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Postby eagles21 » Fri Apr 13, 2007 11:51 pm

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Postby joelamosobadiah » Sat Apr 14, 2007 12:09 am

MEH, its not bad, but the grunge is a little too random and splotchy. doesn't really flow. Could use some more color.

Also the lighting by his face looks bad. you should add a gaussian blur to it and maybe add some color to it. ;-D
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Postby eagles21 » Sat Apr 14, 2007 12:15 am

joelamosobadiah wrote:MEH, its not bad, but the grunge is a little too random and splotchy. doesn't really flow. Could use some more color.

Also the lighting by his face looks bad. you should add a gaussian blur to it and maybe add some color to it. ;-D


I was following a tutorial, and it called for lighting using a round brush with low opacity. I used a bunch of applied images though, so I would have to start all over if I wanted to fix it. Yeah, I tryed to fix the lighting around his face, but I just didn't feel like starting over to fix it.

It looked a lot better on the sig in the tutorial. :-b

Thanks for the comments. ;-D
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Postby joelamosobadiah » Sat Apr 14, 2007 12:33 am

eagles21 wrote:
joelamosobadiah wrote:MEH, its not bad, but the grunge is a little too random and splotchy. doesn't really flow. Could use some more color.

Also the lighting by his face looks bad. you should add a gaussian blur to it and maybe add some color to it. ;-D


I was following a tutorial, and it called for lighting using a round brush with low opacity. I used a bunch of applied images though, so I would have to start all over if I wanted to fix it. Yeah, I tryed to fix the lighting around his face, but I just didn't feel like starting over to fix it.

It looked a lot better on the sig in the tutorial. :-b

Thanks for the comments. ;-D


Do you have a link to the tut?
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Postby joelamosobadiah » Sat Apr 14, 2007 12:35 am

Oh, and even when you are applying images, it is helpful to keep the lighting somewhat seperate unless you are positive it is the way you like it so that you can go back and play with it. I usually keep my lighting editable just in case. ;-D
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Postby eagles21 » Sat Apr 14, 2007 12:40 am

joelamosobadiah wrote:Do you have a link to the tut?


Yeah, I got from a gaming graphics site, called gamerenders.com, maybe you've heard of it. I'll PM it to you since I actually bought it with credits that you get for posting at the site, and I think I'd get banned if I somehow got caught spreading the tutorial to other people.

I trust you though Joel. :-b ;-D
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Postby deluxe_247 » Sat Apr 14, 2007 7:34 am

the color on the sig looks fine, in fact i kind of like it.

not a huge fan of that type of brushing, but its not horrible. not too bad of a sig really.
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Postby mrblitz » Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:36 am

Pretty good. The background forces your eye away from the player. Not that , that is a bad thing.
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Postby TheFranchise » Sat Apr 14, 2007 2:38 pm

I kinda of like this one. I have a few techniques for spatter brushes that you may like. If I have the opportunity this weekend I'll try to post them here.
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Postby joelamosobadiah » Sat Apr 14, 2007 2:45 pm

TheFranchise wrote:I kinda of like this one. I have a few techniques for spatter brushes that you may like. If I have the opportunity this weekend I'll try to post them here.


Please do. I have the hardest time getting the right setting for a spatter brush or spatter smudge tool.
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