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Stepping Over The Laser Beam... First Attempt

Posted: Tue, 29th May 2007, 1:12am

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FXhomer19268

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Wanted to see what was possible.. The laser it a touch fat but I had already started while zoomed in So I continued on...

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http://prohosted.com/Laserstep_SM.mov
Posted: Tue, 29th May 2007, 1:43am

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Axeman

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Nice. The masking looks very good. In addition to making the laser beam a bit thinner, you might shift the core of the effect more toward red as well. It looks very nice as is, but if you want to make it look more like a security laser, rather than a lightsaber blade, going a bit more monochromatic can help.
Posted: Tue, 29th May 2007, 3:23am

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Looks like some dedicated masking went into this. Nice first try.
Posted: Tue, 29th May 2007, 10:46am

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Jabooza

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The miasking was very nice. I can imagine that this took a while to make and probly wasn't very fun to make either.
I think the laser could use some flicker to make it look better though. Also, how come it got a tiny bit smaller after you stepped over it?

Very, very good first try!
Posted: Tue, 29th May 2007, 10:47am

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DavidLittlefield

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Also, you may want to use some more Color Randomizer, Intensity Randomizer, and whatever else there is. Because the laser looks really solid, and the occasional flicker may help it blend in better with it's surroundings.
Posted: Tue, 29th May 2007, 6:33pm

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Mandalorian

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Very nice. I must agree with the others, use some flickering, but as for masking, which i'm sure this was a test for, you did a great job.
Posted: Tue, 29th May 2007, 10:01pm

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Jabooza

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DavidLittlefield wrote:

Also, you may want to use some more Color Randomizer, Intensity Randomizer, and whatever else there is. Because the laser looks really solid, and the occasional flicker may help it blend in better with it's surroundings.
That's what I meant by "flicker"
Posted: Tue, 29th May 2007, 10:44pm

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petet2

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I'm impressed! It's all been said before but it could do with being a bit thinner and more red but seriously great masking. I love seeing what people do with the FX Home programs.
Posted: Wed, 30th May 2007, 1:02am

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DavidLittlefield

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Sorry Jabooze, I must have posted only seconds after you! That's what happens when you have no life except to patrol the fxhome forums!