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A kid-friendly presentation about scale modeling, digital dioramas and military history - including a special feature on FIFI, the world's only flying B-29 Superfortress.

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Modeling History with Photoshop for kids

  1. 1. M odeling H istory with Photoshop M odeling H istory with Photoshop Blalack Middle School February 18, 2011
  2. 2. Presenter, Konley Kelley M odeling H istory with Photoshop Avid modeler / enthusiast Scale and 3D models Kurt Kelley’s Dad www.shortfuse3d.com
  3. 3. Modeling History with Photoshop <ul><li>What is Photoshop? </li></ul><ul><li>Photoshop is Fun! </li></ul><ul><li>The Photoshop Diorama </li></ul><ul><li>Art Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Case Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Other cool stuff </li></ul><ul><li>How to buy it </li></ul><ul><li>How to learn it </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  4. 4. What is Adobe Photoshop? <ul><li>Software for the Mac or PC that lets you manipulate the elements of a photograph. </li></ul><ul><li>Used by serious photographers and digital imaging artists for professional work in the graphics field or in website design. </li></ul>M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  5. 5. Serious….huh????? Everyone ….pllleeehhhhh! <ul><li>Photoshop is fun!!!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>“ duct tape” </li></ul><ul><li>It’s also a great way to combine </li></ul><ul><li>computer graphics with scale modeling…more on that in </li></ul><ul><li>just a bit. </li></ul>M odeling H istory with Photoshop My camera next to my Mac G4.
  6. 6. M odeling H istory with Photoshop Photoshop’s interface
  7. 7. Take one backyard Jedi M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  8. 8. Google a Star Wars image M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  9. 9. Kurt goes to the Darkside M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  10. 10. Statue of Liberty Project -- 3rd grade M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  11. 11. 3rd grader, Katie, poses for the camera M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  12. 12. Katie Liberty M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  13. 13. M odeling H istory with Photoshop Me and the Missus
  14. 14. Take a tough Ford Truck M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  15. 15. Make a tough toy Ford Truck … with squirrel hitchiker M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  16. 16. Normal speed M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  17. 17. Warp speed M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  18. 18. Virtual landscaping - need a new tree M odeling H istory with Photoshop … exercise from my Photoshop class
  19. 19. House with new tree or… M odeling H istory with Photoshop … but does it have to be indigenous to Texas?
  20. 20. Joshua Tree M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  21. 21. Palm Tree M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  22. 22. Giant Sequoia M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  23. 23. Trufulla Tree M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  24. 24. Photoshop Diorama 101 M odeling H istory with Photoshop … never get dusty and can’t be broken
  25. 25. First - you have to make models M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  26. 26. By the way, my wife models, too M odeling H istory with Photoshop “ Beverly Hills Tank”…from a design by my daughter
  27. 27. After the model is made, you need inspiration *Check out the work of famous aviation artists M odeling H istory with Photoshop Nicholas Trudgian
  28. 28. Stan Stokes M odeling H istory with Photoshop Stan Stokes
  29. 29. Roy Grinnell M odeling H istory with Photoshop Roy Grinnell
  30. 30. Model kit box tops M odeling H istory with Photoshop … keep the ones you like
  31. 31. Computer-generated art and games M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  32. 32. The real thing M odeling H istory with Photoshop B-17G Flying Fortress at Cavanaugh Flight Museum, Addison Airport
  33. 33. Get inspired by history and its heroes First Corsair ace and Medal-of-Honor winner, Ken Walsh M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  34. 34. Then you need a background …keep an eye out for some of these later M odeling H istory with Photoshop White Cliffs of Dover
  35. 35. English countryside M odeling H istory with Photoshop English Countryside
  36. 36. Cloudy sky M odeling H istory with Photoshop Sky/clouds shot found on internet. Collect and file your backgrounds.
