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cogfilms
05-19-2005, 03:18 PM
Hi all,

This is only my second post to this forum (I need 2 to enable an avatar :)) but it was about time I started contributing to this excellent forum. I usually hang about and post to the ElYsiun forum but there is a high calibre of work here that I should pay homage to.

Over the last year I have been working on an animated feature called 'COG'. I am using Blender as my main development tool along with several other tools such as Photoshop, After Effects and Premiere. However the predominant application is Blender.

I have attempted over the time to share any techniques, discoveries, or mistakes, so that all users of Blender can benefit. Cog is a work in progress and will take several years to complete so showing its deconstruction will help keep my and hopefully your interest in the project until it is completed.

I already have a wide range of concept work published on my website www.cogfilms.com (http://www.cogfilms.com) to share with all Blender users. Occasionally I would like to publish here, and the ElYsiun forums, with new developments or items of interest. If you feel this would be of value?

To kick things off I have been working on quite an FX complex sequence that has required turbulent and spatial storm clouds.

http://www.litster.nildram.co.uk/images/lightning-01.jpg

There is also a concept animation available. ****EDIT: NOW WITH SOUND****

Direct Link (QT (http://www.litster.nildram.co.uk/movies/lightning_320x136.mov) (http://www.litster.nildram.co.uk/movies/lightning_320x136.mov)1Mb) (http://www.litster.nildram.co.uk/movies/lightning_320x136.mov)

Well I hope you find my project of interest.

Cog

aka Colin Litster

cara-rj
05-19-2005, 06:56 PM
I liked de FX you created for the clouds.
And your web site is pretty interesting. Thanks for sharing your knowledge with us. :thumbsup:

kattkieru
05-21-2005, 06:51 AM
I'm quite amazed by those clouds, too! The lightning could flash more quickly (like 3 frame spurts), but other than that it looks like something done in a high-end package. Nice job!

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