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Forum: Work in Progress 01-11-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,027
Posted By KevinW
Don't do a meteor, do what rockhoppermedia...

Don't do a meteor, do what rockhoppermedia suggested, it's a lot more typical of a production I think (not to mention kinda cool!)

Here are some notes I would typically see MP getting:

Cover...
Forum: Artists Showcase 11-29-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,778
Posted By KevinW
Yup. Simple, clean, everything works. I...

Yup.

Simple, clean, everything works.

I like :)

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Kevin
Forum: General Discussions 07-29-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,182
Posted By KevinW
I use levels, and go channel by channel. ...

I use levels, and go channel by channel. Starting with the green... but I do follow a specific technique Mark Christiansen taught me.

99% of it is by eye. I have only used an automated process...
Forum: Work in Progress 05-05-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,023
Posted By KevinW
True, I would never label this as a personal...

True, I would never label this as a personal piece. But as an exercise in following the tutorial (and labelled as such)... I think it came out rather decent.

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Kevin
Forum: General Discussions 02-13-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,517
Posted By KevinW
As for learning, I got a lot of good Nuke stuff...

As for learning, I got a lot of good Nuke stuff from fxphd. I know they are kinda popularized, but I do very much like their classes.

Most everything else came from personal projects, or...
Forum: Work in Progress 02-08-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,871
Posted By KevinW
Yeah, that's what I was "trying" (but failing) to...

Yeah, that's what I was "trying" (but failing) to say when I talked about fading to sky color, and atmos perspective.

Do I also see some sun rays in there :P That might be something to try as...
Forum: Work in Progress 02-07-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,871
Posted By KevinW
Along with that, you could try adding some more...

Along with that, you could try adding some more atmospheric perspective to the ground (the fog idea would do that). This might also fade the darker side of the planets into the sky color more, kinda...
Forum: Work in Progress 02-06-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,871
Posted By KevinW
Looking cool! The lighting on the planets...

Looking cool!

The lighting on the planets does not seem to match up. You have a strong side light on the ground but the planet surface looks front lit.

I'd put the right side of the planets...
Forum: Artists Showcase 01-20-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,040
Posted By KevinW
Maybe it's an alien planet ;)

Maybe it's an alien planet ;)
Forum: Artists Showcase 01-04-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,040
Posted By KevinW
I really like this! -- Kevin

I really like this!

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Kevin
Forum: Work in Progress 12-30-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,860
Posted By KevinW
Regarding the mood, I think what's missing is...

Regarding the mood, I think what's missing is mostly lighting. This is one possibility I see.

Might want to cover part of the sun with a cloud as to keep the focus on the
buildings. If you...
Forum: Artists Showcase 09-25-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,690
Posted By KevinW
I love the colors in the sunlight, but I...

I love the colors in the sunlight,

but I agree, the lighting direction does not match the sun location. I also notice this in the foreground rocks which are back-side lit when they should be just...
Forum: Work in Progress 08-03-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,451
Posted By KevinW
Ah, I feel your pain. Had a few things I...

Ah, I feel your pain. Had a few things I remember vividly go wrong like that, I just count it as the best practice ever and move on.

This could however turn into an interesting optical...
Forum: Artists Showcase 07-09-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By KevinW
Yeah, I think just a little more light wrapping...

Yeah, I think just a little more light wrapping around them, or some highlights that wrap a little would help. Just a bit more detail.

But overall I totally love it!

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Kevin
Forum: Artists Showcase 07-07-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By KevinW
Killer man! I do love the colors and atmosphere....

Killer man! I do love the colors and atmosphere. Your work always has a very pleasing visual hierarchy to the forms and detail. I like :)

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Kevin
Forum: Work in Progress 07-07-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,786
Posted By KevinW
Good advice. When I do design work, I usually...

Good advice. When I do design work, I usually make a word list that describes exactly what I'm going for. Probably should have done that here.

I'm going to do my best to finish this, been...
Forum: Work in Progress 06-18-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,100
Posted By KevinW
That's terrible, I'm really sorry for your loss. ...

That's terrible, I'm really sorry for your loss. I wish you strength in your dark times.

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Sincerely,
Kevin.
Forum: Work in Progress 06-18-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,100
Posted By KevinW
Does anyone have any good reference for real...

Does anyone have any good reference for real meteoroid during the daytime?
Just curious, as I assume it's a rare occurrence.

Hmmm, I'd probably make the composition a little wider so the Empire...
Forum: Work in Progress 06-18-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,786
Posted By KevinW
Very interesting! I personally like working on...

Very interesting! I personally like working on site, but I've tried both and have a good friend who does everything remotely. I like actually being there so I can talk and learn from other people,...
Forum: Work in Progress 06-17-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,100
Posted By KevinW
Why are you making this matte? I ask because...

Why are you making this matte?

I ask because if it's for fun or practice, I'd start with an idea, not a plate, and work on composition and color first.

so, to help with your question, should...
Forum: Work in Progress 06-12-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,786
Posted By KevinW
Hey, sorry it's been so long, had some projects...

Hey, sorry it's been so long, had some projects come in. Ok, I tried the accented pan to the right but it always felt too forced and awkward (might be me, idk), but I did get that right hill out of...
Forum: Artists Showcase 06-08-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,606
Posted By KevinW
Awesome work! I love seeing all the breakdowns. ...

Awesome work! I love seeing all the breakdowns. Thanks so much for sharing.

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Kevin
Forum: Work in Progress 06-04-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,905
Posted By KevinW
I can't see the image. Try reading the first...

I can't see the image. Try reading the first thread in this forum titled "How to post images"

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Kevin
Forum: Work in Progress 06-02-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,786
Posted By KevinW
I hope your move went ok. I'll probably be...

I hope your move went ok. I'll probably be moving in a few months as well.

Thanks for taking a look. I'll give it another try. The wobble was actually put into the camera shake, so I'll move...
Forum: Artists Showcase 05-31-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,480
Posted By KevinW
Sweet. Thanks for posting those. -- Kevin

Sweet. Thanks for posting those.

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Kevin
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