  37. 37. Pacific ocean M odeling H istory with Photoshop … 3D generated in Bryce
  38. 38. M odeling H istory with Photoshop … 3D generated in Vista Pro
  39. 39. Russian Front M odeling H istory with Photoshop … 3D generated in Vista Pro
  40. 40. German military train M odeling H istory with Photoshop … German HO-Scale Military Train (thanks Larry)
  41. 41. German military train on fire M odeling H istory with Photoshop Larry’s train on fire and 3D landscape generated in Vista Pro
  42. 42. Please take a look at some of my work M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  43. 43. “ Eddie Rickenbacker” 1:48 Hawk Spad XIII, 1:48 Monogram Fokker DVII M odeling H istory with Photoshop All hero aircraft 1:48 scale 26 aerial victories
  44. 44. “ Douglas Bader” 1:48 Monogram Spitfire, MK.1, 1:32 Hasegawa BF-109E M odeling H istory with Photoshop … appeared in FineScale Modeler, Dec. ’05 “ White Cliffs of Dover” *mixed scales 23 aerial victories
  45. 45. “ Johnny Baldwin” 1:48 Monogram Hawker Typhoon, HO Scale German Military Train M odeling H istory with Photoshop Smoke and fire effects….where are the rockets? 15 aerial victories
  46. 46. “ Heinz Bar” first composite 1:48 Monogram ME-262, 3D Scratchbuilt B-17G Flying Fortress M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  47. 47. “ Heinz Bar” final 1:48 Monogram ME-262, 3D Scratchbuilt B-17G Flying Fortress M odeling H istory with Photoshop … appeared in FineScale Modeler, Dec. ’05 *advantage of using 3D models 220 aerial victories
  48. 48. B-17 3D in wireframe M odeling H istory with Photoshop 3D B-17G made in Strata
  49. 49. 3D B-17 w/texture map M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  50. 50. 3D ME-262 Modeling History with Photoshop
  51. 51. 3D B-24 Liberator and ME-262 Modeling History with Photoshop Bragging…this won 3 rd place in an art show last Summer
  52. 52. “ George ‘Buzz’ Beurling” 1:48 Tamiya Spitfire Vb (Trop), 1:48 Revell Ju87B Stuka M odeling H istory with Photoshop … that really is the coast of Malta *focus on the Stuka…going off course again 31 aerial victories
  53. 53. Real or 3D? M odeling H istory with Photoshop … need a hint?
  54. 54. Scan scale model decals and make 3D decals - a texture map - w/Photoshop M odeling H istory with Photoshop Altogether now…..Scan decals before applying to model
  55. 55. 3D “Snake” Stuka M odeling H istory with Photoshop 1:48 Revell Ju-87B Stuka
  56. 56. “ Gehard Barkhorn” 1:48 Tamiya FW190D, 1:32 Monogram P-47 M odeling H istory with Photoshop … girlfriend’s name GOOD 220 aerial victories
  57. 57. “ Richard Bong” 1:48 Monogram P-38J Lightning M odeling H istory with Photoshop … girlfriend’s picture BETTER 40 aerial victories
  58. 58. “ Pappy Boyington” 1:48 Academy F4U1-A Corsair M odeling H istory with Photoshop Prop blur / muzzle flash / shell casings Earlier work….*no Zero yet 24 aerial victories
  59. 59. “ Bill Fiedler” 1:48 Monogram P-39 Airacobra, 1:48 Tamiya A6M2 Zero M odeling H istory with Photoshop 3D landscape made in Vista Pro and “not so lucky” Zero 5 aerial victories
  60. 60. “ Francis Gabreski” 1:48 Monogram P-47D Thunderbolt “Razorback” M odeling H istory with Photoshop “ Jug” WW2 28 aerial victories Korea 6.5 aerial victories
  61. 61. “ Don Gentile” 1:48 Tamiya P-51B Mustang, 1:32 Monogram FW-190A Focke Wulf M odeling H istory with Photoshop “ Shangri La” 21.8 aerial victories
  62. 62. “ Sam Hammer” 1:48 Mauve P-40N Kittyhawk, 3D Scratchbuilt Betty bomber M odeling H istory with Photoshop “ Burma Banshee” 5 aerial victories
  63. 63. M odeling H istory with Photoshop 80 th Fighter Group, Northern Burma during WW2 This is Cool!
