View Full Version : Outpost - VFX Challenge - :zepedro: & xxano

03-17-2003, 05:19 AM
Hello all.
Great challenge! :bounce:
This is our, myself and xxano, entry. We hope to finnish it. :D :D
The images are small, but soon we will link to realsize ones.
We choose this photograph for the base and worked it with ellements of other photos (mountains, sky, etc).
C&C welcome, thanks.

This is the original photo for backplate

03-17-2003, 05:21 AM
Worked version of the photo

03-17-2003, 05:23 AM
and a very basic preview of the outpost

03-17-2003, 06:26 AM
damn sharp dude... love the remake on the back plate.... it went from a deserted plain lookin thing to alien planet in a hurry. Awesome job, and the concept looks almost final... Excellent work, Cant wait to see the final product...

03-17-2003, 08:05 PM
Thanks Beroc-LOD, that was indeed what we were aiming to do.
Itīs a shame that we only read the "two persons issue" after posting this thread, ah well... itīs for the fun of it.
C&C welcome.

Here are the realsize images:

Original photograph

Worked version

A sketch of the scene

03-17-2003, 10:45 PM
looks very nice..i likey:beer:

03-17-2003, 10:51 PM
Holy cow.
You really worked on the backplate.:thumbsup:
Waiting more.:wip:

03-18-2003, 02:09 AM
Here are a few sketches that xxano is making for the design of the equipment and buildings.
Comments and critics welcome.


03-18-2003, 10:12 AM
wow guys that looks great. already looking very filmic from just the first matte... im watchin this one :)

how about showing what other photos u used for the plate too?


03-18-2003, 02:15 PM
sloww down please...... You two are working to fast...
very good indeed...Nice matte


03-18-2003, 04:16 PM
Here are the other photos used in the backplate.


03-18-2003, 04:48 PM
guys! i really like the layout of your shot. looking forward see more of your cool work! :beer:

03-19-2003, 04:23 AM
ooo just wanted to sign in, thats looking great man.

I will be wtaching this one closely:beer:

03-19-2003, 11:11 AM
i didn't knew u guys could do such good job! i mean, the rest of ur work is simply crap, and now u guys pop up with this one ... tsc tsc... where has the world come to ...

OkOk time to stop! eheheheh! Congrats ! Tá do C*r*lho! Keep it up!
:applause: :applause: :applause:

03-19-2003, 04:55 PM
Hi guys, and thanks for all the comments yóuīre posting!!!:)
Sorry for the delay on posting the progress of our work, but we are completly flood with work (been working almost 20h a day for two weeks now:D ) and the deadlines are cathing on us!!:surprised :surprised

We are still figuring out the design and layout of the outpost (a few sketches here and there between preview renders! Itīs about the only time we can spend on this challenge for the moment! ), and tweaking a few things in the backplate!!:shrug:

But donīt worry, there is still lots of time before the deadline of this one!!;)

We will be showing progress as soon as possible!

Meanwile, congratulations to you ALL for the fantastic wips!!! Keep rocking guys!! It looks a promising contest!!

oh....and keep posting comments, good or bad, they are always welcome, after all IMO itīs the only way for someoneīs work to get better!!!:thumbsup:

03-19-2003, 05:14 PM

nice work

i like the sketches too :buttrock: :buttrock: :buttrock:

Mangled Poly
03-19-2003, 05:27 PM
Awesome guys!

03-19-2003, 11:58 PM
cool, your "mojntains" source is Red Rock just outside of Vegas. I used to own a house just a few minutes from there.

You've got a really cinematic looking plate, it reminds me of some of the early concept work from Command & Conquer:Tiberian Sun. Nice!


04-06-2003, 09:21 PM
Wow, that's what I call photo manipulation!
I guess I have to start watching this space..

04-08-2003, 01:09 AM
That stuff is grand guys! what a gorgeous work on that back plate, u guys gonna do any cam. mov. at all?

Um pouco de patriotismo fica sempre bem ;o)

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