2D Texture Enhancment Of A Landscape Render Using Photoshop Layers and Layer Styles

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This tutorial illustrates how to add a touch of photo realism to a landscape render by enhancing selected 2D textures using Photoshop Layer and Layer Style features.

nuski on 9:51PM Wed, 30 June 2004


There are currently several software applications available to the digital artist that specialize in creating and rendering wonderfully detailed landscapes.

The purpose of this tutorial is to present a simple but effective Photoshop technique that is capable of enhancing both the beauty and photo realism of these landscape creations.

For this tutorial, I will be using an image created and rendered in UISoftware's Artmatic Voyager.

Photoshop will be used for all enhancements.

I hope that you find this tutorial useful and informative.

Enjoy! - paul

Tutorial Comments

cermit  3:20AM Thu, 22 July 2004

great tutorial...thanks

garyandcatherine  11:14AM Wed, 07 July 2004

What a great tutorial. Well composed and explains everything is such basic terms........a huge help. Terrific idea that I look forward to implementing in all my future renders. Thank you so much. G&C

Arkanias4  6:20PM Tue, 06 July 2004

Thanks so much for that tutorial. I learned new things I didn't think of before and I appreciate the effort. I also use KPT 6 Equalizer that is very interesting for postwork of Landscapes. Bernard

gtrdon  1:36PM Fri, 02 July 2004

Great Tutorial I always thought those generated landscapes looked too phony for my taste. I cant wait to try these techniques. Your example looks great. Thank You So Much

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