Environment: Post Apocalypse, Daniel Kvasznicza (2D)

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  07 July 2005
Environment: Post Apocalypse, Daniel Kvasznicza (2D)

Title: Environment: Post Apocalypse
Name: Daniel Kvasznicza
Country: Austria
Software: After Effects, Photoshop

Hi there!

Yet another "against-the-light" matte painting.
I want to show off a post apocalyptic destroyed cityscape, maybe after a war.
It's done with Photoshop CS and After Effects.
I kept the buildings in several layers and added fog in between.

Finally I rendered a camera pullback in After Effects with a previous version of the matte.
Please use "save target as ...", since I haven't optimised the clips for streaming:

PC - WMV-File, WM Version 8 Codec (3.4 MB): http://www.inetgrafx.at/DS720.wmv
MAC - Quicktime, Sorenson Codec (9.8 MB): http://www.inetgrafx.at/DS720.mov

For those who are interested in having a look at the initial sketch: http://www.inetgrafx.at/SKETCH-POST-APOCALYPSE-V03.jpg

Thanks hoon, for helping me out with the final color correction

Cheers, Daniel

>> Hi resolution image <<
Daniel Kvasznicza


  07 July 2005
Incredible image and very scary. I hope we'll never see this image on TV one day.

Peace to all !!
  07 July 2005
WoW this is fantastic .. I like this atmosphere and I like that small lights in the destroyed buildings .. very nice work
  07 July 2005
That animation is just awsome! Great work!
  07 July 2005
This is really SOMETHING! Looks like photo... So real...
I love your attention to details. And colors are lovely!
Great job! 5 stars!
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  07 July 2005
Amazing! is it all painted or is there some texture overlays or maybe photo collaging? 5 stars for me.
  07 July 2005
High quality work! I love the light degradations and the buildings and the sky, but usually a post apocalyptic destroyed city lacks electricity water resources etc. ... it's all destroyed. My oppinion is that those electric lights come against the ideea of a war ruined city. Although, those bulbs could give the idea of an existing hope of reborning. But i think it would look more frightening without them and it would also mean that it was a heavy war. Excelent job mate, 5 stars.

  07 July 2005
Wow, that camera pullback roocks! Could you please explain in a few words the technique used to animate the fog/smoke in the clip?

  07 July 2005
incredible work!!
very impressive!love it a lot.

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  07 July 2005
I love it! Devastation was never so grand in my mind. The animation looks and feels perfect.
  07 July 2005
Thumbs up

Yeah , very nice work, it looks like , after nuclear explosion, I like it 5 Stars from me!
  07 July 2005
how can you do this piece?~~~~ incredible& deeply impressive,delicate details lovely color

keep it up man!!
  07 July 2005
Most impressive! I like apocalyptic scenes very much.
And your is more than perfect.
  07 July 2005
Most impressive work... I love pictures like this :]
  07 July 2005
Thumbs up great image

only one word -FANTASTIC- GREAT JOB
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