Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video Bringing in the mountains, part of Digital Matte Painting: 1 Concept.
Let's add a couple of erupting volcanoes behind the castle.…And this time, we'll use the Lasso tool to delineate them.…Select the Lasso tool, or press L on the keyboard.…We're going to use the lasso as a Drawing tool.…Creating a selection shaped like the erupting volcanoes behind the castle.…Add a mountain on the left side of the castle.…With the selection complete, make a new Layer in front of the sky, and name it Mountains.…
Select the Brush tool or press the B key and select a Soft Round Brush with…transfer turned on. With the heads up color picker, choose a…dark burnt red orange. And start brushing in the background mountains.…This isn't quite the right color, a darker redder tone would work better.…. The mountain tops can be darker and more…intense, since the base of the mountains would be affected by the haze from the sea…of lava. Deselect all, Cmd or Ctrl + D and draw a…second line of mountains at the base, to add some more depth.…
Finish drawing the selection, and then invert it Cmd or Ctrl + Shift I.…
- 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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