Color correcting the details


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Color correcting the details

We have all the new castle details we re-lit so now we need to color correct them. Lets start with the filigree tower. This tower is green, so we need to do a somewhat more radical color correction then the more neutrally colored elements. So lets work through the process like before. Add a curves adjustment layer and Option or Alt click on the line between the adjustment later, and the filigree tower layer to confine the adjustment layer to the layer below it. First, it's too light, so let's pull down on the RGB white point.

It's way too green, so select the green channel and pull out some of the green. We need some yellow to counteract that maroon, so pull down on the blue white point. The dark side of the tower has gotten a bit too dark, so pull up on the shadows part of the curve, and down on the highlights. Let's color correct the tower below it next. Add an adjustment layer, and again confine its effect to the tower layer. The tower is way to light so pull down on the white point,...

Color correcting the details
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Color correcting the details provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 4: Texturing

Subjects:
3D + Animation Design
Software:
Photoshop
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