Creating a line of crenellations


show more Creating a line of crenellations provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 4: Texturing show less
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Creating a line of crenellations

Now let's join the pointed top crenelation with this arch decoration in a way that it exactly repeats. That way we can use it to create a long line of crenulations. These arches are too big, so let's scale them down, and then move them right under the crenulations. Let's scale this so two arches exactly match two crenulations. Holding down the Shift key, Drag > Copy > Duplicate the arches so we have four in a row. Choose the Rectangular Marquee tool and Select this right edge so that we can move it over onto the left.

Line it up perfectly. It looks like the arch piece is just a little too long. I'm going to merge those two layers together, and scale the whole thing. The arch and the crenulations do need to exactly match. We need to test it to make sure the two sides match exactly, so merge the arches and crenulations, then Copy >Shift > Drag to make sure the duplication is perfect. That matches exactly. So we're good to go. Let's undo that. Now that we know the duplicat...

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

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3D + Animation Design
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Photoshop
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