Advice on a few shots (Lightning)

Discussion in 'Fan Films, Fan Audio & SciFi 3D' started by SilentBat, Mar 9, 2012.

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  1. SilentBat Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Aug 28, 2006
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    Me and VFX dude worked on this today. What are some recommendations on doing lightning:


    http://youtu.be/2qbCWo1XU4Y
  2. burkevader Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jun 12, 2008
    star 2
    Looks pretty good to me....what exactly are you needing advice on?
  3. ElectroFilms Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Apr 13, 2007
    star 3
    The 1st arc is red and the 2nd is blue?
  4. ObiJuan2080 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jan 31, 2004
    star 4
    Yes, 1st Arc Red , 2nd Arc is Blue.
  5. Mae Jedi Knight

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    Nov 25, 2004
    star 3
    I like it. If you were asking about lighting it more, I'd say yes. Definitely light the areas when the lightning comes out and when it strikes the blade.
  6. Joel_K Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Aug 22, 2007
    star 2
    Are you using the glow settings in the plug-in? I would recommend making your own glow like you would a lightsaber. At the moment, the glow looks too solid and should taper more like your lightsabers in the shot.

    Also, brighten up your cores, particularly the red arc.
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