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matte painting in composit lab

Posted: Sat, 8th Mar 2008, 6:51pm

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Rockfilmers

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Rating: +2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfpAqVq0wNQ

I made this matte painting compleatley in composite lab. here are the steps.
Warning! requires a lot of roto-work!



I started out with this viedo


I then found a picture of this hill and keyed it's sky out. I also had to flip it to match the lighting. thankfuly, the color of the grass already matched.


I then added a stormy sky. I animated it to move slowly.


I then had to mask the heads back into the frame


I used a grade object to darken the shot and to give it a nice blue look. It looks good, but somthing is missing...


There! the moon! I turned the transpecy down to let the cloudes show through and gave it a glow filter.




This is a very breif tutorial and I hope it helps you out someday !
Posted: Mon, 10th Mar 2008, 10:35am

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Simon K Jones

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Very cool! Nice job.
Posted: Mon, 10th Mar 2008, 3:28pm

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DavidLittlefield

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Wow, that looks incredible. If I had just seen that last shot I would have completely believed it.
I did notice on the actual movie that it wasn't rotoscoped with 100% accuracy, but all in all it was very cool!
Posted: Tue, 11th Mar 2008, 12:14am

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Rockfilmers

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Thanks biggrin! This is my first tutorial. Do you think I should make a video tutorial? I thought about it, but never cam along to do it.
Posted: Tue, 11th Mar 2008, 10:12am

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riftmaster

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yes you should it would be really helpful


good job!!!!
Posted: Tue, 11th Mar 2008, 6:31pm

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MillerBros

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Very Nice.