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The Making of Times Square: Part 1
Bert Monroy
with Bert Monroy
The Making of Times Square: Part 1
lessons: 15 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 46min
published: 2009
watched: 190 Member Views
The Making of Times Square: Part 1
with Bert Monroy
Digital painter Bert Monroy, who uses Photoshop and Illustrator to create realistic images, describes the processes used when making his painting of Times Square. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)

Comparing the Damen painting to this new project of Times Square

2min, 0sec
lesson 2: Photomerging

Bert begins the Times Square project by merging a series of photos and creating a reference for perspective in Illustrator

5min, 43sec
lesson 3: Organization of Reference Material

Collecting reference images and beginning the stone textured facade

7min, 57sec
lesson 4: Creating the Stone Textured Facade

Creating texture and dimension for each brick in the facade

6min, 45sec
lesson 5: Creating Composite Files

Structuring documents and bringing them together

8min, 25sec
lesson 6: Making the Lamppost

Examining the layers and other elements that make up the lamppost

8min, 32sec
lesson 7: Creating a Traffic Light

Relying on reference material to create this element in the painting

8min, 38sec
lesson 8: Creating a 3D Logo in Illustrator

There is a lot of detail involved in this sign and it all starts with Illustrator

5min, 58sec
lesson 9: The Layers of Shrek

Breaking down all that goes into creating the image of Shrek

5min, 57sec
lesson 10: Creating the Face of Shrek

Using images to help add the details to the face

6min, 14sec
lesson 11: Making the Shrek Vest

Creating the vest using masks and filters

6min, 2sec
lesson 12: Video Game Box Covers

Starting with basic shapes and building from there

9min, 35sec
lesson 13: Row of Spot Lights

Using pictures as reference, creating basic shapes in Illustrator and adding detail in Photoshop

7min, 8sec
lesson 14: Three Dimensional Bolts

Creating a 3D bolt using layers and layer styles

12min, 4sec
lesson 15: Putting Flat Signs into the Third Dimension

Bringing 2D signs created in Illustrator into a 3D perspective in Photoshop

5min, 15sec
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Bert Monroy is considered one of the pioneers of digital art. His work has been seen in many magazines and scores of books. He has served on the faculty of many well known institutions, lectured around the world, written many books, and appeared on hundreds of TV shows.
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