Here’s a scene I created in Photoshop. The idea was to create a dungeon scene using texture manipulation and layer transformation. The result is a 3D-like killing chamber I could use as a background texture. I might employ some lighting effects, maybe add a visible light source like window openings toward the edges of the screen.
After creating the first image, I decided to try creating an adjoining room. Here’s what I came up with:
I also decided to experiment with lighting, and added a hit of a grate shining down from above.