Trimming the crenellations


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Trimming the crenellations

We've now added the first layer of crenulations, but they need to be trimmed where they're overlapping other structures on the castle. You could go through and just delete the areas you don't need, but I want to show you a non-destructive way of doing that, which is really handy for these crenulations, especially since you'll want to adjust them to fit properly on the tops of the walls. Select the Rectangular Marquee tool and select all of the ends of the crenulations where they intersect the walls or go behind other structures.

I'm holding the Shift key as I work to add to the selection. These crenulations on the lower front walls need to be trimmed where the opening of the bridge is. And, all of the areas where the crenulations are intersecting the bastions at the corners of the walls. Also, select around the top of this side tower, since the crenulations would go behind it. You'll need to carefully marquee around this section to avoid getting the crenulations below it. And I&#...

Trimming the crenellations
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Trimming the crenellations provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 4: Texturing

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3D + Animation Design
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Photoshop
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