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Compositing an Aerial Scene in Photoshop and 3ds Max
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Released Jul 22, 2013
Pedro Fernandes

Guest Tutor

Pedro Fernandes
In this tutorial we will learn the necessary techniques involved in creating a matte painting of an architectural visualization image. We will learn some insider tips and tricks to execute faster with better results, as well as how to rely less on your render and more on post production.
Introduction and project overview
1

Introduction and project overview

 
01:04
Developing a concept
2

Developing a concept

 
04:52
Setting up our basic 3D scene
3

Setting up our basic 3D scene

 
05:40
Setting up V-Ray proxies and dome lighting
4

Setting up V-Ray proxies and dome lighting

 
09:33
Preparing our camera and approximate camera matching
5

Preparing our camera and approximate camera matching

 
06:40
Preparing a render with basic settings
6

Preparing a render with basic settings

 
08:47
Creating our advanced render passes and final render
7

Creating our advanced render passes and final render

 
07:06
Setting up the Photoshop plate
8

Setting up the Photoshop plate

 
05:18
Using our render elements and blending them
9

Using our render elements and blending them

 
06:25
Blending various photographic references
10

Blending various photographic references

 
07:43
Creating and using custom brushes
11

Creating and using custom brushes

 
07:26
Detailing and compositing
12

Detailing and compositing

 
07:21
Continuing to detail, compose, and paint depth
13

Continuing to detail, compose, and paint depth

 
07:42
Dramatic lighting and 2D effects
14

Dramatic lighting and 2D effects

 
08:25
Color grading
15

Color grading

 
08:45
Continuing to detail and color grade
16

Continuing to detail and color grade

 
09:15
Adding dramatic elements
17

Adding dramatic elements

 
09:32
Creating lighting streaks and more detailed elements
18

Creating lighting streaks and more detailed elements

 
10:00
Continuing to add detail and depth to the image
19

Continuing to add detail and depth to the image

 
09:01
Final adjustments
20

Final adjustments

 
07:50