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#26 Libains

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Posted 10 June 2008 - 15:52

Ok - so I tried darkening it down a little bit:

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#27 Sgt. Nuker

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Posted 10 June 2008 - 18:42

The green works quite well, since it sort of "explains" (for lack of better terminology), the sheen on the render.
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Posted 11 June 2008 - 15:54

Thanks for the the helpful comments Nooka!


So I was working on another one, this time for the SOTW #59 - and this is what came out of it all:

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Posted 18 June 2008 - 11:53

So here is my SOTW #60 Entry on the theme of Wipeout HD:

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And this is the stock image

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Posted 19 June 2008 - 08:09

Hello.

Pod, would you be kind enough to enhance the picture? It would be my sig. I do not know any photo-rendering media.

Thank you.

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#31 Libains

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Posted 24 June 2008 - 18:44

So here we are - a sig for The Wandering Jew based on RF online and the image he provided above.

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Same drill as always - comments etc welcome.

Edited by AjPod, 03 July 2008 - 18:21.

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Posted 24 June 2008 - 18:46

Looks neat :D I like the way that the aerial comes out through the top of the sig
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#33 Libains

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 14:56

Why thank you Crobar - I added that as a tiny little touch.

So here's my latest one - a Pencil sig for SOTW #62 - it had to be vertical.....

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My only problem is that the edges are very slightly fuzzy - i can't get it so that the side of the rectangle is flat..... any ideas on that one anyone?
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Posted 03 July 2008 - 14:58

Like I said in the other Thread, nicely done AjPOD.

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#35 Libains

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 15:06

Cheers EVE - nice to hear!

And as you can probably see below I rotated it to form a sig - i'll probably give it a bit of TLC later. Strange how the angles make it look like the pencil isn't straight, when it is completely.

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I also decided to make a BG for the One Word Story thing - so here it is:

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#36 Libains

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Posted 08 July 2008 - 23:28

So here we are - my entry for SOTW #63 - there's a large version and a baby one - the baby one doesn't have the same feel to it for me - but has to be due to the size regulations....

Baby one:

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and the massive one!!! :/!!!

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 08:00

Awesome :) That's really cool. My SOTW was originally a hell of a lot larger than it is now too - Luckily I remembered to shrink it just before I posted it though :P
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Posted 10 July 2008 - 10:06

View PostCrobar, on 9 Jul 2008, 9:00, said:

Awesome :) That's really cool. My SOTW was originally a hell of a lot larger than it is now too - Luckily I remembered to shrink it just before I posted it though :P


Yer you remembered :)


And AjPod the small one seems lacking but the "massive" one is more like a forum banner than a sig |8

With the small one, maybe you could remove the smaller text, its hard to read and it looks out of place.

And Tbh the pop out looks good on the big version but I think the smaller one could probably look better without it.

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#39 Libains

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Posted 10 July 2008 - 14:22

Well Doc - i heeded some of your advice, and changed one or two things or my own to give this:

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I took out the pop-up sections, as well as added a fractal to the bottom to make it look like something was coming out of the bottom of the sig, as well as added a little ghostly-kind-of-effect to some of the surrounding areas, as well as took out the smaller text, and changed the larger text.
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Posted 23 July 2008 - 21:24

Well here's my entry into SOTW #65 - i quite like it personally.... it took a lot of time, brushes, curves and shapes, as well as working on various gradients and bits.... It was fun
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Posted 24 July 2008 - 17:39

Great sig, love how it looks like its coming through the glass, is that a brush set u used for that effect?

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 17:47

View PostP4v3d, on 24 Jul 2008, 18:39, said:

Great sig, love how it looks like its coming through the glass, is that a brush set u used for that effect?


Oh its glass, i just noticed.

Thats awesome.

Imo i think you should make the glass bits stand out more.
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Posted 24 July 2008 - 18:59

Cheers it took me a long time to have a go at getting the glass features right - as for standing out more, if they get any brighter I fell that they detract from the rest of the image - but I did certainly try as I realise that they're not the most obvious features in it. As to P4v3d, yes it is a brush set that I tweaked myself - the set is made by archaii on deviantart - it's a rather good set! see here if you want them: http://archaii.deviantart.com/art/Shatter-...rushes-82308115

Edited by AjPod, 24 July 2008 - 19:21.

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 20:13

View PostAjPod, on 24 Jul 2008, 19:59, said:

As to P4v3d, yes it is a brush set that I tweaked myself - the set is made by archaii on deviantart - it's a rather good set! see here if you want them: http://archaii.deviantart.com/art/Shatter-...rushes-82308115


Tyvm my good man!

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 20:35

Render isn't dark enough for me :\ not bad though.

#46 Libains

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 23:03

Meh - i found that if the render goes any darker it loses it's features - this is pretty much as dark as I could get it without it being all but a silhouette. Thanks for the constructive comments tho guys!
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Posted 25 July 2008 - 00:15

AIPod that is a fabulous signature your a good artist. |8
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#48 Libains

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 00:38

Why thankee Laserjet. It's been a while since I updated this as I've been working on this one for while now:
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The heads are from this original image : image
The prism came from any basic image you would like to find.
The font comes from the album of The Wall, with the image inverted, bricks removed and text elements re-engineered to form the R and S.
The rest is brush work and renders.

Edited by AjPod, 14 August 2008 - 22:09.

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 02:10

Like i said in MSN, nice sigs man, and wow that pink floyd sig looks awesome, never thought ud finish it so soon. 8|

kudos to your work.

BTW, can you make me a Nuke Overlord avatar?

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 00:26

Cheers mate - I'll get onto the avatar soon now that I've entered the two running comps at the moment. On that note, this is my entry for SOTW #67:
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Render of swimmer (Michael Phelps if interested)
Render of Olympic Rings used to make my name.

Edited by AjPod, 15 August 2008 - 00:26.

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