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Forum: Jobs 10-17-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,719
Posted By LaFrance
Blizzard Cinematics seeking Matte Painter

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a few talented matte painters to help out our award-winning cinematics team.
These are in-house 6 month contract positions in Irvine, California.

...
Forum: Jobs 04-19-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,319
Posted By LaFrance
Blizzard Cinematics seeking Matte Painter

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a talented contract matte painter to help out our award-winning cinematics team.
Contract can be 3-6 months. This is an in-house position in Irvine, California....
Forum: Artists Showcase 12-05-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,377
Posted By LaFrance
Sweet! now Get back to work!! ;)

Sweet! now Get back to work!!

;)
Forum: Jobs 03-11-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,034
Posted By LaFrance
Blizzard seeking Matte Painting Technical Director

Cinematics Matte Technical Director

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a talented matte technical director to join our award-winning cinematics team. You will be responsible helping the team by...
Forum: Jobs 03-11-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,382
Posted By LaFrance
Blizzard seeking Matte Painter

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a talented matte painter to join our award-winning cinematics team. You will be responsible for creating 2.5D hyper-realistic backgrounds and breathtaking...
Forum: Work in Progress 05-23-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,047
Posted By LaFrance
Sorry for double post :oops:

Sorry for double post :oops:
Forum: Work in Progress 05-23-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,047
Posted By LaFrance
nice. some other small things that may help: ...

nice. some other small things that may help:
the blacks might be a touch deep, adding a bit more atmosphere might help seat it more. also, difficult to tell without seeing the hires image, but, it...
Forum: Work in Progress 05-23-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,047
Posted By LaFrance
nice. some other small things that may help: ...

nice. some other small things that may help:
the blacks might be a touch deep, adding a bit more atmosphere might help seat it more. also, difficult to tell without seeing the hires image, but, it...
Forum: Work in Progress 05-23-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,400
Posted By LaFrance
Wow, Procon, can't believe you remember this! I...

Wow, Procon, can't believe you remember this! I never did finish it...
still working on my drawing/painting/matte painting skills, though. I just can't post anything I've been working on :(

...
Forum: General Discussions 04-08-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 24,725
Posted By LaFrance
Sorry, a bit late to discover this...

Sorry, a bit late to discover this conversation...
Dylan, thanks again for asking... if you end up covering skies,
if you could cover the perspective of skies, how to find vanishing points in such...
Forum: Articles 07-27-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,042
Posted By LaFrance
I have a few books on these guys... one of...

I have a few books on these guys...

one of my favorites is called "American Sublime"

http://www.amazon.com/American-Sublime- ... 286&sr=8-1...
Forum: Work in Progress 04-25-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,326
Posted By LaFrance
Wow, nice job, Adam. especially on the city...

Wow, nice job, Adam. especially on the city scape.
Are you setting a limit on the time you are spending on these?
or just as long as it takes? just curious. And, looking at references, or
straight...
Forum: Work in Progress 03-02-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,605
Posted By LaFrance
Hi Peter, nice image. just curious how long...

Hi Peter, nice image.

just curious how long this took to render?

thanks,

Brian
Forum: Work in Progress 11-12-2006, 11:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,024
Posted By LaFrance
Space Vehicle Interior

Hi All,

technically, this isn't the final comp, but I'm done with this.
A couple views from a 360 degree pan. for "Postcards from the Future," and indy film by Alan Chan.
Geom and textures...
Forum: General Discussions 11-04-2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,663
Posted By LaFrance
Camera Projection Overload in Lightwave

Hi All,

anyone have much experience doing a ton of projections in lightwave?
I have about 30 images (including masks) I'm projecting for a 360 pan across a space station.
lightwave is now...
Forum: General Discussions 09-25-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,125
Posted By LaFrance
color space

Hi Plaf,

this is a can of worms we are opening, you know that, right? ;)

I'm no color space expert, I know just enough to be dangerous.
I am just approximating by essentially gamma-ing up...
Forum: General Discussions 09-25-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,125
Posted By LaFrance
Nevermind. just tried it, you are absolutely...

Nevermind. just tried it, you are absolutely correct.

thanks muchly,

Brian
Forum: General Discussions 09-25-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,125
Posted By LaFrance
Thanks for the tip. unless I'm not understanding,...

Thanks for the tip. unless I'm not understanding, it still makes
color picking difficult. I guess I can just copy the plate layer, bake in
the same levels call so I can easily get colors from it,...
Forum: General Discussions 09-25-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,125
Posted By LaFrance
Photoshop Question: color picking under an adjustment layer

Hi,

so, I'm now working with tons of layers and layer adjustments. The main problem I keep running into is color selection. Mainly,

with an adjustment layer up top, picking a color in a layer...
Forum: General Discussions 09-07-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,603
Posted By LaFrance
Hi, I'm not sure if this is the right site....

Hi,

I'm not sure if this is the right site. You may want to try cgtalk.com,
general discussion forum.

Brian
Forum: General Discussions 09-07-2006, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,795
Posted By LaFrance
Thanks Brian, love your stuff, btw. Funny...

Thanks Brian,

love your stuff, btw.
Funny you should mention Bob Kato... I'm actually taking a photoshop painting
class from him through work (Disney) right now. He's the one who really got me...
Forum: General Discussions 09-04-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,795
Posted By LaFrance
advice for a beginning oil painter?

ok Y'all,

I've heard enough times now that, if I *really* want to learn to paint,
I need to paint with some type of physical medium. So, I'm listening.
Oils just seem to be the way to go...
...
Forum: Work in Progress 08-17-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,527
Posted By LaFrance
Thanks for the feedback, guys. funny you...

Thanks for the feedback, guys.
funny you should mention perspective problems...
there are quite a few. Long story: I shot this on DV, captured with the windows utility, loaded avi into combustion,...
Forum: Work in Progress 08-15-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,527
Posted By LaFrance
Thanks Darv, I agree, more bounce, sky...

Thanks Darv,

I agree, more bounce, sky reflection, maybe a sun hit on the foreground left bld.
also, just more signs of life: distant smoke plumes, a few more rooftop gadgets (with better scale)...
Forum: Work in Progress 08-07-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,527
Posted By LaFrance
thanks!

thanks!
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