Creating a flat crenellation


show more Creating a flat crenellation provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 2: Perspective show less
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Creating a flat crenellation

Next we're going to add crenelations to the walls of the castle but before we do that let's take a minute to revise the concept sketch to make it better match the perspective drawing. When we did the setup for the file to do the perspective drawing I encouraged you to keep the castle on a separate layer exactly for this reason. Select the layer with your castle concept on it. Let's Zoom In here for a closer look. On this sketch, the crenelations above the doorway are too high and not matching the guidelines.

Lasso around the offending area, press Cmd or Ctrl+J to copy that area into a new layer and distort it to match the guides. Merge the two layers together. Then patch the tops of the side bastions by Cmd+Option+Shift, or Ctrl+Alt+Shift, dragging the selection to copy it up.

If you didn't think about perspective while doing your concept sketch, that's fine, since the concept sketch is just to get your ideas down. However, that can result in castles that don't match the perspect...

Creating a flat crenellation
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Creating a flat crenellation provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 2: Perspective

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3D + Animation Design
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Photoshop
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