Creating a photographic crenellation


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Creating a photographic crenellation

Next up, we'll take a photograph from environment-textures.com, and use it to create a photo realistic crenulation. You want to take the time to design a really interesting distinct crenulation, and use it throughout your castle as a unifying design element. Let's take a look at the photo. This is very high resolution, and has some nice elements that can be used as the base of the crenulation. This crenulation at the top of this arch has some nice detail, but the castle in the concept sketch has pointed triangular crenulations that I'd like to keep.

Using the marquee with the feathers set to 0, select two triangular shapes within the existing crenulations. Press Cmd or Ctrl+J to copy the selection onto a new Layer. We'll be duplicating these into a line of crenulations, but having at least two different brick patterns will help make the duplication's somewhat less obvious. Let's add a bit of finish to these triangular crenulations. Select the sides of the triangular points. Grab...

Creating a photographic crenellation
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Creating a photographic crenellation 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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