Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Building the skirting board, part of Photoshop: Creating Perspective.
To make the floor meet the wall better, let's add a skirting board. …Now, we don't have a large enough section of real skirting board to work with in …our original image, so let's fake one. And we can fake one by copying a piece of …the door. Let's go back to our original image and …to my mind, this piece of vertical looks just like a skirting board to me. …So, let's grab some of that, and let's take it to the bottom here. …We'll use the rectangular Marquee tool to make a selection of just this piece of …the door. Let's make a new layer from this.…
And we'll call this one skirting board. And when we drag this into our clipping …mask group, between the floor and the new door, it automatically added to that group. …So, let's turn on all the rest of our layers. …Well, there's the skirting board, we can pick this up and use Free Transform to …rotate it, move it into place and drag the bottom down so that it lines up with …our vanishing lines. Now, the top of it is parallel to the bottom.…
And because we've viewed it again in perspective, we need to make it larger on …
- Why is perspective important?
- Finding the vanishing point
- Using existing perspective to draw additional elements
- Correcting perspective
- Using the Vanishing Point filter
- Perspective cropping
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Why Is Perspective Important?
Composing the scene5m 22s
2. Opening Doors
3. Correcting Perspective
4. The Vanishing Point Filter
5. Perspective Cropping
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