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Forum: General Discussions 11-07-2007, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,785
Posted By mastermesh
study design.

If you haven't already done so, either take some college level design courses and/or painting or illustration classes... if you can't afford classes due to time or money, go to the nearest 4 year...
Forum: Articles 11-06-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,226
Posted By mastermesh
another way...

another way is to set the reference in the background... Most 3d apps let you have a reference photo in the background... If you are just working in 2d/photoshop, set the reference as your bottom and...
Forum: General Discussions 10-26-2007, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,900
Posted By mastermesh
with the right tools, anything is possible.

With the right tools, and the right mindset, and artistic drive, anything is possible. 3d isn't really all that different than 2d in a lot of ways.. and both are not that different than normal stage...
Forum: General Discussions 10-25-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,466
Posted By mastermesh
no other responses yet... so I guess I'll throw out some...

Here's a few ideas your original post gives me...
What is Global Warming?
Save our Future.
Houston, we have a Problem...
Stop That! (a reference to what people need to do... that you should put...
Forum: General Discussions 10-25-2007, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,466
Posted By mastermesh
hmmm...

I can think of some ideas, and I think others can too... but before I give any out, or anyone else does, I'd just like to mention that I have seen posts like this elsewhere, like on cgtalk and other...
Forum: General Discussions 10-24-2007, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By mastermesh
just remember...

there will be more haze, atmospheric perspective, etc... but also remember that in the dark you can see things that are lighted further away than in the day because the darkeness around it makes it...
Forum: Work in Progress 10-16-2007, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,824
Posted By mastermesh
I agree...

I agree. It's a great start. You are doing a good job... but the colors do seem sort of flat, and monochrome, and a bit too much leaning towards just blues. Think about what sort of themes and...
Forum: Work in Progress 10-16-2007, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,860
Posted By mastermesh
Is the ball in the middle suppossed to glow?

Is the ball in the middle suppossed to glow? If so, think about what color it is and how bright... I'd suspect, if it's suppossed to do what I think it should, it should be sort of casting a blue...
Forum: Work in Progress 10-16-2007, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,877
Posted By mastermesh
need more subtle light...

That lightsource is really bright. I see what you are trying to do, but I think with a light source that bright, it might be a good idea to add a few more subtle light areas in the clouds to show...
Forum: General Discussions 10-14-2007, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,649
Posted By mastermesh
hmmm...

The main page's navigation controls should probably be based on percentages instead of being so wide. I have my screen resolution at 1024x768 so just the logo appeared at first, and I had to...
Forum: General Discussions 10-14-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,483
Posted By mastermesh
resolutions

Best image explaining what resolution is what that I've found online so far:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Vector_Video_Standards2.png
Forum: General Discussions 10-12-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,880
Posted By mastermesh
Copied from another forum: ...

Copied from another forum:


http://64.233.167.104/search?q=cache:paVS-tUyGugJ:forum.daz3d.com/viewtopic.php%3Ft%3D44215+truespace+compairson+list&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=2&gl=us
Forum: General Discussions 10-11-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,379
Posted By mastermesh
not really free matte painting per se...

not really free matte painting per se... but http://www.3dbuzz.com still has tons of free vtms (video training magazines) that you can watch on a lot of different 3d programs.
Forum: General Discussions 10-11-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,659
Posted By mastermesh
Cinefex is good.

I agree... Cinefex is awesome. It is a bit pricey for a mag though. If you can browse it at a library or bookstore, and can buy it on occassion, go for it.

Other mags are great for references...
Forum: General Discussions 10-11-2007, 07:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,396
Posted By mastermesh
sorry I didn't find out about this earlier

sorry I didn't find out about this earlier, otherwise I would have tried to sign up... oh well... maybe next time. I'm hoping folks are up for doing various projects like this in the future... ...
Forum: General Discussions 10-11-2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,659
Posted By mastermesh
sometimes...

watching movies you can see where they are using mattes... but if they are doing it well, you won't be able to tell since it'll look like any other photography... and will be invisible.
Forum: Articles 10-10-2007, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,859
Posted By mastermesh
awesome.

Awesome collection of tutorials. Thanks.
Forum: Tools 10-10-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,117
Posted By mastermesh
Free software

Read in several threads that some people are looking for free or cheap software... so I figured why the heck not start a free software thread... Please post links to free software that you use to do...
Forum: General Discussions 10-10-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,880
Posted By mastermesh
free software list

Read in several threads that some people are looking for free or cheap software... so I figured why the heck not start a free software thread... Please post links to free software that you use to do...
Forum: General Discussions 10-10-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 966
Posted By mastermesh
Sanctuary for all

Just read about sanctuary in a design mag last night... Looks pretty cool. I think the article said their budget for the first show was something like 3 million, but if it wasn't done all online...
Forum: General Discussions 10-10-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,978
Posted By mastermesh
I'd think it depends...

I could be wrong, but I think the biggest factor in pay would depend on if the work is being made as "work for hire" or as something else...
Forum: General Discussions 10-10-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,402
Posted By mastermesh
Not a lot of Lightwave lovers here - eh?

Not a lot of Lightwave lovers here - eh? That's unfortunate. I love lightwave. Yes, it's got a learning curve, but what doesn't. If you get a chance, go check out Dan Ablan's book, Inside...
Forum: General Discussions 10-10-2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,081
Posted By mastermesh
Idea Thread for stuff to shoot Photo References of...

I'm starting this thread to come up with Ideas of stuff to shoot digital photos references of.

I like taking my digital cameras to work and going out on lunch breaks and stuff to walk around and...
Forum: Articles 10-10-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 55,877
Posted By mastermesh
You forgot something...

You need to add a few more "happy trees" and nice little friends... After all "it's your own little world." "Do whatever you like and makes you happy."

I love the fro man. I never had pbs...
Forum: General Discussions 10-10-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,255
Posted By mastermesh
Diddo...

I'm interested in this stuff too, but know a little 3d... I've actually had Lightwave and Photoshop LE on my computer for about 5 years, but haven't used them as much as I should...

Whenever I...
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