Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Positioning buildings and adding final touches, part of Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes Volume 3.
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So now that our wall and everything is in place, let's get those buildings just the…way we want them. And look at the overall image.…Well, our graffiti for one thing, right there, it's a little bit not as strong as…I'd like it to be. So, what' I'm going to do is I'm going to…down to that graffiti. There it is, the one that's in the dark…wall, and I'm just going to punch it up a little bit by increasing the levels on…this just a little bit. Going in and darkening those tones, it…enriches the color quite a bit. There we go.…So, that's looking a little better. And we might want to do this one here as well.…
So, let's go to that line of graffiti and we'll go into Levels and kind of…intensify that one as well. Just get those midtones in there and…there, we might just want to go in and do a little Saturation as well, make it a…little more saturated, because it is in the sunlight.…See now, the graffiti really starts to jump out at you.…Now, let's look at the buildings. I get my Move tool, and going to make…
Check out Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes Volume 1 and Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes Volume 2 for more inventive illustrative techniques.
- Isolating and retouching composite images
- Colorizing backgrounds
- Adding shadows
- Creating effects like smoke and sparkle
- Positioning elements