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How To Do Glowing Eye/Body Effect [ANSWER]

Posted: Fri, 3rd Aug 2007, 5:55pm

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WorldFamousFilms

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I posted this in the film section, but since B3N gave me a clue as of what to do...I thought I repost it in a more fit area.

There is a demo video on the site that shows a soldiers eye glowing with radiant rays coming from it. I need to know if anybody knows how I can pull this off & if it can be done the same with a body glow?

Thanks In Advance
Posted: Fri, 3rd Aug 2007, 10:49pm

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First off, I've deleted your second post, as bumping is discouraged. Especially when its only been a few hours since the original post. Patience, my friend.

The ray effect you are mentioning was achieved using the Gleam composite method, and could work equally well with an eye or a body that is glowing. The various attributes of the rays themselves can be adjusted in the Gleam controls.
Posted: Fri, 3rd Aug 2007, 11:14pm

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First off... You make a color grade above the movie clip/image and then add whatever grade for feel fit, I'm using Ambient Light...

Image 1.

Then you need to mask it so the grade doesn't effect the rest of your image/movie...

Image 2.

Now you want to use a freehand mask to mask around the eye...

Image 3.

Now you want to click composite in the color grade atrributes and add Gleam: Composite and mess around with it until you get you perfect results.

Image 4.

To make a full body glow or be a different color just follow this.

Original Image


Final Image
Posted: Fri, 3rd Aug 2007, 11:44pm

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BIG THANK YOU'S!!!!!! And I'm sorry Axeman about the bump...new here & still don't really know whats going on.


BUT AGAIN THANKS

& it looks like Dragon is the man to go 2 for these things
Posted: Sat, 4th Aug 2007, 12:59am

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no problem, and thanks.
Posted: Fri, 10th Aug 2007, 6:51am

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Now then, would this work the same way to "deaden" the eyes of actors? I've got lots of zombies in my current project, but no budget for lenses for them all to throw in. If I could deaden, or even remove, the color from their eyes, that would be great.

JB
Posted: Fri, 10th Aug 2007, 7:31am

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Theoraticly, yes.

But when you say deaden you mean like make them that ghostly white color seen in many zombie movies?
Posted: Fri, 10th Aug 2007, 7:46am

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Yes- just basically to remove some or all of the color from them, so that the eyes seem very milky.

JB
Posted: Fri, 10th Aug 2007, 5:57pm

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I would make the color grade a white and then remove the gleam composite... That should work.
Posted: Sat, 11th Aug 2007, 12:49am

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Thanks- I will try that here in the next day or two. Might even post a link to a clip!

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Posted: Sat, 11th Aug 2007, 6:17pm

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OK, maybe I did something wrong.

I selected the color grade, which was ambient.

Then I "tried" to mask it off but it just made a funny looking square & everything was still ambient.

When I make a square mask. Is there more to it then just clicking square mask & sliding it over the eye?

Sorry Dragon, but can these instructions be a little bit more indepth? Cause it seems like Im suppose to do more than just.

Color, Mask, Free Hand, Gleam.

If you can make it alittle bit more step 1,2,3,4 for me, since I haven't really used this alot yet. I would appreciate it.

Thanks, sorry to bother you.