Digital texturing painting

Author: Owen Demers
Publisher: New Riders Publishing
ISBN: 0735709181
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Computers

This book takes you outside the studio and walks you through the museum of life. This full color book combines traditional texture creation principles with digital texturing techniques to enhance your scenes and animations. In the first half of the book, you will learn about the history of textures in fine art and in the second half, how to apply these principles to your 2D and 3D digital scenes.

Digital texturing painting

Author: Owen Demers
Publisher: New Riders Publishing
ISBN: 0735709181
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Computers

This book takes you outside the studio and walks you through the museum of life. This full color book combines traditional texture creation principles with digital texturing techniques to enhance your scenes and animations. In the first half of the book, you will learn about the history of textures in fine art and in the second half, how to apply these principles to your 2D and 3D digital scenes.

3D Game Environments

Author: Luke Ahearn
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781136141584
Release Date: 2008-05-05
Genre: Art

The ultimate resource to help you create triple-A quality art for a variety of game worlds; 3D Game Environments offers detailed tutorials on creating 3D models, applying 2D art to 3D models, and clear concise advice on issues of efficiency and optimization for a 3D game engine. Using Photoshop and 3ds Max as his primary tools, Luke Ahearn explains how to create realistic textures from photo source and uses a variety of techniques to portray dynamic and believable game worlds.

3D Game Textures

Author: Luke Ahearn
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781351859769
Release Date: 2016-09-22
Genre: Computers

The new edition of 3D Game Textures: Create Professional Game Art Using Photoshop features the most up-to-date techniques that allow you to create your own unique textures, shaders, and materials. Revised to take new technology into account, it is an ideal hands-on resource for creating online worlds, simulations, web-based applications, and architectural visualization projects. Continuing the practical, no-nonsense approach of its predecessors, the fourth edition shows you how to advance your digital art skills with textures and shaders by exploring their interactions in single objects or entire scenes. It contains expanded coverage of shader nodes, and the companion website—www.lukeahearn.com/textures—has been updated to include video tutorials as well as updated sample textures, shaders, materials, actions, brushes, and all of the art from the book. Written with the beginner and the professional in mind, this book provides an excellent stepping stone for artists of any level. It shows aspiring artists how to create their own game textures. It also shows technically oriented professionals who struggle with artistic aspects of graphic design how to create textures in a way that they can relate to, while teaching technically challenged artists how to create their art in a fashion that allows them to set up their work with an eye toward the important technical aspects of game development.

Digital Character Painting Using Photoshop CS3

Author: Don Seegmiller
Publisher: Course Technology PTR
ISBN: 1584505338
Release Date: 2007-08
Genre: Computers

Provides a unique combination of ideas and techniques that teach both the fundamentals of character design and the skills of digital painting by exploring the key principles of design and teaching conventional artists how to enhance their traditional skills and transfer them to the Web through a variety of tutorials, images, tools, and exercises, found on the accompanying CD-ROM. Original. (Intermediate)

The Digital Matte Painting Handbook

Author: David B. Mattingly
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118078044
Release Date: 2011-04-18
Genre: Computers

The only how-to guide dedicated to mastering the technique of digital matte painting! Matte painting affords seamless integration between an artist’s painting with live action film footage and allows for greater flexibility and creative input in the appearance of movie settings. This unique book reveals a variety of tools and techniques that are both industry and classroom tested and will enhance your existing skill set. Veteran author and instructor David Mattingly walks you through the process of creating a matte painting, starting with rough concept sketches, working out the perspective drawing, adding light and shadow, and texturing all of the elements in the painting. You’ll gradually upgrade to using Adobe After Effects and Autodesk Maya in order to fulfill your matte painting vision. Escorts you through the process of creating a matte painting, starting with the initial concept sketch, adding light and shadow, texturing elements, and incorporating motion and depth Author is an experienced matte artist and teacher and shares a plethora of unique industry- and classroom-tested tools and techniques Features helpful step-by-step instructions accompanied by screen shots and photos to illustrate the process of creating a matte painting Whether you’re creating a background for a studio production, independent film, TV commercial, or YouTube video, The Digital Matte Painting Handbook helps you successfully complete your project. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Realistic decoys

Author: Keith Bridenhagen
Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc
ISBN: UOM:49015001229575
Release Date: 1984-09-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Describes duck anatomy, tells how to select wood, handle head and feather details, and paint a decoy, and discusses special tools, supply sources, and contests

The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book

Author: Cher Threinen-Pendarvis
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780321903358
Release Date: 2013-08-29
Genre: Computers

Provides instructions for blending traditional drawing and painting skills with technological advances to create digital art.

