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Forum: General Discussions 09-22-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,003
Posted By bcottman
yeah, Ive been a bit busy but I try to see whats...

yeah, Ive been a bit busy but I try to see whats going on when I get a second. It may be a while before transformers work shows up as its making a second run in IMAX now and may be a while before...
Forum: General Discussions 09-21-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,003
Posted By bcottman
I usually work this way with a second window open...

I usually work this way with a second window open in perspective view. lay out your verts in projection view, edit them in perspective, and keep an eye on how they are lining up in your projection...
Forum: General Discussions 07-28-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,409
Posted By bcottman
I'm not sure yet whether Ill be going or not.

I'm not sure yet whether Ill be going or not.
Forum: Work in Progress 02-02-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,363
Posted By bcottman
Right on, Same as Dan said.

Right on, Same as Dan said.
Forum: Articles 01-19-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,070
Posted By bcottman
hey its my home town... providence maybe...

hey its my home town... providence

maybe post a screen capture of your wireframe so we can see it.
Forum: Work in Progress 01-15-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,076
Posted By bcottman
Very nice piece. well done and successful concept...

Very nice piece. well done and successful concept for the same reasons Tim mentioned above.
Its funny, I had actually been developing concepts for a very similar idea. maybe ill eventually post...
Forum: Sketch board 12-07-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,502
Posted By bcottman
Masonite is a smooth hard particle board. I dont...

Masonite is a smooth hard particle board. I dont think there is any difference between it and hardboard. masonite is usually sold at lumber yards and is cheaper than the hardboard I find in art...
Forum: Work in Progress 12-07-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,972
Posted By bcottman
Masonite is a smooth hard particle board. I dont...

Masonite is a smooth hard particle board. I dont think there is any difference between it and hardboard. masonite is usually sold at lumber yards and is cheaper than the hardboard I find in art...
Forum: Work in Progress 12-06-2006, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,972
Posted By bcottman
Ive been doing gouache sketches in a mid sized...

Ive been doing gouache sketches in a mid sized sketchbook recently as an alternative to oil. Ive put a couple up on my site.
This one I did over Thanksgiving weekend. I went to Yosemite Valley... ...
Forum: Sketch board 12-06-2006, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,502
Posted By bcottman
Ive been doing gouache sketches in a mid sized...

Ive been doing gouache sketches in a mid sized sketchbook recently as an alternative to oil. Ive put a couple up on my site.
This one I did over Thanksgiving weekend. I went to Yosemite Valley... ...
Forum: Work in Progress 11-18-2006, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,742
Posted By bcottman
Hey Brandon, New site looks good. New...

Hey Brandon,

New site looks good.
New paintings look nice as well.
Forum: Articles 10-28-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,549
Posted By bcottman
Your texture's resolution should be at least what...

Your texture's resolution should be at least what the final output render res of that texture will be. For instance, a wall that fills half the render. If your rendering at 1024 pixels and half of...
Forum: General Discussions 10-21-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,079
Posted By bcottman
wib cool link.. wish i spoke french. ...

wib
cool link.. wish i spoke french.

jmorri26
z depth refers to distance from camera as oposed to horizontal or vertical distance. It is used for depth of field and atmosphere passes in maya...
Forum: General Discussions 10-17-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,009
Posted By bcottman
This is probably the best way to get into it....

This is probably the best way to get into it. Working from a photograph is the next best thing to working from life which is the best way to study. Certainly more effective than making it up out of...
Forum: Work in Progress 10-02-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,972
Posted By bcottman
waheednasir. thanks for the comments. You have...

waheednasir. thanks for the comments.
You have some great paintings on you website as well.
Forum: Sketch board 10-02-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,502
Posted By bcottman
waheednasir. thanks for the comments. You have...

waheednasir. thanks for the comments.
You have some great paintings on you website as well.
Forum: Sketch board 10-01-2006, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,502
Posted By bcottman
Thanks Chris. Yeah, the painters I tend to...

Thanks Chris.
Yeah, the painters I tend to admire are usually very suggestive and loose with areas of their brushwork almost looking haphazard. It is something that I have continually fought with,...
Forum: Work in Progress 10-01-2006, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,972
Posted By bcottman
Thanks Chris. Yeah, the painters I tend to...

Thanks Chris.
Yeah, the painters I tend to admire are usually very suggestive and loose with areas of their brushwork almost looking haphazard. It is something that I have continually fought with,...
Forum: Work in Progress 10-01-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,972
Posted By bcottman
plein air

Not specifically matte painting, but.. I posted some plein air sketches that I'd done over the summer that I thought some might be interested in.
check them out here...
Forum: Sketch board 10-01-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,502
Posted By bcottman
Brenton Cottman

Not specifically matte painting, but.. I posted some plein air sketches that I'd done over the summer that I thought some might be interested in.
check them out here...
Forum: Work in Progress 10-01-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,673
Posted By bcottman
agreed, great sketch. somehow it feels like a...

agreed, great sketch. somehow it feels like a peter ellenshaw painting (sharp strokes with deep blacks). Very nice.
Forum: Artists Showcase 09-25-2006, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,190
Posted By bcottman
Hey Jaime, good to see you. Great image...

Hey Jaime,
good to see you.

Great image by the way.
Forum: Work in Progress 09-24-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,916
Posted By bcottman
nice composition. I would work on keeping your...

nice composition. I would work on keeping your shadows separate from your light. Right now you have similar temperatures in both, try working the sky Hue into the shadows of the distant shapes that...
Forum: Sketch board 09-24-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 904
Views: 412,625
Posted By bcottman
Quick sketch i did after watching an episode of...

Quick sketch i did after watching an episode of Neon Genesis.
http://brentoncottman.com/siteImages/sketches/eva01A.jpg (http://brentoncottman.com)
Forum: General Discussions 09-08-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,597
Posted By bcottman
the bracket keys are [ and ] on the keyboard for...

the bracket keys are [ and ] on the keyboard for resizing the brush.

other windows photoshop hotkeys

b = brush
m = marquee
e = eraser
ctrl c = copy
ctrl v = paste
ctrl shift c = copy all
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