Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Painting the shadows, part of Photoshop: Creating Perspective.
With all the elements now present in the view for the door way, we need to make it …more realistic and we can do this for the use of shadows. …First though we'll tone down the bright yellow of that wall. …Let's switch to the wall layer and open up hue and saturation adjustment and …lower the saturation. That's looking a little better. …Now let's make our shadows. We could paint them on directly but I …prefer to do this on a hard light layer. So we'll make a new layer that matches …the shape of this cut out. First of all we'll load the shape of the …selection by holding Cmd on a Mac, Ctrl on a PC, and clicking on the Thumbnail of …our doorway, and that makes our selection.…
Now, go to the top of this stack and make a new layer. …We'll Choose Hard Light as the mode for this layer, and we'll fill it with a Hard …Light neutral color. Now, in Hard Light mode, 50% gray becomes …transparent, so anything we do to darken this layer will add shading to it, and …we'll call this layer shading. Let's inverse the selection so everything …
- Why is perspective important?
- Finding the vanishing point
- Using existing perspective to draw additional elements
- Correcting perspective
- Using the Vanishing Point filter
- Perspective cropping
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Why Is Perspective Important?
Composing the scene5m 22s
2. Opening Doors
3. Correcting Perspective
4. The Vanishing Point Filter
5. Perspective Cropping
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