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darrell
07-15-2005, 05:57 AM
Here is a Butterfly I'm working on & I'm looking for some feedback. Do you think the leaves in the background conflict with the insect?

chrisbeaver
07-15-2005, 06:04 AM
I think the butterfly does kinda fade into the leaves behind it. You could either alter their color or simply distance them from the butterfly; either way, it'll help the composition if you get at least part of the butterfly's silhouette into a color that isn't its own.

The butterfly itself looks great, athough the body feels a bit big compared to the wings. Great detail though.

JoeGonzalez
07-15-2005, 06:04 AM
The compositing isn't bad, actually. You've got the color and the lighting of the insect very close to that of the photo- but what makes the insect stand out as a "fake" is that it's sharp, whereas the flower (which presumably is close behind it) is blurred.

Also, the motion blur on the wings seems a bit excessive, and the legs seem a bit thick. And..maybe a bit of cellular bump on the eyes, so they don't look so plain, perhaps.

Your textures look quite nice. Keep it up!

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