Separating surfaces


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Separating surfaces

In this section, we're going to work to separate the surfaces of our castle. And here we'll really put the mask holding layers to good use. You probably thought I went overboard on creating them, but this section will be hard to do cleanly if you didn't set them up for all your surfaces. Let's look at this area between the lower and middle walls. Right now the only way you know this lower wall is different from the upper wall is that there's a line drawing of the cranulation showing it. There is no tonal difference between them.

But if you were looking at a real castle like this, I guarantee you would see a tonal difference between this lower and middle wall. Because the lower wall would be getting more reflected light, and this middle wall would be a little darker, making it fall back in space. We're going to want to darken the middle walls, so load in the mask for the middle wall. This mask contains both the light and dark side of the middle section of the castle, which is go...

Separating surfaces
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Separating surfaces provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 3: Tone

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3D + Animation Design
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Photoshop
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