Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating the sea, part of Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes Volume 1.
Now, the first thing we need for our scene of Atlantis rising from the sea is the sea itself.…Now I've got a shot right here that I took one day in Bodega Bay, not a spectacular shot…but this beach area right in front, this is perfect for what we need, right there.…This other stuff, well that's not going to work because Atlantis, well we've got mountains…back there and Atlantis is going to come up all by itself out of the sea right here.…So all this stuff has to go, that sky has to go, we are going to create our own sky,…it's going to be a little more misty, so we just want that foreground area.…
And back here I have another shot, now this one you can see it is a very bad shot because…of the setting, kind of overcast, one of those typical summer days in Bodega Bay, both in…the Bodega Bay, California here.…This area of the sea is perfect for what we want.…So what I'm going to do is I'm going to select that portion back there.…I like the angle of this beach, but I like the flowing back into infinity of this particular scene.…
- Creating alpha channels
- Isolating content with clipping groups and layer masks
- Turning a day sky into a night sky
- Compositing photos
- Creating tableaus
- Blending color and tone in combined images
- Painting in explosions
Skill Level Intermediate
Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The Peoplewith Bert Monroy3h 18m Intermediate
Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes Volume 2with Bert Monroy3h 47m Intermediate
1. Understanding the Basics
2. Moonlit Night
3. Castle in the Sky
4. High Cliff
6. Secret Base
7. Crash Site
8. Ruins by the Sea
9. Castle on the Lake
10. War-Ravaged City
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