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Posted by hemble, on 2009-07-29 04:22:48

Tomb Set up?

Hi All I've been racking my brain wondering what set to do for my Indiana Jones film and thought that I would do a small Desert tomb set. But before I do I wanted to show everyone an old dio I did a while back and thought I would do the set in this stle, any thoughts or comments would be appreciated. Ron



Posted by groovista, on 2009-07-29 08:52:51

A tomb would make a good set - it's a contained space, without green-screen or sight lines (unless you want to suggest a larger space), and you could write a scene that uses the limited space to advantage. The amount and complexity of animation for your first effort could be manageable for a first project. As I wrote you earlier, you have a great command of construction oand detail, so whatever set you come up with, rest assured that it will look convincing.

Posted by hemble, on 2009-08-01 22:40:13

[div class="dcquote"][strong]Quote[/strong] A tomb would make a good set - it's a contained space, without green-screen or sight lines (unless you want to suggest a larger space), and you could write a scene that uses the limited space to advantage. The amount and complexity of animation for your first effort could be manageable for a first project.As I wrote you earlier, you have a great command of construction oand detail, so whatever set you come up with, rest assured that it will look convincing. [/div] Thanks for the feedback mate really appreciate it, I was looking at making the set about 2 metres long and 60cm-90cm deep. This way I will have plenty of room to play with and I can also add some extra pieces to it the set for more detail. As you said the and thank you the modeling side of things is the easy part I just hope I can do teh animation ok. Ron

Posted by castlegardener, on 2009-08-01 22:43:00

the set looks great and I agree a tomb would be a nice creepy set. Spend some time on the lighting and it should turn out really well.

Posted by groovista, on 2009-08-05 09:30:54

Oh, yes, lighting! The right lighting on your set and props will really dial it up and bring out the best in your miniature work. I managed OK with a really cheesy lighting set-up that consisted of a few fluorescent bulbs in clip-on shop lamps and some battered old houselamps. The first new equipment I'm getting are better lights :7

Posted by hemble, on 2009-08-08 17:10:14

Thanks for the info regarding the lighting I'll have to give that a go for sure. Ron