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Creating Ancient Temple Concept Art in Photoshop

by Jacek Irzykowski

In this series of tutorials, we are going to create a concept art based on simple 3D model render which we will enhance in Photoshop to a believable, apocalyptic environment. Software required: Photoshop CS6.

What you'll learn

In this series of tutorials, we are going to create a concept art based on simple 3D model render which we will enhance in Photoshop to a believable, apocalyptic environment. We will use various techniques that will help to achieve coherent results that could also be applied to the creation of matte paintings. We will look at recreating lighting, introduction of damage to the elements of architecture, texturing in Photoshop, suggesting strong atmosphere with emphasis on depth cueing, and finally painting over using graphic tablet. Software required: Photoshop CS6.

About the author

Jacek Irzykowski has been working in the CG industry for over 10 years, the last 5 years spent in the VFX sector. A graduate of architecture, Jacek started his career as an architectural visual artist . He was involved in the production of imagery for various companies in Australia as well as China which, among others were - C3Di, Cox Architects, IDF Global and The Walt Disney Company. Jacek received a number of awards in the visualization field while crafting his skill-set towards matte paintin... more

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