2017-11.2: Photo manipulation and structures

08 Nov 2017

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40:17 - Nov 2017 Act II - Photo manipulation and structures (2017)

Photo manipulation software is a handy tool for creating background flats from photographs.  Miles Hale gives us a starter tutorial on using Photoshop Elements to edit photos used to make models.

To download an image of a finished building that Rick shows in the segment, use the link below.

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Great video guys,  One point to add to is the Adobe subscription for Photoshop and Lightroom is only $10.00 a month.  That said, Elements is the perfect tool as Photoshop has a pretty steep learning curve.  I have drawn a few structures from scratch in using drawings and photographs in Photoshop, how would I resize a photo for HO scale using the rulers?  Thanks

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I've attached a jpeg of the factory building that Rick shows in the segment in case anyone wants to see up close the kind of results you can achieve using Miles' techniques.

See attachment above:  walls1_print.jpg

Barry, TrainMasters TV producer/editor

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This segment alone has justified my subscription to TMTV! I've been using Elements 11 for about three years now and I have learned more practical techniques for modeling than any of the other on-line tutorials combined. 

Keep up the great work!