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Forum: Artists Showcase 12-01-2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,406
Posted By stevenbray1
Very nice work, looks like lots of fun and you're...

Very nice work, looks like lots of fun and you're soooooooooooo jammy for getting a job like that!!! :lol:

I would totally geek out reworking Trek.

If you can, please post some more, 'cos...
Forum: Articles 09-16-2005, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,434
Posted By stevenbray1
Sorry, no I don't have any access to the shots,...

Sorry, no I don't have any access to the shots, and I wouldn't be able to post them without HBO's permission before the show hits DVD.

My job on 'Rome' was compositing but I was lucky enough to...
Forum: Articles 09-16-2005, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,434
Posted By stevenbray1
'ROME' HBO - Article on VFXWorld

VFXWorld have a good article on the HBO series 'Rome'

http://www.vfxworld.com/?atype=articles&id=2623

I worked on the show and you have to read between the lines a little to get the full story....
Forum: General Discussions 09-16-2005, 02:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,841
Posted By stevenbray1
If you're watching the pennies then buy your...

If you're watching the pennies then buy your discs legally, learn everything you can from them and then resell the originals.

Gnomon (or whoever) get the money they've earned.

You get legit,...
Forum: Work in Progress 02-04-2005, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,776
Posted By stevenbray1
I like it a lot. I think the sky looks...

I like it a lot.

I think the sky looks great, very dark and forbidding.

I think the horizon is fine, a good hazy transition which fits the weather, and the foreground doesn't look too bright,...
Forum: Work in Progress 01-26-2005, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,653
Posted By stevenbray1
The issue is Vanishing Points. If both the...

The issue is Vanishing Points.

If both the building and the tower are vertical then perspective says their vertical lines should be converging.

In this case, the tower appears to be leaning the...
Forum: Artists Showcase 01-26-2005, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,280
Posted By stevenbray1
Thanks for the great picture AND the breakdowns. ...

Thanks for the great picture AND the breakdowns.

More than anything, it's the "how to" that really counts on a site like this.

Wonderful work.
Forum: General Discussions 12-13-2004, 01:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,949
Posted By stevenbray1
CMI 'Advanced Keying: Shake' Training DVD on EBay.

If anyone is interested, I'm selling my CMI 'Advanced Keying: Shake' training DVD on EBay;

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5737869733
Forum: Work in Progress 12-05-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,866
Posted By stevenbray1
No crits, lovely stuff. Can we see the original...

No crits, lovely stuff. Can we see the original image?
Forum: General Discussions 12-01-2004, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,964
Posted By stevenbray1
I honestly don't think there's one technique...

I honestly don't think there's one technique that's always better. 'Lord of the Rings' and now 'King Kong' use a lot of miniatures, 'Troy' was all 3D and 'Spiderman 1 & 2' are a mixture (mostly 3D...
Forum: General Discussions 12-01-2004, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,964
Posted By stevenbray1
New 'King Kong' Stuff - Designs and Test Shots

This is a pretty good article with some nice art;

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6594604/site/newsweek/
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Forum: Artists Showcase 11-28-2004, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,082
Posted By stevenbray1
Good video on Van Helsing FX

30mb Quicktime video, using After Effects' 3D Camera to replace the sky and surroundings in a shot with a big camera-move;

http://www.smorgasboard.com/pages/van_helsing_movie.html

Not...
Forum: General Discussions 11-26-2004, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,151
Posted By stevenbray1
Yes, this site was long overdue, well done to all...

Yes, this site was long overdue, well done to all concerned!

Happy Holidays!
Forum: General Discussions 11-23-2004, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,592
Posted By stevenbray1
Beautiful. That's a really good photographer. ...

Beautiful. That's a really good photographer.

I may have to try and copy some of these in 3D/painting, awesome.
Forum: Work in Progress 11-14-2004, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,118
Posted By stevenbray1
I like the lighting but it IS more magical than...

I like the lighting but it IS more magical than realistic.

All in all I agree with the comments so far - smooth out the camera move and please can we have a translation?

I like the painted sky...
Forum: Work in Progress 11-07-2004, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,173
Posted By stevenbray1
Yes, much better. Some of this is personal...

Yes, much better.

Some of this is personal taste, I don't object to the fact that the frame is weighted to the left or to the level of contrast on the ship. Those are the kind of things you'd...
Forum: General Discussions 11-07-2004, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,801
Posted By stevenbray1
I don't remember any ropey stuff. As has been...

I don't remember any ropey stuff. As has been mentioned, Shangrila was bit OTT, but how do you do a realistic paradise? I agree that it was similar to, and just as real as Rivendell in 'LotR' (which...
Forum: General Discussions 11-07-2004, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,700
Posted By stevenbray1
It all depends on why you want to do, what is now...

It all depends on why you want to do, what is now called 'Matte Painting'?

Is it to create the best, and most believable, visual FX shots? Or is it to earn a living by painting?

Fifteen years...
Forum: Work in Progress 11-05-2004, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,120
Posted By stevenbray1
I disagree on the perspective issue both the...

I disagree on the perspective issue both the background and the bridge are shots taken from a low angle, looking slightly upwards.

The only real problem I can see with the image is that the...
Forum: General Discussions 10-31-2004, 11:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,665
Posted By stevenbray1
Learn Painter 8 CD-Rom on EBay

I'm selling my "Getting Started with Painter 8" CD-Rom on E-Bay if anyone is interested?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5729083323
Forum: General Discussions 10-30-2004, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,801
Posted By stevenbray1
It looked fine to me. And I even enjoyed it...

It looked fine to me.

And I even enjoyed it as a film!
Forum: Work in Progress 10-28-2004, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,287
Posted By stevenbray1
Very nice! Yes I with most of what's been posted....

Very nice! Yes I with most of what's been posted. Add some soot from fires that would've burned inside the building after an explosion and darken the damaged areas, they are a bit bright.

Also...
Forum: Artists Showcase 10-27-2004, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,547
Posted By stevenbray1
Can we get a Before and After? Looks great!

Can we get a Before and After? Looks great!
Forum: General Discussions 10-27-2004, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,700
Posted By stevenbray1
No need to get defensive folks, I completely...

No need to get defensive folks, I completely agree!

I just wish I COULD paint too! :(
Forum: General Discussions 10-27-2004, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,700
Posted By stevenbray1
Render Node Interviews Dylan Cole

http://www.rendernode.com/articles.php?articleId=216

Good interview. "95% of matte painters use photos, the other 5% are liars." Discuss! :P
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