Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating multiple objects from one start file, part of Artistic Concepts in Photoshop and Illustrator 1.
I always stress the need for keeping all elements of an object in a separate layer. …Now here's a good case why it's necessary, and it makes the work process …a lot easier. Looking at my painting Damen here, I'm …going to zoom in on this train, right here in the center of the painting. …Made up of three different cars. Now, I didn't have to go in there and …generate each one of those cars individually. …They're basically the same kind of car, the difference being the number, the …dirt, and the reflections in the window. So, I'll show you how this was originally created.…
Now, the front of the train was created right here. …As you can see in the layers panel that it is made up of many, many, many, many layers. …And way up on top here we can see that it has been composited, right here, the comp layer. …This is where I've taken all the layers and put them into one. …Now when we start looking at these individual layers, we can come down here …and see there's the under and there's the face edge, there's the face, and there's …
- Understanding the vanishing point
- Establishing a light source
- Creating shadows on surfaces
- Creating reflections
- Aligning layers to add and remove objects