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Drawing and Rendering for Theatre by Clare P. Rowe

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Chapter 21

Digital Drawing Exercise Five: Painting an Architectural Scenic Elevation from a Line Drawing

This exercise takes a line drawing of a unit of architecture and uses Photoshop to create a scenic paint elevation. It requires a black and white or grayscale line drawing in a digital format. Basic Photoshop brush and selections skills are required knowledge for this exercise. The techniques practiced in this exercise include basic and intermediate painting and multiple selection techniques.

The subject in this exercise is a drawing created in VectorWorks and exported as a Photoshop file. The same techniques described here can easily be applied to another VectorWorks drawing or a drawing made by hand and scanned. The requirement is to bring ...

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