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Old 08-07-2009, 03:05 AM   #106
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Ohh what a hard thing to do ... decide between the 2 images ... The first you have details and more details .. and this is good .. but in other hand you have a powerfull piece with this new image .. more impact and direct to the point ... if the judges will decide looking by the theme, the first is more iconographic. anyone who look at, even if it don't about the challenge's theme, will know is about a agent and secret information and all these cliches like James Bond movies ... but the second one, I though we all here in the forum understand because we are following the challenge .. but it's not that easy to read and say, oh this is about a secret agent ...

well just my 2 cents
Old 08-07-2009, 03:54 AM   #107
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Agree with JRBRAZ , the second one is more power ful but the first one is more " secret agent" but it's in the award winner level both image,
man, you got 2 images in 9 days , if u enter at the start , I can imagine what will happen,
after finished this piece and you have time , it would be cool if you share your rendering technic , I know that nothing fancy , but it inspired
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Old 08-07-2009, 08:44 AM   #108
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Work In Progress: idea

Another idea.
Let me know what image you like best
Old 08-07-2009, 09:06 AM   #109
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hard to choose one,since the 3 images are good,the last one is more dynamic,but a little bit unbelivable,unless the agent is a super hero,normaly he can be on a flying F-16
great work!!
good luck
Old 08-07-2009, 10:22 AM   #110
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you are a crazy man,with crazy skill and try to make something crazy!
but the rest i agree with diissar.

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Old 08-07-2009, 10:29 AM   #111
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Originally Posted by Randis

This is wicked man, what a great piece, either you use it or not, you´v done a wonderful job.
Old 08-07-2009, 10:52 AM   #112
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Yes rawgon , i think the same thing.
And my favourite is your second illu.
Your movment effect is very well done! and congratulation !
Old 08-07-2009, 11:09 AM   #113
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Randis,ive answered your question about the deadline

the image challenge deadline is 9th august
the video challenge deadline is 11th september
thats why the challenge uploader gives you only 1day left

good luck mate

hope its clear for you now
Old 08-07-2009, 11:22 AM   #114
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Thanks guys!

really think i should rather submit the second entry?
Hummm humm, i am not so sure myself, i think the image needs a lot better rendering and detailing...

Thanks to diissar i know the final submission date now, thats 1 days shorter than i expected so i guess Idea 3 is no longer a choice.
I will finish the first and second and then we will see....

If anyone has some good idea regarding the second image (the execution)
please let me know.

I will work out the story part more, make it more obvious.
maybe need to paint some uniforms next to the nude guys bodies and instead of money in his hand let him have some photos and documents.

I didn't want to make it super obvious who actually is the bad guy and why they are killed.
Maybe the dead guys are double agents?
Maybe he just wants their uniforms and killed them?
Meybe he is a double agent killing his own comrades?

or maybe he just killed his informants instead of paying the, thats way cheaper... practical man.

Just want to show the opposite side of the coin. Not the winning James bond but what happens to agents when things go real bad...
Old 08-07-2009, 12:17 PM   #115
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2 cents

All three have potential; however, I think the one with the greatest potential is your original market scene. I'd imagine you could play with lighting the most with that one. However, the flying knee move of the agent doesn't seem to work for me. Maybe something more subtle (secret agent-like), involving the market scene.

The "multiple execution" scene has good lighting; however, the composition is a bit too reminiscent of a "hard-line" regime death squad scene and seems difficult to pinpoint the secret agent connection.

The fighter plane piggy-back ride is way cool; however, it didn't make much sense to me since it is impossible to hold on to the back of a fighter plane going at those speeds, especially when the plane is climbing. To boot, you have him holding on with only one hand.

That's my 2 cents. Good Luck!
Old 08-07-2009, 02:00 PM   #116
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randis man i'm speechless,
so productive yet so much quality in every single one of your compositions,
that is really rare thing to see, congratulations indeed!!!

and if you have to choose i would go with the third one with the planes,
it's a major kickass piece

i'll be seeing more of you

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Old 08-07-2009, 02:40 PM   #117
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Thanks guys for the feedback!
I agree on that, tho i am still not sure what to submit.
Most people i asked tend to like the first image more.
I guess because the image is more complex, more detailed, will keep your eyes busy exploring for longer.

i think i will go with the first
Old 08-07-2009, 03:37 PM   #118
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Arkkkk! You did it in about 1 week! I joined this challenge for 1 month.And did not fin at any piece.But you already have 3 choice for final image.Oh my God.

Personally,I prefer third.But every pieces have very fine rendering.The second look more accurate in shape,lighting.The first has super detail and story movement.But the third make me exciting most.Any way,up on you.It's just my opinion.Hope that not confuse you...
Old 08-07-2009, 04:14 PM   #119
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Yah the beach one knock me off my seat. I like the first one for its comic book style, but the beach one got all the artistic thought that I like. If you don’t go with this one for the challenge you should polish it and post it somewhere.
Old 08-07-2009, 04:52 PM   #120
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last image is f*cking emotional and harsh. Man u rule
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