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Forum: Artists Showcase 12-07-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,893
Posted By drutter
From the book, it's a mining camp in Arizona that...

From the book, it's a mining camp in Arizona that John Carter and his partner are working. They're attacked by Indians and John Carter takes refuge in the cave. At the back of the cave is a portal...
Forum: Training Resources 04-01-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,331
Posted By drutter
If you're interested in setting up camera...

If you're interested in setting up camera projections in Maya then you should check out the gnomon matte painting DVD by Darin Hilton. I found it very helpful with a lot of great info on setting up...
Forum: General Discussions 09-26-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,100
Posted By drutter
I'm missing the link to new posts since last...

I'm missing the link to new posts since last visit feature after log-in. I agree that the condensed movie poster style of type on the front and the beaded metal main logo are hideous. The movie...
Forum: General Discussions 05-24-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,362
Posted By drutter
Alp Altiner did a landscape of dead bodies for...

Alp Altiner did a landscape of dead bodies for that last Exorcist movie by Paul Shrader. He modeld the figures lying on the ground and mapped images onto them to create a vast field of dead. But, of...
Forum: Work in Progress 05-20-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,902
Posted By drutter
I love the free exchange of information on the...

I love the free exchange of information on the internet but at the same time I don't begrudge Kipper for his gnomon tutorial, especially given the fact that he'd previously posted a breakdown of the...
Forum: General Discussions 12-14-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,137
Posted By drutter
Could the problem also be that you're projecting...

Could the problem also be that you're projecting building textures with thin repeating rows of windows? I've done this in the past and had significant problems with the window textures vibrating in...
Forum: General Discussions 03-29-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,848
Posted By drutter
I shall now read from the book of Knoll: In...

I shall now read from the book of Knoll:

In "Creating the world of Star Wars: 365 Days" by John Knoll it refers to that series of shots on the Theed Estuary and includes that image. It says:
...
Forum: Work in Progress 03-16-2006, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,654
Posted By drutter
Hi Echo, Nice painting, though I think the...

Hi Echo,

Nice painting, though I think the original image was more interesting than the revision. The color palette in the original seemed bolder and the quality of the digital brushwork was less...
Forum: Articles 02-12-2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,070
Posted By drutter
Podcast Matte Painting Interview with Wayne Hagg

Interesting interview with Wayne Hagg, a matte painter on the Fifth Element and Lord of the Rings movies. some nice images from a recent Tsui Hark movie too.
...
Forum: Work in Progress 02-04-2006, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,245
Posted By drutter
Nice work and the way you structured your...

Nice work and the way you structured your breakdowns on the reel is very effective.

Dan
Forum: Work in Progress 01-04-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,013
Posted By drutter
Hi there, My first thought is the shadows...

Hi there,

My first thought is the shadows are too defined for an overcast snowy day -if that's the kind of weather you intend. If you want that kind of weather I feel that you should either paint...
Forum: Artists Showcase 12-13-2005, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,826
Posted By drutter
Hi Neil, I liked the work on your site quite...

Hi Neil,

I liked the work on your site quite a bit. It was helpful to see the geometry for some of your camera maps too. Well designed and clean website. The Sahara mountainside town is...
Forum: Work in Progress 12-05-2005, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,154
Posted By drutter
Hey Brenton, Good to hear from you again....

Hey Brenton,

Good to hear from you again. Thanks for the heads up. I didn't even know about the cg talk thing til I read your post.

Hi Alp,

Thanks also. I just registered on your site, some...
Forum: Work in Progress 12-01-2005, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,427
Posted By drutter
Hi de gerardo, It's looking pretty good,...

Hi de gerardo,

It's looking pretty good, though you may want to check out some reference for the way that sand accumulates around structures. Seems like it might be more of a rounded concave kind...
Forum: Work in Progress 11-29-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,154
Posted By drutter
Could you explain more of this technique of...

Could you explain more of this technique of blocks? I'm sure it would be quite usefull. Do you keep the 3 blocks together in an "L" shape or Straight? And what about the rotation?

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Forum: Work in Progress 11-29-2005, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,154
Posted By drutter
It's intended to be a push in so everything is...

It's intended to be a push in so everything is mapped from one projection camera that in this shot is derived from the intial position of the render camera.

Dan
Forum: Work in Progress 11-29-2005, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,154
Posted By drutter
Hi Tom, I didn't recognize your alias. Truly...

Hi Tom,

I didn't recognize your alias. Truly you are the dream artisan. Most of the shot is camera mapped back onto geometry that was used as a template for painting. The background blocks were...
Forum: Work in Progress 11-29-2005, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,154
Posted By drutter
Hey Dream Artisan, No, this is just a...

Hey Dream Artisan,

No, this is just a personal project. How'd you come to hear about Europa? I'd like to post some of the concept stuff for that but I don't think I'm allowed just yet.

Dan
Forum: Work in Progress 11-28-2005, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,154
Posted By drutter
Industrial Towers

Hi Everyone,

Here's a new matte shot I've been working on, a view of some industrial high rises in the not too distant future based on the old Kowloon city in Hong Kong. People live on the lower...
Forum: Work in Progress 11-15-2005, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,307
Posted By drutter
HI Brandon, I like the zoom out. My only...

HI Brandon,

I like the zoom out. My only comment is that the saturation or black levels on the ships seems to be a little too strong, that they should be somewhere between what they are now and...
Forum: Work in Progress 11-11-2005, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,307
Posted By drutter
I'm continually impressed by your posted matte...

I'm continually impressed by your posted matte shots and the compositing is well done too. One question though, what are those two objects just above the foreground wall? Ships? Something on the wall...
Forum: Work in Progress 10-10-2005, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By drutter
Hey there, First off, nice camera move. A...

Hey there,

First off, nice camera move. A nice feather in and out on the movement. One slight change is the end. The camera dollies up and reveals the town and then pushes in and tilts up. The...
Forum: Artists Showcase 09-19-2005, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,036
Posted By drutter
Hi Andrew, Really nice work and a well...

Hi Andrew,

Really nice work and a well designed site. You look just like the portrait on the opening page. I think we almost met at that Ryan Church demo at the last siggraph. Were you hanging out...
Forum: Work in Progress 09-14-2005, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,645
Posted By drutter
How can anyone not go to a link titled "Squid...

How can anyone not go to a link titled "Squid Attack"?

Nice concept art and an interesting idea for a painting. It kinda reminds me of the fifties sci-fi movie poster art with oversaturated...
Forum: General Discussions 09-07-2005, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,190
Posted By drutter
Yikes

That's terrible. Looks like he just copied and pasted it into his illustration.

Nice catch there Smooth.

Dan
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