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is this a decent background

Post by animasterix123 » Fri Feb 17, 2006 11:32 am

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Post by cribble » Fri Feb 17, 2006 3:59 pm

Did you do the whole thing on one layer? as it looks like some of the background objects, such as the fence, is overlapping the trees.
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Post by Víctor Paredes » Fri Feb 17, 2006 4:35 pm

you can use several layers to make the backround.
if you want, for example, make a layer for the trees and move this layer a little bit closer to the camera (in z axis), so you backround will be a little bit more real (a little) when you moving the camera.

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Post by ralph » Fri Feb 17, 2006 4:46 pm

what is the intention?

who are the people you try to reach "children or mental patients or adults with a fetish" then the background is good, if you aim for other people then the above is not so suited and I think a more realistic or fantasy background is better .

better one bird in the hand then no birds at all.
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Post by animasterix123 » Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:10 pm

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Post by Mikdog » Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:06 pm

I like it.
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Post by animasterix123 » Sat Feb 18, 2006 12:22 pm

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Post by Toxic Hawk » Sat Feb 18, 2006 2:52 pm

You have done very well on that, since you have only had it for 4 days. However, I do recommend that you read the tutorials that come with MOHO. To view the tutorials, just open up MOHO and click Help> Help at the top.
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Post by animasterix123 » Sun Feb 19, 2006 4:00 pm

i decided to sit down and spend bout half an hour eading a tutorial or two now check this one out http://media.putfile.com/my-3rd-backgroundits quite good this one :)
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Post by Wolfkind » Sun Feb 19, 2006 6:05 pm

These are good efforts at learnng the software. Keep learning the tools in the program and do all of the tutorials to learn how to maximize your drawings.

Below are some helpful suggestions from looking at the two drawings..

As Cribble pointed out, the yellow fence with the trees seems to be sometimes overlapping in the front of the trees. Either move those to a separate vector layer or change their depth level so that the fence objects appear behind your trees.

A) To change the depth of a shape in the same vector layer, touch the QKEY (Select Shape Mode), then click on the shape that needs to be brought in front of/in back of another shape.. the shape will then have a checkerboard effect filled in, indicating it's been selected. Now, from the Draw menu, you can use RAISE SHAPE, LOWER SHAPE, RAISE TO FRONT, or LOWER TO BACK.

B) Your fence object looks like it was made with 5 rectangles, but it looks like you could have made 1 giant rectangle that spance the width of the image. Doing this reduces the number of points used in your image and it makes it easier for you to move the fence in front of, or in back of something else.

For your 2nd image of the goal post...

Much better here (keep doing those tutorials). I can see you've started to play with the Gradient effect and mastered the art of copying, pasting, and deforming an existing object to make a new shape.

When you use the Gradient effect or the Shading effect, think about where the light is coming from in your cartoon world and set the angle of the effect up such that the darker part of the effect is facing the exact opposite of where the light is coming from.

With your clouds, it looks like you have radial gradient turned on. This gives us the impression that the light is coming from directly behind the clouds. If you turn off Radial Gradient and adjust the angle of the gradient so that the majority of the darker gradient color is at the bottom of the object, it will give you more of a feel as though the light is coming down from a sun.

Your images also look like they need a background color, otherwise it will always look like an overcast day. There are two ways to do this...

1) Go to File..Settings.. and change the background color
2) Create a new vector layer, make sure it is at the the bottom of the layer stack. In that layer, create a rectangle that is larger than the viewing area and fill it with a background color such as blue.

Lastly, read all of the various forums on here. You never know what new types of tips you might find.. sometimes in the oddest of places.

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Post by animasterix123 » Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:58 pm

thnx ille keep practicing :D
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Post by animasterix123 » Sun Feb 19, 2006 10:01 pm

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Post by animasterix123 » Wed Feb 22, 2006 6:41 pm

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Post by gavi dvan » Thu Feb 23, 2006 1:03 am

No it's not
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Post by mr. blaaa » Sat Feb 25, 2006 6:22 pm

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