Putting in work!

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... just finished re-mastering the Boers from Neters universe. A highly aggressive species, they are a constant thorn in the backs of the Retu Guardsmen. read more.

Time saver!

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htp (peace)

So I'm deep in learning AM. And while reading the various threads on the AM forum, I came upon a cool project. The creator of said project is using painted backgrounds, that is to say, 2D still images as back-drops to his projects. And to add to that, he composites the render, such that the 3D objects on the screen can actually casts shadows onto the 2D images.

Naturally I had to learn this technique, as it will be a huge time saver for making movies and comic panels.


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The giraffe is a 3D image composited onto a 2D background. Checkout the shadow. Time saver ... period.

The above pic is a 2D image. I created a simple 3D over-turned bowl. The bowl is casting a shadow on the ground of a 2D image! Cool concept. Animation Master is one helluva program. Lots of power under the hood.

Oh ... the pictures are images of various scenes from the Samurai Jack series.