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Forum: Artists Showcase 03-10-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,272
Posted By egan
Absolutely amazing mattes! Really inspirational. ...

Absolutely amazing mattes! Really inspirational.

May I ask; did you get all your references from the internet or did you use some of your own photography for these mattes?
Forum: Work in Progress 02-15-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,138
Posted By egan
Nice image, it reminds me of the documentary 'The...

Nice image, it reminds me of the documentary 'The Future is Wild'.

I've noticed that the foreground trees are very dark but this quickly turns light with very little difference between the...
Forum: Work in Progress 01-10-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,982
Posted By egan
Awesome work! It took me a delayed amount of time...

Awesome work! It took me a delayed amount of time to notice the boy; not sure if that's intended. My eyes are drawn towards the beautiful purple rock and blue water. It is a very detailed and crisp...
Forum: Work in Progress 12-28-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By egan
Thanks for your input guys. I changed the sky to...

Thanks for your input guys. I changed the sky to a more red tone which should still fit in with the buildings.

http://www.richardegan.com/images/xromecoliseum.jpg

The main aim of this piece is...
Forum: Work in Progress 12-23-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,163
Posted By egan
Hey Kuroe702, I've been watching this thread for...

Hey Kuroe702, I've been watching this thread for some time and I must say I really like the latest piece.

Like metalrahul the darker one looks better on my laptop but this calibration talk has...
Forum: Work in Progress 12-21-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By egan
Rome Coliseum

Hello, This is a matte painting I have been working on for some time. Much of this piece has been referenced from internet sources. I don't think this is quite there yet. Any comments and critiques...
Forum: Work in Progress 12-08-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,629
Posted By egan
Nice mattes lilguy! I prefer the 2nd one; even as...

Nice mattes lilguy! I prefer the 2nd one; even as it is now I think its perfect.

I've seen your website and you have some great mattes there. I have noticed that you like to work with a more...
Forum: Work in Progress 12-05-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,822
Posted By egan
Nice one! The colours really work for me; the...

Nice one! The colours really work for me; the combination of grey with green and turquoise and orange is great.

What about decorating the cave entrance with more details and colours (like the...
Forum: Work in Progress 12-05-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,689
Posted By egan
Fantastic image! I love the mark making and style...

Fantastic image! I love the mark making and style of the image.

Only a minor suggestion; I would be tempted to add just a few darker areas to the foreground rocks. But definitely keep those...
Forum: Work in Progress 12-05-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,721
Posted By egan
Its a good image and very unique. I'm not sure if...

Its a good image and very unique. I'm not sure if some of the elements fit into the scene. Mainly I think this might be a lighting issue. Firstly I think that the fountain should be back lit as that...
Forum: Work in Progress 11-13-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,654
Posted By egan
Thank you both for your comments, they really...

Thank you both for your comments, they really helped. Here is an update with improvements

http://www.richardegan.com/images/zancientcity.jpg
Forum: Artists Showcase 11-13-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,219
Posted By egan
Thank you for your comments. Now that I look at...

Thank you for your comments. Now that I look at my image more closely, I do notice the light switch. I guess I was imagining that the light source was coming from the middle of the picture, but that...
Forum: Work in Progress 11-11-2008, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,654
Posted By egan
Ancient City

These is a piece that I'm working on but some elements don't seem to fit in. Any feedback is welcome.

http://www.richardegan.com/images/zoldancientcity.jpg

Thanks
Forum: Artists Showcase 11-11-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,219
Posted By egan
Malevolent Moors

http://www.richardegan.com/images/zmalevolentmoors.jpg
Forum: Work in Progress 11-05-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,571
Posted By egan
Yeah go for it. I'll be putting my latest...

Yeah go for it. I'll be putting my latest painting on the showcase too.
Forum: Work in Progress 11-03-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,571
Posted By egan
I agree with space-sprayer's comments and I think...

I agree with space-sprayer's comments and I think your latest image is a real improvement. Well done!
Forum: Work in Progress 10-29-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,571
Posted By egan
Woah, I love this piece! It stuns you at the...

Woah, I love this piece! It stuns you at the beginning with an awesome sky and then you find the hidden elements later like the human figure hiding in the dark. Very well composed. The only comment...
Forum: Work in Progress 10-25-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 746
Posted By egan
Malevolent Moors

This is my second matte painting; not fully complete and would like some critique and comments to help me out.

http://www.richardegan.com/images/zmalevolentmoors.jpg

Cheers.
Forum: Work in Progress 10-21-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,076
Posted By egan
Nice one. I think that there is a little bit too...

Nice one. I think that there is a little bit too much mist in the mid ground objects but maybe this will not matter when you have defined the light and shadow over the building.

Did you paint that...
Forum: Work in Progress 10-21-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,510
Posted By egan
Hey kaustavsinha, About buying a graphics...

Hey kaustavsinha,
About buying a graphics tablet; you mentioned the Wacom Intuos being too expensive, personally I use a Wacom Graphire4 which now comes wireless. The Wacom Bamboo is slighter higher...
Forum: Supernatural 10-21-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,821
Posted By egan
The whole picture looks great! :)

The whole picture looks great!

:)
Forum: Work in Progress 10-07-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By egan
Personally I would boost up the contrast and...

Personally I would boost up the contrast and saturation in certain areas; that will create a lot of depth when you fill the background in.

Great image. Look forward to seeing it finished. :)
Forum: References 09-29-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,421
Posted By egan
I'll be uploading my images and joining the...

I'll be uploading my images and joining the flickr matte painting group. In the mean time here are my reference photos:

http://www.richardegan.com/resources.html
Forum: Sketch board 09-29-2008, 04:04 AM
Replies: 904
Views: 415,490
Posted By egan
I always find the concept sketches tricky. Its...

I always find the concept sketches tricky. Its really good to see the various styles and mark makings.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Work in Progress 09-29-2008, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,366
Posted By egan
I really admire 3d work, it looks so complex...

I really admire 3d work, it looks so complex compared to 2d work.

I think as well as saturation more murky rusty colours could be added to the crane. I really like the most foreground boat in the...
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