Introducing texture


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Introducing texture

As we advance further into the intermediate layer of our translation it's time to start introducing some texture into the mix. Within the vocabulary of painting, the appearance of canvas texture is a way of reestablishing the high-frequency detailed destroyed in the underpainting step. We can effectively use this detail to control the viewer's eye and weigh the importance of the subject matter in a scene. So this is where texture is now going to start to play a greater role.

I can see a little bit in some of the cross-strokes that idea down here in the street area, but they're pretty subtle and we want to start to reintroduce that texture, to provide some visual activity that the eye is going to be attracted to. Remember in a photograph everything that's in clear sharp focus has the elements of high-frequency noise in it that attracts your eye. In a painting we can indicate it by using the canvas in a way that it provides some high frequency and we are totally in control...

Introducing texture
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Introducing texture provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Street Scene

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