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Forum: Artists Showcase 09-30-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,718
Posted By Dream Artisan
Frederic blows away many here with his skills and...

Frederic blows away many here with his skills and experience. I think he knows what he is doing.

People are stuck on photorealism. It's more about an image being believable, if not photoreal:...
Forum: Artists Showcase 09-29-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,718
Posted By Dream Artisan
Frederic, thanks for taking the time out of your...

Frederic, thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to put together a nice tutorial on the Taj image for our benefit--that illustrates some important steps which are often part of the...
Forum: Work in Progress 05-11-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,065
Posted By Dream Artisan
Great work, Brandon! I notice the plates...

Great work, Brandon!

I notice the plates look washed out. Were these shot in uncompressed HD? Do you make the color corrections before you paint your matte (i.e. contrast)?

Do you do any keying...
Forum: Work in Progress 05-01-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,172
Posted By Dream Artisan
Nice start there! Very nice detailing. Right...

Nice start there! Very nice detailing.

Right now my eye is drawn to the flame is in the foreground (a bit far to the right and creates a lot of visual tension) rather than the rest of the scene,...
Forum: Work in Progress 04-27-2006, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,834
Posted By Dream Artisan
Try doing a Google on demolitions. Reference...

Try doing a Google on demolitions. Reference images are a must when building mattes.



I think a goal to shoot for is to make them look as good as you can, and that may mean multiple revisions....
Forum: Work in Progress 04-27-2006, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,834
Posted By Dream Artisan
Try doing a Google on demolitions. Reference...

Try doing a Google on demolitions. Reference images are a must when building mattes.



I think a goal to shoot for is to make them look as good as you can, and that may mean multiple revisions....
Forum: Work in Progress 04-26-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,834
Posted By Dream Artisan
Nice start. I think the black clouds obscure too...

Nice start. I think the black clouds obscure too much to get a sense of the buildings form. Also, they should be more cloudlike--right now they lack form, look flat and it's hard to tell their shape...
Forum: General Discussions 04-25-2006, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,845
Posted By Dream Artisan
Good tips. I often use: 1. Hue/Saturation...

Good tips. I often use:

1. Hue/Saturation (in PS). I bring up the lightness.

2. Layer Style (Layer>Layer Style>Color Overlay). You can select a color (white), and adjust its opacity. My...
Forum: Work in Progress 04-24-2006, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,992
Posted By Dream Artisan
Very nice. I would like to see more of a focal...

Very nice. I would like to see more of a focal point though (this lends itself well to the Hudson school look).
Forum: General Discussions 04-17-2006, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,451
Posted By Dream Artisan
Yes, camera projection will work if the move...

Yes, camera projection will work if the move isn't too drastic. I'd find out how much of a move is involved and go from there.
Forum: Work in Progress 04-17-2006, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,303
Posted By Dream Artisan
Nice start. But your lighting is off! The castle...

Nice start. But your lighting is off! The castle flipped would better match the lighting in the scene (from the left).
Forum: Articles 04-16-2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,063
Posted By Dream Artisan
Now these are really impressive! My vote is for...

Now these are really impressive! My vote is for Terragen.
Forum: Tools 04-16-2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 20,814
Posted By Dream Artisan
Now these are really impressive! My vote is for...

Now these are really impressive! My vote is for Terragen.
Forum: General Discussions 04-16-2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,095
Posted By Dream Artisan
Now these are really impressive! My vote is for...

Now these are really impressive! My vote is for Terragen.
Forum: General Discussions 04-14-2006, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,009
Posted By Dream Artisan
And the big timesaver is you get the alphas with...

And the big timesaver is you get the alphas with it! Cool.
Forum: Articles 04-14-2006, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,834
Posted By Dream Artisan
Yes, a bit Bryce-ish, but perhaps better to start...

Yes, a bit Bryce-ish, but perhaps better to start with something than nothing. I would be curious to see what you end up adding to it, Alp.
Forum: General Discussions 04-14-2006, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,009
Posted By Dream Artisan
Yes, a bit Bryce-ish, but perhaps better to start...

Yes, a bit Bryce-ish, but perhaps better to start with something than nothing. I would be curious to see what you end up adding to it, Alp.
Forum: Articles 04-13-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,834
Posted By Dream Artisan
I've been hearing it is very slow to render....

I've been hearing it is very slow to render. Anyone have thoughts on this?
Forum: General Discussions 04-13-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,009
Posted By Dream Artisan
I've been hearing it is very slow to render....

I've been hearing it is very slow to render. Anyone have thoughts on this?
Forum: General Discussions 04-10-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,827
Posted By Dream Artisan
Definitely start with the Dylan Cole DVDs for a...

Definitely start with the Dylan Cole DVDs for a feel for the whole workflow.

Also, I highly recommend Feng Zhu's Fundamentals of Shot Design to practice composition.

All the DVDs are good--you...
Forum: Work in Progress 04-05-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,693
Posted By Dream Artisan
I think more small detailson the spheres will...

I think more small detailson the spheres will make them fit to scale in the scene better (e.g. the legs)
Forum: Work in Progress 04-04-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,693
Posted By Dream Artisan
The highlight on the foreground buoy is too blown...

The highlight on the foreground buoy is too blown out. Also, I would add lots of weathering to them so they don't look so CG.
Forum: General Discussions 03-23-2006, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,633
Posted By Dream Artisan
What I would do is copy some elements (post to...

What I would do is copy some elements (post to the right, window from above brought down to where door should be), and then fill in the colors around them. I might use the clone tool to blend the...
Forum: General Discussions 03-20-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,878
Posted By Dream Artisan
I think the DVDs are more specific about the...

I think the DVDs are more specific about the workflow with your apps--if you prefer to be walked through the process in detail.
Forum: Work in Progress 03-20-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,756
Posted By Dream Artisan
Very nice and rich work. Thanks for sharing.

Very nice and rich work. Thanks for sharing.
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