Tag: texture

Tutorial (4 entry/entries)

Jan 12, 2019

Tidbits of the digital Chicago method Part 2 - Creating and applying a plaster template for digital inking

In this second tutorial discussing nuances that are specific to the digital iterations of the Chicago method, we’d like to debate over yet another peculiar surface treatment, the representation of areas obscured by plaster.

Krisztián Vértes

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Jan 24, 2019

Tidbits of the digital Chicago method Part 3 - How to create a better dashed line using Photoshop Dual Brush

Dedicating an entire article for such a nuanced topic might seem like an overkill for some, however, knowing how certain Photoshop brush settings work and understanding how we can tweak these features...

Krisztián Vértes

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Oct 4, 2019

Developing a digital color code pattern based on traditional, hand drawn examples

When we look at ancient Egyptian monuments, color is to be found everywhere. Documenting either tombs, temples or the smallest painted graffito, we must provide a reasonable solution for recording the painted remains of the surface.

Krisztián Vértes

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Nov 22, 2019

Let's talk about... damage - representing discontinuity of decorative surfaces

Due to centuries of decay and abuse of the monuments, there is one apparent feature that stands out immediately when we look at tomb or temple walls today: the tremendous amount of loss of the original surface.

Krisztián Vértes

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Project (1 entry/entries)

Mar 18, 2021

Digital Epigraphy in the Tomb of Djehuty (TT 11) at Dra Abu el-Naga (Part 2)

The digital epigraphic record in Djehuty’s chapel comprises five phases: photographic documentation, in situ preliminary drawing, initial inking, collation, and final inking. This procedure ensures that the record is faithful and, in addition, that it reflects the artistic spirit that was embedded in the original work.

Méndez-Rodríguez and Ruiz Sánchez de León

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Reading (1 entry/entries)

Jun 30, 2022

Ostraca form the workmen’s huts in the Valley of the Kings

The Swiss archaeological mission "MISR: Mission Siptah-Ramses X." excavated the tombs of Siptah (KV 47) and Ramses X (KV 18) and their immediate surrounding areas between 1998 and 2005.

Précis and commentary by Júlia Schmied

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