Distorting the dome and rectangular faces


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Distorting the dome and rectangular faces

Now that we have the dome and rectangular faces split apart, let's revise the dome. Move the dome inside details out of the crenelations group, and put them in their own group called Dome. Turn off the Side Details layer so we can see the dome edges more clearly. It looks like this has two problems. The right edge is higher than the left, and the ellipses of the dome are too flat. First, select the top rotunda detail at the top of the dome, then clip it off. Cmd or Ctrl+Shift+J.

It'll need to be distorted separately. Call up the Transform tool, and let's get the edges of the dome leveled. I personally don't like guides, since they clutter up the interface, but if you move the dome up to the top of the window, you can use that edge with the Distort tool to see when the two sides are evened out. That looks better. Move the dome back into place and right click and choose Warp. We want to raise the center of the dome up, but work in an orderly fashion, since you'll want to keep it even ...

Distorting the dome and rectangular faces
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Distorting the dome and rectangular faces 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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