Painting in the back-alley slime trails


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Painting in the back-alley slime trails

In this exercise, I am going to show you how to create these slime trails underneath the letters. If you're working along with me, go ahead and scroll down your Layers panel, click on the smear layer to make it active, and turn it on as well. Now, if I were to Alt+click, or Option+ click, on the eyeball in front of the smear layer, you'll see this red slime set against a transparent checkerboard background. You may even recognize this slime from Chapter 01. In fact, this is the very same smear pattern that I used to create that thriller effect. And this is kind of an M.O. for me; if I spend a sufficient amount of time on an asset, especially if it requires a lot of hand-tweaking, then I am very likely to use that asset over and over again throughout my artwork.

So what starts off as a kind of blood smear can be repurposed in a matter of minutes into this kind of slime trail. So let me show you how that works. Now, for starters, I have already flipped the pattern upside down. I have...

Painting in the back-alley slime trails
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Painting in the back-alley slime trails provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 Extended One-on-One: 3D Type Effects

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3D + Animation Design
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Photoshop
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