Digital Character Painting Using Photoshop CS3

Author: Don Seegmiller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781584506027
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Art

Digital Character Painting Using Photoshop CS3 is a brilliantly illustrated, full-color book that combines both the fundamentals of character design and the skills of digital painting. Completely updated using Photoshop CS3 as the primary tool, the book d

Digital Painting Techniques

Author: 3dtotal.Com,
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136135811
Release Date: 2012-10-12
Genre: Art

Discover the tips, tricks and techniques that really work for concept artists, matte painters and animators. Compiled by the team at 3dtotal.com, Digital Painting Techniques, Volume 1 offers digital inspiration with hands-on insight and techniques from professional digital artists. More than just a gallery book - within Digital Painting Techniques each artist has written a breakdown overview, with supporting imagery of how they made their piece of work. Beginner and intermediate digital artists will be inspired by the gallery style collection of the finest examples of digital painting from world renowned digital artists. Start your mentorship into the world of digital painting today with some of the greatest digital artists in the world and delve into professional digital painting techiques, such as speed painting, custom brush creation and matte painting. Develop your digital painting skills beyond the variety of free online digital painting tutorials and apply the most up to date techniques to your digital canvas with Digital Painting Techniques for Animators.

Digital Art Masters

Author: 3dtotal.Com,
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781136139826
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Art

Meet some of the finest digital 2D and 3D artists working in the industry today, from Patrick Beaulieu, Philip Straub, Benita Winckler, Alessandro Baldasseroni to Khalid Al Muharraqi, Marcel Baumann and Marek Denko and see how they work. More than just a gallery book - in Digital Arts Masters each artist has written a breakdown overview, with supporting imagery of how they made there piece of work. With Digital Arts Masters you'll understand the artists' thought process and discover the tips, tricks and techniques which really work.

Oil Painting Techniques

Author: William Powell
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
ISBN: 1560101261
Release Date: 1990-01-01
Genre: Art

The palette knife and painting knife are intriguing and expressive tools. Working in oil with a painting knife adds an element of texture and spontaneity to fine art that simply cannot be achieved with a paintbrush alone. Oil Painting Techniques addresses everything you want to know about painting with a knife, including the materials you will need to get started, as well as hand positions, paint mixing, and coverage techniques. Follow step-by-step instructions to create different textures and master numerous applications: thick and thin coverage, dot and sidestrokes, and much more. From painting thickly impasto style to using your knife to scrape away lines of paint, itÆs all right here in this comprehensive guide!

Digital Art Masters

Author: 3Dtotal.com (Firm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780240521701
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Computers

Meet some of the finest 2D and 3D artists working in the industry today and discover how they create some of the most innovative digital art in the world. More than a gallery book or a coffee table book - Digital Art Masters Volume 4 includes over 50 artists and 900 unique and stunning 2D and 3D digital art. Beyond the breathtaking images is a breakdown of the techniques, challenges and tricks the artists employed while creating stunning imagery. Divided into 5 sections, Sci-Fi, Scene, Fantasy, Character and Cartoon, Each featured artist segment will include the thought processes behind creating unique digital images and an artist portfolio for further inspiration. Find your inspiration and discover the tips, tricks and techniques that really work.

Digital Art Masters Volume 4

Author: 3dtotal.Com,
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136136610
Release Date: 2012-10-12
Genre: Art

Meet some of the finest 2D and 3D artists working in the industry today and discover how they create some of the most innovative digital art in the world. More than a gallery book or a coffee table book- Digital Art Masters Volume 4 includes over 50 artists and 900 unique and stunning 2D and 3D digital art. Beyond the breaktaking images is a breakdown of the techniques, challenges and tricks the artists employed while creating stunning imagery. This volume, much like the previous volumes is not your standard coffee table book nor is it our usual how-to-book. This book offers inspiration and insight for the advanced amateur and professional CG artists. The Digital Art Masters series has expanded upon the competition's gallery book concept and has added the insight and experiences of professional CG artists worldwide. Divided into 5 sections, Sci-Fi, Scene, Fantasy, Character and Cartoon, Each featured artist segement will include the thought processes behind creating unique digital images and an artist portfolio for further inspiration. Find your inspiration and discover the tips, tricks and techniques that really work.