Saturday, 9 April 2011

Major Project: Adjusted lighting

The method of setting up your lighting before texturing only works to a certain extent it seems! I've had to adjust the lighting set-up to compensate for the inclusion of texture. Works better if you ask me.

2 comments:

tutorphil said...

on the long 'pull back' sequence down from the attic are you going to pull back out of the attic (from this scene) with the attic door closing, then the descent down the stairs etc.? Something filmic and steadicam luxurious...

Oh - and come the murder scenes, there's no reason is there, why the lighting shouldn't be entirely theatrical - red spotlight - wham! You really are working here much more like a set-designer/theatre director - with Maya as your carpentry workshop and lighting rig. I suggest you really embrace this idea of working as a 'methodology' - it's anti-realism;

Check out this link for further confidence-boost and inspiration in terms of 'keeping murder simple' and the power of black/spot-lights/binary colour systems/fluid camera moves, muscular editing and confident use of stage-craft.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltBevk4i1CQ

Tom Beg said...

"on the long 'pull back' sequence down from the attic are you going to pull back out of the attic (from this scene) with the attic door closing, then the descent down the stairs etc.? Something filmic and steadicam luxurious..."

That's the plan.