Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video Delineating the background, part of Digital Matte Painting Essentials 2: Perspective.
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Here is the perspective drawing of the castle.…And all we have to do is turn it into a line drawing for the next section on Form.…However, we have no indication of the background yet.…And it would be helpful to have the…hill, volcanoes, and water indicated in the line drawing.…So let's quickly draw those in.…Make a New layer and call it Background.…Let's start with this far shore and the volcanoes.…
We don't need anything detailed for the…background, just a general indication of what's here.…We need the outlines of both of these volcanoes…and a little something to indicate…the smoke, and…this smaller…background,…volcano.…
We need a little indication of the bottom of this hill,…and the mount behind the castle, and a little indication…of the rocks around the castle, and on this little bridge also.…The water will be moving in the final plate,…but it's good to give an indication of what's here…and sketch in this bit of foreground water pattern and block…in a little bit more of this…volcano smoke up top and…down below here. Indicate…
Note: This installment of Digital Matte Painting Essentials builds on the concept sketch from the first course, but it's not necessary to have those files to proceed.
- Understanding the three types of linear perspective
- Preparing your concept sketch for drawing
- Setting up vanishing points
- Finding the first boxes in perspective
- Roughing in the other rectilinear forms
- Creating a flat crenellation
- Plotting measuring points
- Drawing ellipses
- Adding repeating details to walls
- Delineating the background