Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Retouching the building, part of Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes Volume 2.
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Here's the scene that's going to be transformed into our nightly scene, a …long time ago. Now, the building itself was built a long …time ago, but it's got some modern amenities like this pipe here. …And the little stickers on the pipe, and those plastic garbage cans back there. …I'm sure these things did not exist when this building was first made. …So we have to go in there and start to do some re-touching. …Now it's not as complicated as it sounds. One thing, it's going to be easy because …of some of the features in Photoshop. I'm going to take my Lasso tool, I'm …going to select an area, right around the pole, that's going to encompass enough of …the wall. And to about here.…
Right there. Now I'm going to use the content aware …fill, that's where I went so far, so it goes in there and starts looking at some …of this area that's around it so it knows what to fill with. …It looks at the parts that are wrong, like in this case is the pole, and it's …going to cover that up. So I'm going to go in there and say Fill. …
Check out the original Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes Volume 1 for more inventive illustrative techniques.
- Isolating and retouching composite images
- Colorizing backgrounds
- Adding shadows
- Creating effects like smoke and sparkle
- Positioning elements
Skill Level Intermediate
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