  64. 64. “ Eric Hartmann” 1:48 Academy BF-109G, 1:48 ICM Yak 9 M odeling H istory with Photoshop “ The Blonde Knight” 352 aerial victories
  65. 65. “ Tetsuzo Iwamoto” 1:48 Tamiya A6M2 Zero, 1:32 Monogram F4U Corsair M odeling H istory with Photoshop “ victorious” Zero 202 aerial victories
  66. 66. “ John Landers” 1:48 Monogram P-51D Mustang, 1:32 Hasegawa ME-262 M odeling H istory with Photoshop Shiny natural metal aircraft. Sun glint off canopy 14.5 aerial victories
  67. 67. “ Hans-Joachim Marseille” 1:48 Hasegawa BF-109E, 1:48 Monogram P-40 Tomahawk M odeling H istory with Photoshop Published in a book on Marseille, July, ‘08 Tate, R., (2008) Hans-Joachim Marseille An Illustrated Tribute to the Luftwaffe's &quot;Star of Africa” 158 aerial victories
  68. 68. “ David McCampbell” #1 1:48 Hasegawa F6F-5 Hellcat, 1:700 Tamiya USS Essex CV-9 M odeling H istory with Photoshop … appeared in FineScale Modeler, Dec. ‘05 34 aerial victories
  69. 69. “ David McCampbell” #2 1:48 Hasegawa F6F-5 Hellcat, 1:700 Tamiya USS Essex CV-9 and 1:700 Tamiya USS Cushing DD-376 M odeling H istory with Photoshop Add to the fleet…no problem. An “unfinished” diorama.
  70. 70. “ Walter Nowotny” 1/48 Tamiya Focke-Wulf Fw-190A 1/48 Accurate Miniatures IL-2 Stormovik M odeling H istory with Photoshop Iain Wyllie says hi… 258 aerial victories
  71. 71. “ Butch O’Hare” 1:48 Monogram F4F-4 Wildcat, 1:700 USS Lexington CV-2 M odeling H istory with Photoshop … appeared in Chicago airport presentation 12 aerial victories
  72. 72. “ Hans-Ulrich Rudel” 1:48 Ju87G1 Stuka “Tankbuster”, 1:35 Tamiya T-34 tank M odeling H istory with Photoshop … appeared in FineScale Modeler, Dec. ‘05 9 aerial victories *in FW-190 500 Soviet tanks and a battleship
  73. 73. “ Saburo Sakai” 1:48 Tamiya A6M2 Zero, 1:72 Testors SBD Dauntless M odeling H istory with Photoshop 64 aerial victories
  74. 74. “ Stanford Tuck” 1:48 Hawker Hurricane, 1:72 Matchbox He111 M odeling H istory with Photoshop … appeared in FineScale Modeler, Dec. ’05 *cloning 29 aerial victories
  75. 75. “ Ken Walsh” 1:48 Academy F4U Corsair “birdcage”, 1:48 A6M2 Zero, Die Cast Betty M odeling H istory with Photoshop “ No Zeros were hurt in this film” 21 aerial victories
  76. 76. “ Joseph McConnell” 1:48 Academy F-86F Sabre, 1:48 Monogram Mig-15 M odeling H istory with Photoshop … appeared in FineScale Modeler, Dec. ’05 “ Mig Alley” 16 aerial victories
  77. 77. “ Memphis Belle” 1:72 Academy B-17F Flying Fortress M odeling H istory with Photoshop Bombs away! Case study a few slides away…
  78. 78. “ A Bit of Lace” 1:72 Academy B-17G Flying Fortress, 1:32 Monogram FW-190A M odeling H istory with Photoshop Saw in special FSM issue…had to build it.
  79. 79. “ Hail Columbia” 1:72 Academy B-24D Liberator M odeling H istory with Photoshop … appeared in FineScale Modeler, Dec. ‘05 Great Grand-daughter of Medal-of-Honor winner, John “Killer” Kane says hi “ Ploesti Raid” Five Medal-of-Honor recipients
  80. 80. “ Enola Gay” 8:15 a.m., August 6, 1945 1:72 Academy B-29A Superfortress, 3D scratchbuilt A-bomb M odeling H istory with Photoshop … interesting perspective you haven’t seen before
  81. 81. 3D A-Bomb “Little Boy” M odeling H istory with Photoshop … kinda weird making an Atom Bomb on my Mac
  82. 82. “ Doolittle Raid” 1:72 Revell B-25B Mitchell, 1:480 Revell USS Hornet, CV-8 M odeling H istory with Photoshop These are my models at the Tyler Flight Museum. The curator snapped some pics and I used them for this image. Thank you HAMM in Tyler, TX
  83. 83. “ Faith, Prelude to Victory” 1:72 Revell B-26B Marauder M odeling H istory with Photoshop FYI…the industrial background I found is an aerial shot of Chernobyl.
