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18 replies to this topic  – Started by Mister Phes , Jan 03 2008 12:30 PM

#1 Mister Phes

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Posted 03 January 2008 - 12:30 PM

Hinckley asked me to provide him with the CGI background I created for the Pimp your IMTP Contest poster.  So I rendered off 10 variations and never got around to uploading them...   Till NOW!!!

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#2 Sinner

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Posted 03 January 2008 - 12:34 PM

Oh wow! These are great.  *wub* Errr... how do you do them?  8-





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#3 Mister Phes

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Posted 03 January 2008 - 12:50 PM

I used a program called Vue which was recommended to me by Jipay.

Vue is also used in the motion picture industry to create background mattes.  For example some of the shots in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest were enhanced using Vue:

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#4 Col. Whipstick

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Posted 03 January 2008 - 01:06 PM

What programme do you use to superimpose MOC images onto these backgrounds Phessy?
I see so many backgrounds that look great but I'm still working out the VCR...

#5 El Bucanero

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Posted 03 January 2008 - 01:09 PM

Those are wonderful !!
Looks very real.. Especially the last one.

View PostMister Phes, on Jan 3 2008, 01:50 PM, said:

I used a program called Vue which was recommended to me by Jipay.

Vue is also used in the motion picture industry to create background mattes.  For example some of the shots in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest were enhanced using Vue:

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Damn, it says IPB image  :'-(

#6 Mister Phes

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Posted 03 January 2008 - 01:11 PM

Oh dear!

What's happened?  They were working a moment ago.

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Posted 03 January 2008 - 01:39 PM

View PostMister Phes, on Jan 3 2008, 02:11 PM, said:

Oh dear!

What's happened?  They were working a moment ago.

Oh, the backgrounds work, but the scene from Dead Man's Chest doesn't.
So no worries.  :-P

#8 Mister Phes

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Posted 03 January 2008 - 03:01 PM

Maybe their server prevents forums from linking directly to it.  No matter...

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Posted 03 January 2008 - 03:17 PM

View PostMister Phes, on Jan 3 2008, 10:50 PM, said:

I used a program called Vue which was recommended to me by Jipay.
Thanks!  *sweet*

View PostMister Phes, on Jan 4 2008, 01:01 AM, said:

Maybe their server prevents forums from linking directly to it.  No matter...
Stunning results!  *wub*





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#10 Hinckley

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 12:12 AM

Now I've finally gotten around to checking this thread out. Thanks for the renderings and all of the info Phes! X-D  *y*

#11 Mister Phes

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Posted 23 January 2008 - 03:42 PM

What were you going to use the background for anyways?

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Posted 12 February 2008 - 01:16 AM

How much does Vue cost?

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Posted 13 February 2008 - 03:50 AM

View PostMister Phes, on Jan 3 2008, 10:20 PM, said:

I used a program called Vue which was recommended to me by Jipay.

Vue is also used in the motion picture industry to create background mattes.  For example some of the shots in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest were enhanced using Vue:

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How much does Vue cost? I'd imagine it would be quite a few pieces of eight!

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Posted 13 February 2008 - 09:58 AM

sweet they look great  *y*  and this Vue program sounds interesting...

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Posted 13 February 2008 - 12:12 PM

View PostCaptain Zuloo, on Feb 13 2008, 05:50 AM, said:

How much does Vue cost? I'd imagine it would be quite a few pieces of eight!

There are trial versions which let's you test it for free (with some restrictions of course), full version of Vue Easel (the simplest Vue version) costs 89 USD, or 63.06 EUR, price in euros does not include VAT. That's if you download it from their online store, with shipping the prices are of course higher.
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Posted 13 February 2008 - 02:52 PM

Wow!  Those are awesome!

I wonder if they'd work as a screensaver...


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Posted 14 February 2008 - 03:52 AM

View PostQuarryman, on Feb 13 2008, 09:42 PM, said:

There are trial versions which let's you test it for free (with some restrictions of course), full version of Vue Easel (the simplest Vue version) costs 89 USD, or 63.06 EUR, price in euros does not include VAT. That's if you download it from their online store, with shipping the prices are of course higher.

Thanks. I'll try it out some day.

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 03:55 AM

In any case, the backgrounds are very cool. Well done!

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Posted 13 April 2008 - 05:00 PM

Great! :thumbup:
I've just been using these, and I was wondering how exactly you tell Vue to create them; do you have objects that you can position (sun, land) and textures, or do you have to tell it to use different filters in different areas?

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