Paul Fierlinger wrote:I have a very accurate model of the original yawl, built for me by professional model makers in Maine. It's almost 2 feet long yet so light I can hold the model at any precarious angle in my left hand as I draw. I can do everything a sailor would need to do to handle her sails while staying on any course. All the little blocks and hatches and even the wheel and rudder work using the same mechanics as the original boat was equipped with a hundred fifty years ago.
Paul Fierlinger wrote:Here is a test we've been conducting with Asaf's waterBrushes. Sandra and I are mostly after finding a way to paint water in such a way to make it work with the painting style of everything else in the frame.
http://www.video.paulfierlinger.com/2li ... iments.mp4
Paul Fierlinger wrote:Write him another note: The model cost $ 2,500.
I'm curious too !Peter Wassink wrote: This is interesting. Would you care to post a photo of the model? ...just curious...
she's a crafty colors alchemist ! give her my admiring "hello"Paul Fierlinger wrote:... Sandra had this good idea to first paint the sky plus a loose reflection of the sky in the portion of the frame where the waves will be painted in. ... She's still improving upon this idea with more experiments.
I agree with a couple of the scenes -- we are still working on it; everything here is an experiment. So thanks, Peter; good to know that people will notice this.To comment on the painted water; i love Sandra's colours here, although maybe i would prefer it if the colours of the waves would be strictly confined by the animationlines, because now the painted waves and the drawn wavelines move separately from each other, i'm afraid it weakens the animation of the waves which i think you did particularly wel.
Technically it could be easily achieved by masking each wave face on a separate layer and then paint the water surface structure using these masks.
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