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Old 06-09-2010, 06:05 PM
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Does anyone know of any tutorials or tips for creating the bling urban look?

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t...che_sample.jpg

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_UIfuMtAE4M...h/prinsman.jpg

Is it just a matter of going crazy with painting light?

Thanks!
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Old 06-09-2010, 09:01 PM
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Re: Bling Lighting Look

heres a link someone post the other day it may help you

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/tu...nd-3d-effects/
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Old 06-13-2010, 11:22 AM
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Re: Bling Lighting Look

No, its just a matter of some really bad compositing
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Old 06-13-2010, 12:58 PM
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Re: Bling Lighting Look

You mean bad like... not good? Or bad like... awesome?

What's wrong with the compositing? Learning.
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Old 06-13-2010, 05:17 PM
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Re: Bling Lighting Look

I meant bad like not good. The composition is tacky. The lighting is not correct through the scene and it's just a bunch of glitz all over. It's like a kid with a Honda. Just bc he put a wing on it. A fart can muffler and a ton of Japanese stickers all over it doesn't make it fast. Know what I mean?
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Old 06-26-2010, 02:47 PM
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Re: Bling Lighting Look

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I meant bad like not good. The composition is tacky. The lighting is not correct through the scene and it's just a bunch of glitz all over. It's like a kid with a Honda. Just bc he put a wing on it. A fart can muffler and a ton of Japanese stickers all over it doesn't make it fast. Know what I mean?



Ummm. The retouching on the second one is not that bad at all. All digital art and retouching does not look the same. Someone could say the exact same thing about the pageant retouching in your avi. If thats the look someone wants, who are you to call is tacky and make it seem as though it is nothing but ghetto trash?
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Old 06-26-2010, 02:55 PM
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Talking Re: Bling Lighting Look

I like the look. (obviously, since I asked if there are ways to achieve it)

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Old 06-26-2010, 08:23 PM
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who said anything about ghetto trash? and as far as retouching, I disagree, the retouching in both of them is weak. Its pretty clear that they are sloppy composites. Forget if they were what the person was going for or not, thats not the issue. so if full moons, purple skies, lamborghinis, mansions and swirly glitzy streaks are your bag then go for it. My point was that they are bad composites. for example, whers the back half of the car? There shoudl be a tad of the rear it poking out. also the masking on it is sloppy. the guy is masked very poorly, his left ear is fuzzy, and so is his left hands fingers. they forgot to take out whetever teh red thing is down by his rt hand too. the home is obviously a shot taken during the day, no problem, but aside from the half ass masking on that, the reason that is evidently clear is becasue the person who did this comp was too lazy to drop out the sunny days sky from the spaces in the trees. the edges of the leaves are poorly masked as well. also the gap on his left arm they forgot to include the background in as well. the sky has a sloppy fade down into the image along the roofline. as far as the fancy swirls and glows coming out of his armpits, well, it seems that those are added more to probably distract you from the rest of the shortcomings of the image. like I said, stickers on a honda.

Im not saying dont like the image if thats your look, im saying that whatever you decide to do, at least put some effort in to it to make it look like you pay attention to detail. And as far as my avi, dont be jealous when you see pure magic staring at you in that pic. I know its easy to become jealous when you see such mastery displayed at a level that you strive for, but theres no need to try and cut it down, that just makes you appear foolish. Now apologize, not only to me, but to all of the pageant retouchers and pageant goers out there you just offended! ;-)

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Old 06-26-2010, 09:25 PM
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Re: Bling Lighting Look

Combined with or along with the Tut mentioned by 'Out_of_Focus'

Learn to make Quick Clean Composite Images in Adobe Photoshop

For the swirls and stuff this might help fantasy pics

Bubbles might be from Ulead Particle.Plug-in (free)

Check out the Brush selections at Obsidian Dawn especially Fantasy and Sci-Fi

Find the appropriate backgrounds and bling them with grunge, gold, sparkle brushes, other plug-ins, etc,,,

cut and composite to your liking

Have fun and be sure to post your WIPs and final projects
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