Finishing the details


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Finishing the details

We're almost done with this concept painting. And what is left to do can get repetitious, since it involves a lot of cleaning up and reinforcing forms I already added. However, I want to show you a few more tricks and tips on how to imply detail on a sketch like this, and how to quickly revise sections you don't think are quite right. A good example is the bastion or square structure below the flame holder on the left. I wish it was higher. Rather than repainting it, I'm going to Marquee around the section I want to raise up.

Cmd or Ctrl+Shift+Copy that section out, and paste it back into place. Then I can nudge it up into the new position, and the correction is done very quickly. The difference between Cmd or Ctrl+Shift+C for copy merged, and the regular Cmd or Ctrl+C for regular copy, is that copy merged copies all of the pixels within the selection. Not just the ones on the current layer. I'll mention that shortcut several times during the course of this series, because I think i...

Finishing the details
Video duration: 5m 49s 1h 40m Beginner

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Finishing the details provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 1: Concept

Subjects:
3D + Animation Design
Software:
Photoshop
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