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Retouching Sketches in Photoshop

Jorge Paricio

Digital Rendering for Designers

Jorge Paricio

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9. Retouching Sketches in Photoshop

Lesson Info

Retouching Sketches in Photoshop

Now, the second option here would be to open up your files in photo shop and retouch them on that program. Let's get started with that. So, um, in this case, I can just open it up over here and dio just, um, the process. But in this case, he would be different. I'll show you. So first, what you need to do is go to image de Saturate. If you have some traces of color, an image, adjustments, levels what you can do now it's played. You see this triangle that we have over here, You bring it towards the white, you're bringing the blacks, you're bumping up your black colors, your black tones, and then these are your gray levels. Do you want to show them more or less? Well, I like them like that and white somewhere here. You see, if I bring it too much, then I lose detail. You know, somewhere here that looks very good. And then a little bit here, this over here. Not so much for these catches, but this this white Pickar would allow you to select the white. What would be your whitest white? That...

's too much. I don't if I want that. Remember, if you don't like that, you can go back to the history to the history and start again. The good shortcut would be controlled. L So this is where we had left it somewhere here. But then we had to De saturated, which is image adjustments de saturate in for a shop. You have also the shortcuts. All right, if you think you're gonna be de saturating a lot, your drawings constantly, then remember it. Shift control. You. Um so this is similar to what we would have done in bridge. All right, Two different ways of working. I like bridge better because you can. You can retouch things in matches, so it works a lot faster. If you want to retouch one or two images, it wouldn't really matter one or the other. But if you have 10 15 sketches, then bridge would be better. But you still you still see, we have a little bit off color over a little bit of gray on the edges. What we would have to do now is go to Dutch tool, get a large brush. Were here very large brush even bigger. Well, not so big. Something like this. Exposure and then we remove that great home. This is a very large file to the computer is thinking about it. All right, Who I overdid that. Do I want to trace my steps back? Yeah, Somewhere here. Well, I still see some graver here. How should I fix that? Well, maybe it's time to make a smaller brush, pick a smaller brush, larger exposure, and then just cleaned that up that way. All right, that looks good. Now again, control L for levels. I can bring my black lines yet one more time. Play with my three triangles until I get a good outline. Okay, That looks good. And that's how you would work with the other two sketches, right?

Class Description

Life-like renderings are an essential part of the planning process for many design projects. In Digital Rendering for Designers, Jorge Paricio teaches you how to use Photoshop and Sketchbook Pro to create life-like representations of environments and objects.

Jorge’s academic and professional life has centered around artistic rendering and perspective sketching. In this class, he’ll show you the basics of architectural visualization and how software can help. 

You’ll learn:

  • The process – from the first sketch to the final rendering
  • The role of Sketchbook Pro in designing 
  • How working with Photoshop layers, filters, and masks can help
  • Techniques for adding people and lighting sources to scenes
You’ll learn about perspective drawing and depicting a variety of surfaces. Jorge will cover the basics of rendering interiors, exteriors, products and exhibit booths.

Lifelike renderings are used in corporate and public design processes – find out how to add this in-demand skill to your portfolio in Digital Rendering for Designers with Jorge Paricio.

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 , Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 2015

Class Materials

Bonus Materials with Purchase

DR-2A Sample Coffee Maker.psd

DR-2A-2 Sample Backpack.psd

DR-3B-1 Car Half Done.psd

DR-3C-3 Car Half Done.psd

DR-4A Living Room Example 1.psd

DR-4A Living Room Example 2.psd

Digital Rendering Packet.pdf

Tool Presets.tpl

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This is actually the course I was looking for. This is DIGITAL rendering, which in an odd way makes you appreciate hand drawn rendering. Great! Thanks!