Distorting crenellations into perspective


show more Distorting crenellations into perspective provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 2: Perspective show less
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Distorting crenellations into perspective

Now that we have one flat crenelation created we'll let Photoshop do all the hard work of distorting and placing all the other crenelations in perspective. Make sure you're still on the flat crenelation layer and lasso around it. Let's do this front bridge first. Copy drag which is Cmd+Opt or Ctrl+Alt drag that flat crenelation down. And get it roughly in place. Press Cmd or Ctrl + T to transform it horizontally to fit and then Right Click inside the transform box and select Distort from the drop down menu.

Now comes the tricky part. You need distrot the edges to exactly match your guidelines. You need to keep the edges of the distortion box vertical. If they're tilted right or left, the crenelations will lean and the spacing will be inaccurate. The crenelations on the left are slightly smaller than those on the right, since those are closer to the viewer. As long as you're careful and accurate, Photoshop will do all of the work for you. The crenelations on the backside of the bridge...

Distorting crenellations into perspective
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Distorting crenellations into perspective provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 2: Perspective

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3D + Animation Design
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Photoshop
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