Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Building the texture, part of Creating a Hallway Scene with Photoshop.
We've created the basic wood texture using a combination of Gaussian noise, …rendered clouds, and motion blur. Let's now go on to turn that into a more …convincing wood texture, and we are going to turn this basic grain into the shape …of whirls, knots, and wood, starting by using the Wave filter. …So, we go to Filter > Distort > and Wave. Now, there's a problem with the Wave …filter, and it's this. The wave filter was introduced into …Photoshop 3. That's not CS3, that's Photoshop 3, way …back 15 years ago or more. And the problem with the Wave filter is …that when it was first introduced, computers had very limited processing …power, and so, they could only show this tiny preview of what's going on.…
As we change the sliders, a change occurs in the preview, but we don't see it in …the image behind. Well, here we are 15 years on, and …computers are much more powerful, but this Wave filter has not been updated. …So, we're stuck with this ridiculously small preview, especially ridiculous …
- Working with wood
- Color correction with the Curves adjustment
- Drawing wallpaper
- Creating a window
- Adding a lamp and switch
- Working with light and shade
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Working with Wood
2. Making the Door
3. Drawing the Wallpaper
4. The Window
5. Finishing the Door
6. Adding the Lamp and the Switch
7. Light and Shade
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