Macro Photography and 22 Colorful Example Macro photography is close-up photography. The classical definition is that the image projected on the “film plane” is close to the same size as the subject. Lenses designed for macro are usually at their sharpest at macro focus distances and are not quite as sharp at other focus distances. Monster mayhem: Pacific Rim It’s not hard to see why the prospect of ILM creating giant monsters versus giant robots for Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim was something many filmgoers were hungry to see. Perhaps aware of that anticipation, and knowing the challenges that lay ahead in realizing the enormous ‘Kaiju’ versus ‘Jaegers’ fights on screen, the studio retooled many elements of its effects pipeline for the show, including simulation, lighting and rendering. For even more in-depth discussion of ILM’s VFX for Pacific Rim, check out Mike Seymour’s video interviews recorded at the studio in our fxguidetv ep. “The battle scenes that we tackled are all quite complex in just the recipe that is required to make a shot,” notes senior ILM visual effects supervisor, and now chief creative officer, John Knoll, “so when we’re in the ocean, there’s the robot and the monster and it’s raining, with rain striking the creature, being flung off the creature and cascades of water.
100 Amazing Futuristic Design Concepts We Wish Were Real Concept designers are also referred to as “visual futurists”. These concept designs may not be on the market yet, but they can still inspire you to create something just as futuristic and exciting online. The designs may be impractical in some cases, but the idea is to put the concept out to the world to see how it evolves and grows. The Art & Artistry of Richard Amsel (1947-1985): Album Covers The Divine Miss M (2) 1972 Acrylic and colored pencils on board 15 x 14 1/2 in. One of Amsel's most famous and popular pieces. One of the challenges I've had with this site is trying to find sharp, high quality images that best represent Amsel's work. Many of the images here were either scans I made myself, or culled from images online...but when I don't have the original art available for comparison, there's a wide margin of error in how the colors are represented. Take, for example, these two images of THE DIVINE MISS M album cover illustration. At top is a high rez pic I scanned from a catalog; beneath a smaller pic of the album itself found online.
April 2012 Bryant's portfolio on CGHub. Keywords: concept robots mech mechanical japanese style anime concept art by professionall conceptartist bryant koshu 19 More Amazing Paintings, Not Photos Easily one of the most popular posts on theMET to date is 19 Amazing Paintings, Not Photos. Over 200,000 people have visited this one page alone and just when we think it has reached its full potential, and breathed its last breathe, it comes raging back. Now that it's almost a full 10 months to the day of this post, I thought I would update it with some new and exciting work. While some are brand new oil paintings created this year by artists we know and love, still others are from new artists we have yet explored. Take a look, below, you'll see how each artist has their own, unique style. Whether it's Italian realist painter, Luigi Benedicenti, making our mouths water with his glazed desserts or Eric Zener making us long for a cool dip on this hot summer day, one thing is certain.
How To Make Photoshop Cartoons In About One Minute It’s become an internet cliché—”cartoonify yourself!” But given a few moments in Photoshop, you can cut out the middleman and turn one of your own photos into a surprisingly nice photo filter cartoon. C’mon, you know you have a minute. While some photos will work better than others, it’s possible to turn just about any photo into a “cartoon” image with cool lineart and bright, smooth colors. And, seriously, one minute might even be overstating the case! Keep reading and see how easy it can be. The World's Best Photos of cosplay and skyrim Flickr Hive Mind is a search engine as well as an experiment in the power of Folksonomies. All thumbnail images come directly from Flickr, none are stored on Flickr Hive Mind. These photos are bound by the copyright and license of their owners, the thumbnail links take to you to the photos (as well as their copyright and license details) within Flickr.
About « bill sharp – paintings When I started this blog I thought I was going to use it as a way of motivating myself to sketch but I’ve found myself drawn back to oil painting. I studied painting and printmaking in college and spent several years working as a studio artist doing expressionist style mixed media and, later, oils and watercolors. I never achieved enough financial success to support my family so I gradually abandoned it as my day job took more of my energy and attention. Though I studied art in college and received a BFA, I never really learned how to paint realistically from life very well. How to Use Puppet Warp in Photoshop CS6 Being a puppet master using Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 is an easy task with Puppet Warp. Think of Puppet Warp as a lighter weight Liquify filter. This command enables you to distort specific areas of an image via a mesh overlay and the placement of pins. You can apply a Puppet Warp on regular layers, shape layers, type layers, Smart Objects, and even vector masks. Here’s how:
predjama castle 1024 × 682 - en.wikipedia.org 2272 × 1704 - ski-epic.com 1250 × 833 - exploringthearth.com 1129 × 1280 - miguelrosa.deviantart.com 900 × 600 - postojnska-jama.eu 3872 × 2592 - brandondarnell.wordpress.com Desert Wind Dusk settles on the silent rails of Union Pacific’s LA&SL mainline. A recent e-mail from Orbitz promised cheap airfare to Las Vegas. The wheels in my head began to turn, and soon a plan was formulated to take a trip to the Mojave Desert with good friend Mel Patrick. This post will give a brief glimpse into our week-long trip through California. Uncle Mel surveying the landscape as the sun drops lower to the horizon. Making Sense of the Warp Tool – It’s All About the Lines Every now and then a project comes along that challenges me to use one of Photoshop's tools more than ever. This particular image was part of a series of ads I was working on with photographer Richard Radstone for a clothing line based in Colombia, South America. Each of the ads featured a surreal representation of a different region of Colombia and was created by compositing various stock images and photos Richard shot for the job. The challenge with this one was to wrap an accordion around the palm tree like a giant snake.