Adobe Photoshop for VFX Artists by Lopsie Schwartz

By Lopsie Schwartz

Adobe Photoshop for VFX Artists is an in-depth advisor to making visible results artwork utilizing Photoshop. Taking an easy, visible method of Adobe's best-selling software program, this booklet offers you every little thing you can use Photoshop to fulfill particular pursuits for paintings production. increase the abilities you must grasp expert matte portray and second and 3D texturing recommendations and secrets and techniques. This certain advisor is without doubt one of the in simple terms books to be had particular in particular to the VFX artist. Written through a qualified Texture Artist at an enormous Hollywood visible results studio, you’ll study insider information and tips which are not easy to return through. Adobe Photoshop for VFX Artists adheres to the excessive criteria of the pro VFX global, whereas nonetheless delivering an abundance of knowledge for the VFX hobbyist.

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For now, leave them. Want to create a new keyword? Follow along: 1. Go to the level at which you want the new keyword. For example, I have pictures from Australia that I want located under one of the default categories/keywords, Place. 2. Click Place to select it. If I want the new keyword on the same level as Place, then I don’t highlight anything. 3. Click the New Keyword icon (the new layer icon’s twin brother) at the bottom of the Keywords palette. 2. 4. 3. You say you want to get even slicker with your keywords?

23 This is where you can find the blend modes. 36 Chapter 2 ■ Brushes For the most part, the blend modes for the brush and for the layer react identically. A couple of brush blend modes don’t exist as a layer blend mode, and a few brush blend modes react a bit differently than its layer counterpart. The following subsections cover each and every possible blend mode. To illustrate this, each of the modes are followed by three figures. ■ The first image shows the brush stroke at 100 percent. ■ The second image shows the same brush at 50 percent opacity.

If the color applied has a brightness lower than 50 percent, then pixels lighter than it in the underlying image replace the color applied. 41 Pin Light works similarly to Overlay. Hard Mix Hard Mix creates a posterized, graphic effect by reducing all colors to eight colors: black, white, red, green, blue, cyan, magenta, and yellow. 42 Graphics effects abound with Hard Mix mode. Brush Blending Modes 43 Difference Difference creates a negative, or inverted, effect by subtracting the applied color from the base color or the base color from the applied color, depending on which has the larger brightness value.

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