Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video Color basics, part of Digital Matte Painting Essentials 4: Texturing.
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Let's talk about the different properties that make up any color.…And those are hue, saturation and luminosity.…First is hue, which is what color family does the tone belong to.…Yellow, orange, red, green, blue and so on.…Second is saturation, which refers to the amount of hue in the selection.…If you have a lot of green in a sample, you'll have a very saturated green.…If you have just a little green in…a sample, you'll have a very desaturated green.…Gray is the absence of any hue.…
And by definition is completely desaturated, and the absence of a hue.…Third is luminosity, which can also be called value.…It refers to the relative lightness or darkness of…a sample, without regard to the hue or saturation.…In this example, each of these samples…are the same luminosity.…Although the top samples are a very saturated orange.…Well the bottom samples are a completely desaturated gray.…Finally, the words hue and color, are often…used interchangeably, But they technically mean different things.…
Hue as I mentioned before, just refers to the color family, red, green, blue.…
- Preparing your form study for texturing
- Adding dark and light side textures
- Making rounded textures with the Warp tool
- Creating photographic crenellations
- Using Levels and Curves for color correction
- Adding photographic elements
- Relighting details
- Adding glows, smoke, and flames
Skill Level Beginner
1. Using Photographic Textures to Finish Your Castle
2. Adding Unique, Photographic Crenellations to Your Castles
The Vanishing Point tool4m 54s
3. Color Correction with Levels and Curves
4. Distorting and Relighting Photographic Textures
5. Finishing Your Castle
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