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Old 11-01-2009   #1
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Guys this is probably one of my first real scenes that i am working on and although i know it needs work i want to get opinions from people if possible please.

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Old 11-01-2009   #2
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Hi guy!
It is a cool image, but as you said, there are some things to do.

1st: the fire. the glow is too intense.
2nd: try to reduce the candles incandescence (using a ramp -> black or dark colour on the back, and light orange/yellow on top)
3rd: There are no shadows on your scene.
4th: I think the cauldron and chains will be better with more specularity.
5th: Add some smoke on the cauldron.
6th: Try to add a small lightfog coming from the sky.

PS: I like the witch!
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Old 11-03-2009   #3
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i think you are right to be honest there are quite a few things i need to sort i am debating about doing it over again and hey its all practice

thanks for the info by the way gt

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Old 11-06-2009   #4
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well i didnt start again but i have made a few changes, just trying to work out a way of making an explosion/plume rising from the cauldron now.
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bookmarked and b back l8er, bro, :-)
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Old 11-09-2009   #6
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well here is a couple of changes, quite pleased with the way it is going so far.
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Old 11-16-2009   #7
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well here is an update, quite like this one but has a few kinks i need to sort.
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Old 11-17-2009   #8
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bit of a change with some env-fog, not sure i like it yet some opinions would be great please.
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Old 11-17-2009   #9
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Hi, nice changes!
the previous image is better because your scene is an interior scene. So the fog is no longer needed.
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Old 11-19-2009   #10
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I agree about the fog i was having a play really to see how it looked.
Here are some slight changes still.

one of the images seems to have a shadow i cant remove, i have told it not to cast shadows but it still is which is annoying.

thanks for the input gtpix
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