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Digital Painting, 37 Advanced Tricks and Techniques by Gary Tonge

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Add Lens Bend and Perspective Distortion

One of the most profound anomalies about how we see things is the way we subconsciously expect an element of asymmetry and error in what we see. To the human eye, perfectly vertical and horizontal lines look sterile and lack realism.

Create perspective lines that have a lens bend effect, which gives anything painted around them an organic “error” while retaining uniformity to the distortion on the perspective.

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1. Create a New CanvasBegin with a small canvas (about 2000 × 1000 pixels). ...

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