  84. 84. “ Faith, Prelude to Victory” 1:72 Revell B-26B Marauder (close-up) M odeling H istory with Photoshop … voted best medium bomber nose art (Zotz Decals)
  85. 85. “ Dambusters” 1:72 Revell Avro Lancaster M odeling H istory with Photoshop 3D Moen Dam made in Strata
  86. 86. Project Case Studies and “how to” M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  87. 87. “ Bismarck Pool Trials” 1:350 Tamiya Bismarck M odeling H istory with Photoshop Watch out for cannonballs!
  88. 88. Planes, torpedoes and 3D battleships M odeling H istory with Photoshop … original 3D art
  89. 89. 3D Bismarck steaming to her destiny M odeling H istory with Photoshop Favorite film SINK THE BISMARCK
  90. 90. Bismarck under attack…from what? M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  91. 91. Swordfish in the kitchen…needs lemon M odeling H istory with Photoshop … oops…remember to remove the masking tape
  92. 92. Torpedo in the kitchen M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  93. 93. Swordfish and torpedo minus kitchen M odeling H istory with Photoshop Isolate your scale model images
  94. 94. “ Swordfish attack the Bismarck” 1:48 Tamiya Fairey Swordfish, 3D scratchbuilt Bismarck M odeling H istory with Photoshop … appeared in FineScale Modeler, Dec. ’05 *Bismarck was 50,000 tons, Swordfish was 7,700 lbs.
  95. 95. Telling the Bismarck story M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  96. 96. Bismarck’s sister, DKM Tirpitz ...thanks to new Photoshop camo job M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  97. 97. Cloning the Memphis Belle M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  98. 98. “ B-17 in Action” cover by Don Greer M odeling H istory with Photoshop … inspiration
  99. 99. B-17 flying over Carrollton (with a little help) M odeling H istory with Photoshop … no propellor blades
  100. 100. Delete the hand - paint in some sky M odeling H istory with Photoshop Second bomber…new nose art from Photoshop
  101. 101. Add nose art for cloned bomber M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  102. 102. Nose art M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  103. 103. Add 3D bombs M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  104. 104. “ Memphis Belle” done…not yet M odeling H istory with Photoshop … importance of accuracy
  105. 105. Memphis Belle archive photo …had no navigation bubble on nose M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  106. 106. “ Memphis Belle” final image M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  107. 107. “ Memphis Belle” under attack 1:72 Academy B-17F Flying Fortress , 1:48 Academy BF-109G M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  108. 108. A close-up M odeling H istory with Photoshop … Legend 1:72 crewmen
  109. 109. Layers, layers, layers, and more layers “Battle of Midway” M odeling H istory with Photoshop … appeared in FineScale Modeler, Dec. ‘05
  110. 110. #1 Background water M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  111. 111. #2 Akagi model M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  112. 112. #3 Akagi’s wake M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  113. 113. #4 Smoke M odeling H istory with Photoshop … crop out the bridge using Photoshop tools
  114. 114. #5 Fire M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  115. 115. #6 Dauntless M odeling H istory with Photoshop … 1:48 Accurate Miniatures “Coral Sea” Dauntless was re-decaled as a “Midway” Dauntless using Photoshop
  116. 116. #7 Propellor M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  117. 117. #8 Background Dauntless M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  118. 118. #9 Flak M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  119. 119. #10 Rising Sun M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  120. 120. M odeling H istory with Photoshop Photoshop’s interface - LAYERS
