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Forum: Work in Progress 01-20-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By dstipes
Rise of the Dark Tower

enochian,

Why do you keep making your sky out of focus? It makes your dark tower look like a model.

If the building were real it would be huge, the camera would be far away from it and the...
Forum: Work in Progress 11-19-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,522
Posted By dstipes
Hi Lisa, The city lights would also be...

Hi Lisa,

The city lights would also be brighter.

David
Forum: General Discussions 09-04-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,347
Posted By dstipes
I’m an instructor at AIPX and teach matte...

I’m an instructor at AIPX and teach matte painting and animation classes. I have some experience in Premiere, Avid, After Effects, LightWave 3D and Photoshop.

My pro background has been in visual...
Forum: General Discussions 09-01-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,347
Posted By dstipes
I would agree that this should be a "world...

I would agree that this should be a "world project" While it can be tough to do this work via internet, it is not impossible.

Cliff, at some point job & technical specifications would need to be...
Forum: General Discussions 09-01-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,347
Posted By dstipes
Hi Cliff and Matt, I would be interested in...

Hi Cliff and Matt,

I would be interested in your project, too.

I could see a couple trailers being created if there are enough artists interested. Maybe do a period style movie trailer at some...
Forum: Work in Progress 08-31-2007, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,810
Posted By dstipes
Ryan, Keep up the good work. I'm proud...

Ryan,

Keep up the good work.

I'm proud of you!!!!

David
Forum: General Discussions 05-23-2007, 12:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,547
Posted By dstipes
Earion, Prime glass by spraying it with a...

Earion,

Prime glass by spraying it with a very thin coat of Krylon All Purpose Gray Primer. It sticks to the glass and gives acrylics a working surface. It is easy to scrape off for see through...
Forum: Work in Progress 05-02-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,712
Posted By dstipes
Hess, Good call on building splitting the...

Hess,

Good call on building splitting the composition.

This may help, too. It may have been posted here before but is worth repeating:

Camera 101: Rule of Thirds
...
Forum: Work in Progress 05-01-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,712
Posted By dstipes
Focus of painting? My thought.... ...

Focus of painting? My thought....



http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/6862/palacefocusag7.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
Forum: Work in Progress 05-01-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,712
Posted By dstipes
Wow, Ryan! Your work is improving by giant...

Wow, Ryan!

Your work is improving by giant leaps! Good job on this.

I want to see this in motion with roaring waterfalls. :D

David
Forum: Work in Progress 12-24-2006, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,485
Posted By dstipes
Hardy, Great coloring and unifying of the...

Hardy,

Great coloring and unifying of the images.

Need to flip castle in background --- have wrong light / shadow direction.


David
Forum: Work in Progress 12-24-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,716
Posted By dstipes
Sulla, I really like the concept and your...

Sulla,

I really like the concept and your courage to tackle such a challenging shot.

Are you using any photo reference of mountains, rock facings and cliff side in the sun light? Can you get...
Forum: Sketch board 11-04-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 904
Views: 414,073
Posted By dstipes
Tetsuo, It would be nice to see the source...

Tetsuo,

It would be nice to see the source photos.

Why not use the two hour limit as originally suggested for this thread?

David
Forum: Work in Progress 10-25-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,716
Posted By dstipes
You might vary the intensity and color of the...

You might vary the intensity and color of the lights a little bit.


David
Forum: General Discussions 10-07-2006, 02:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,228
Posted By dstipes
Hello maxfurtado, I like your color work and...

Hello maxfurtado,

I like your color work and the painted statue.

The image seems flat and without depth. The stone block layers are mostly horizontal on both the facings toward viewer and on...
Forum: Work in Progress 07-07-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,324
Posted By dstipes
de gerardo, Please rework your reel. The...

de gerardo,

Please rework your reel. The flicker effect and low resolution makes it almost impossible to appreciate your shots.

Your shots seem too fast or rushed. Just as I am beginning to...
Forum: Work in Progress 07-06-2006, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,076
Posted By dstipes
I agree with RikTor. Drop the poser model. ...

I agree with RikTor. Drop the poser model.

Matte a real person into the shot or just show the painting.

You might also consider reducing the chroma of the shot. The colors are a bit saturated....
Forum: Articles 06-13-2006, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,929
Posted By dstipes
RIKToR, How are you calibrating your...

RIKToR,

How are you calibrating your monitors? Are you using NTSC bars, LAD chart, and Photoshop gamma control or .....????

I work with a CRT at home then look at my work on flat screen LCDs...
Forum: Artists Showcase 06-02-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,228
Posted By dstipes
Man! I was totally fooled. Are you allowed...

Man! I was totally fooled.

Are you allowed to show any step by step process shots?

Are you using any 3D models to create the building enhancements basics or doing pure pixel pushing &...
Forum: General Discussions 06-02-2006, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,539
Posted By dstipes
Hello Quantium, You can look at Sebastien...

Hello Quantium,


You can look at Sebastien Gaucher’s snow tutorial at:

http://www.seb4d.com/menu.htm (Tutorials, matte painting # 2)


I also like the snow tutorial “Season Change-Snow”...
Forum: Work in Progress 06-01-2006, 12:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,711
Posted By dstipes
Night time lighting in and on foreground...

Night time lighting in and on foreground buildings? Street lights, interior lighting or more fires?

David
Forum: Work in Progress 05-31-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,711
Posted By dstipes
Hi Ricardo, The matte is really dark on my...

Hi Ricardo,

The matte is really dark on my monitor, too. I would agree about removing the plane; I find it is leading my eye out of your painting.

I would sure like to see more city lights and...
Forum: Work in Progress 05-30-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,142
Posted By dstipes
Look at the 9-11 photos on line. Building fires...

Look at the 9-11 photos on line. Building fires create huge amounts of smoke. I don't think the smoke on the right would dissipate so quickly.

Night / twiligt fires project a lot of light on...
Forum: General Discussions 05-29-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,583
Posted By dstipes
jolle, Let's see some of your work now that...

jolle,

Let's see some of your work now that this is somewhat resolved.

David
Forum: General Discussions 05-29-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,583
Posted By dstipes
It appears that the mysterious 2160 number may be...

It appears that the mysterious 2160 number may be from the Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC created by a group of seven studios: Disney, Fox, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures...
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