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Re: MCU

Postby wysmommy » Jan Fri 18, 2019 8:35 am

For the stills - the pictures with the dark backgrounds are still a little dark.  Other than that, update looks nice.  :D
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Re: MCU

Postby nichart » Jan Fri 18, 2019 9:25 am

Thanks everybody. So, question about the "stills", and I'm at work at the moment, so can't show an example, but do you guys and gals think on the headshots strip it would work better to cut out the people and have them all on one prefabbed background within the windows?

Hopefully that made sense...
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Re: MCU

Postby ctaulbee » Jan Fri 18, 2019 10:44 am

wysmommy wrote:For the stills - the pictures with the dark backgrounds are still a little dark.  Other than that, update looks nice.  :D


Agreed I think a lot lighter overall, also and this is a just a point of preference for me.

I think the Phase one text should run top to bottom, we read left to right top to bottom, feels backwards to have it going up, kind of like when spine titles are upside down on European releases lol.

Moved the exposure on the heads just for and example adjusting them separate would yield better results.


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Re: MCU

Postby nichart » Jan Fri 18, 2019 10:23 pm

Like this? Did I go too far? Oh, and rotated the Phase 01 on the front per Ct's request.

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Re: MCU

Postby wysmommy » Jan Fri 18, 2019 11:46 pm

nichart wrote:do you guys and gals think on the headshots strip it would work better to cut out the people and have them all on one prefabbed background within the windows?


If you mean cut out all the people from their original (assorted) backgrounds, and place them all onto the same background - it would be more work, but I think it would definitely look good.  :)
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Re: MCU

Postby ctaulbee » Jan Sat 19, 2019 12:57 am

That's much better there, I agree with wys as well :)

One thing to consider though is if this is to be a repeated template, that would add substantial work to each cover, it's not bad in one off deals but having to cut-out several heads for each one would be a lot of additional time per cover.

Wys can tell you about that, she does a lot of those lol.
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Re: MCU

Postby chouette » Jan Sat 19, 2019 2:19 am

ctaulbee wrote:Wys can tell you about that, she does a lot of those lol.  :D


And the question here is, do you have her patience? lol - Anyway, great updates!  :-$  <3
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Re: MCU

Postby ctaulbee » Jan Sat 19, 2019 4:41 am

chouette wrote:
ctaulbee wrote:Wys can tell you about that, she does a lot of those lol.  :D


And the question here is, do you have her patience? lol


Not even close  :D
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Re: MCU

Postby wysmommy » Jan Sat 19, 2019 3:34 pm

ctaulbee wrote:Wys can tell you about that, she does a lot of those lol.  :D


Man, that is the truth!! lol.

Ct is right. If you are going to do a collection, it is a lot of extra work removing all of the backgrounds each time you do a new cover. That is why it takes me so long to do my comic book collection. There are times I actually regret that I chose to remove the backgrounds on the stills. Very time consuming.  :-l
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Re: MCU

Postby nichart » Jan Sat 19, 2019 4:09 pm

wysmommy wrote:There are times I actually regret that I chose to remove the backgrounds on the stills. Very time consuming.  :-l


So essentially you're saying "DON'T DO IT!!!" lol
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Re: MCU

Postby wysmommy » Jan Sat 19, 2019 4:54 pm

Not exactly. lol  :D

I just wanted you to be aware that if you decide to go that route, it will be much more time consuming. It is up to you whether to remove the backgrounds, or not. Either way, your cover will look good!  :)
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Re: MCU

Postby nichart » Jan Sat 19, 2019 7:16 pm

Well, I think this first one may be done... what do you guys think? Any last minute changes?

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Re: MCU

Postby chouette » Jan Sat 19, 2019 7:51 pm

It might just be me, but I don't particularly like 2 strips of images like you have in the back. But since I am no expert and if that's what you like, then I guess you're done.

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Re: MCU

Postby nichart » Jan Sat 19, 2019 9:09 pm

I'm kinda digging it personally. Started the second one... (actually have starts on the first 5 at the moment, along with 11 and 21 lol.)

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Re: MCU

Postby chouette » Jan Sat 19, 2019 9:35 pm

Well, if you're digging it, then you win! lol - Nice start on this next one!  :D
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Re: MCU

Postby wysmommy » Jan Sun 20, 2019 10:34 am

Great start.  :D
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Re: MCU

Postby nichart » Feb Sun 03, 2019 8:22 pm

So first bit of free time I've had in two weeks... How's that?

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Re: MCU

Postby bankska22 » Feb Tue 05, 2019 9:12 am

Like it!
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Re: MCU

Postby nichart » Feb Sun 17, 2019 10:05 pm

We can close this thread if you want. I'm going to move these over to the showcase. Really only wanted help setting up the template.
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Re: MCU

Postby Jazzy » Feb Sun 17, 2019 10:15 pm

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