in mind a castle on on a sea of lava.…But right now, this beautiful Caribbean coastline looks very little like that.…By toning the plate, I'm going to change this blue ocean into a more threatening…red volcanic environment. Turn off the hill that you extracted in…the last section, so, we can work on the overall plate.…You should start by adding an Adjustment layer.…
Adjustment layers are added by clicking on the icon at the bottom of the Layers…window that looks like a circle with white at the top and black at the bottom.…Adjustment layers offer you most of the controls available in the top menu under…Image Adjustments, like curves, levels, hue and saturation and many more.…However, Adjustment layers are different from regular image adjustments, in that…they are non-destructive. Choose Curves from the Adjustment Layers menu.…
The Curve Adjustment layer appears in the Layers tab, and the Curves window appears…
- Setting up your Photoshop workspace
- Toning the plate with adjustment layers
- Examining transfer modes
- Finding the silhouette
- Drawing internal forms
- Creating a custom brush for clouds
- Painting the sky
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
Photoshop for Photographers: Compositingwith Chris Orwig4h 45m Intermediate
1. Starting Your Project
2. Toning the Plate
3. Finding the Silhouette
Silhouette: Domes and towers5m 43s
4. Light and Detail
5. Rendering the Environment
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