  121. 121. Other cool projects M odeling H istory with Photoshop USS San Francisco CA-38 Model and Memorial Virtual Airbrushing a Tiger Tank SAHARA Lulubelle in Scale and 3D P-51C “Tuskegee Airmen” Cavanaugh Flight Museum
  122. 122. Trumpeter 1:350 USS San Francisco CA-38 M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  123. 123. USS San Francisco CA-38 Memorial Land’s End, San Francisco, CA M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  124. 124. Kurt peering through a shell hole at the USS San Francisco Memorial Modeling History with Photoshop
  125. 125. USS San Francisco in Photoshop M odeling H istory with Photoshop Naval Battle of Guadalcanal November 12-13, 1942 “Like a barroom brawl after the lights had gone out ”
  126. 126. Before Photoshop Camouflage M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  127. 127. After Photoshop Camouflage M odeling H istory with Photoshop “ Virtual airbrushing + Zimmerit (mosaic tile filter)”
  128. 128. “ Ambush!” 1:35 Academy Tiger I, 1:35 Tamiya Cromwell M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  129. 129. SAHARA (1943) starring Humphrey Bogart M odeling H istory with Photoshop Inspiration… the main prop in the film is a M3 Lee tank “LULUBELLE”
  130. 130. Academy 1:35 M3 Lee “LULUBELLE” with interior M odeling H istory with Photoshop Bring honor back to this great tank after travesty of “Beverly Hills Tank”
  131. 131. 3D U.S. M3 Lee “LULUBELLE” M odeling H istory with Photoshop Used Photoshop for texture-mapping and background work…
  132. 132. 3D “LULUBELLE” on the battlefield M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  133. 133. 3D “LULUBELLE” on the battlefield M odeling H istory with Photoshop Sgt. Joe Gunn and “LULUBELLE” reporting for duty!
  134. 134. Sgt. Joe Gunn taking a smoke and water break next to his M3 Lee Tank “Lulubelle.” M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  135. 135. “ Hey Bogie. I’m thirsty.” General Rommel / The Desert Fox Modeling History with Photoshop
  136. 136. Tuskegee “Red Tails” P-51C M odeling H istory with Photoshop Cavanaugh Flight Museum Addison, Texas NEW
  137. 137. Scale model + Photoshop M odeling H istory with Photoshop Accurate Miniatures 1:48 P-51C + Research materials *featuring a re-decaled B-24J Liberator
  138. 138. Living history – Kurt meets Tuskegee Airman M odeling H istory with Photoshop
  139. 139. Modeling History with Photoshop
  140. 140. 4,000 were built. Only one still flies. Modeling History with Photoshop “ Tremendous bulls”
  141. 141. Me and FIFI Modeling History with Photoshop
  142. 142. Kurt and FIFI Modeling History with Photoshop
  143. 143. FIFI texture maps Modeling History with Photoshop
  144. 144. FIFI’s nose Modeling History with Photoshop
  145. 145. FIFI’s tail Modeling History with Photoshop
  146. 146. Commemorative Air Force logo Modeling History with Photoshop
  147. 147. FIFI in Wireframe Modeling History with Photoshop
  148. 148. FIFI rendered Modeling History with Photoshop
  149. 149. FIFI scale model Modeling History with Photoshop Homemade decals
  150. 150. FIFI at the Alliance Air Show Modeling History with Photoshop
  151. 151. .50 caliber gun turret Modeling History with Photoshop
  152. 152. .50 caliber tail turret Modeling History with Photoshop
  153. 153. Wright R-3550 Engine Modeling History with Photoshop
  154. 154. Bomb bay Modeling History with Photoshop
  155. 155. FIFI’s new home at the Addison Airport Modeling History with Photoshop
  156. 156. FIFI’s friend, “Ol’927” B-24 Liberator Modeling History with Photoshop
  157. 157. The “barber chair” Modeling History with Photoshop
  158. 158. The tube Modeling History with Photoshop
  159. 159. The cockpit Modeling History with Photoshop
  160. 160. Navigator station Modeling History with Photoshop
  161. 161. Pilot controls Modeling History with Photoshop
  162. 162. RETURNS TO THE AIR <ul><li>http://vimeo.com/17388627 </li></ul>Modeling History with Photoshop
  163. 163. Q&A? M odeling H istory with Photoshop Lest we forget… Remembering our veterans

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