Join David Mattingly for an in-depth discussion in this video Relighting the new details, part of Digital Matte Painting Essentials 4: Texturing.
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We have these nice castle details added in,…so let's go ahead and relight and color-correct them.…Let's name the layers so we can stay organized.…First is Wall, then Tower, then Tower Detail.…Entrance Detail. Entrance,…Onion Tower, and that's the Filigree Tower.…Select them all and put them in a group, and name the group Details.…
Turn off all the layers except the Filigree Tower.…And zoom in and center it so we can work on it.…Make sure that black and white are loaded in the color picker.…Select a big soft round brush.…Then select the Filigree Tower layer and…load the selection so we isolate the tower.…And set the Brush transfer mode to Overlay.…Set the opacity…to 30%.…And let's go ahead and darken the dark side using that Overlay brush.…
Then, press x to swap foreground and the background colors.…And lighten the light side. Now let's work on that Onion Tower.…Select the layer and load the selection.…Hide the selection, and now let's paint in the dark side.…This Onion Tower is relatively easy to re-light because it was flat lit, so we…
- Preparing your form study for texturing
- Adding dark and light side textures
- Making rounded textures with the Warp tool
- Creating photographic crenellations
- Using Levels and Curves for color correction
- Adding photographic elements
- Relighting details
- Adding glows, smoke, and flames
Skill Level Beginner
1. Using Photographic Textures to Finish Your Castle
2. Adding Unique, Photographic Crenellations to Your Castles
The Vanishing Point tool4m 54s
3. Color Correction with Levels and Curves
4. Distorting and Relighting Photographic Textures
5. Finishing Your Castle
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