Minty Christmas!

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Minty Christmas!

Post by sputty01 » Sun Dec 07, 2008 5:51 pm

Something i made to make my desktop a little more festive :) The original source image is available here, ill get the psd uploaded when i get chance. Sky rendered in c4d, compositing in photoshop. Merry Christmas!

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by Jernau » Sun Dec 07, 2008 6:19 pm

The preview looks great sputty01, but I seem to be getting a 404 on the image links.

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by sputty01 » Sun Dec 07, 2008 6:25 pm

My bad, uploaded them to the wrong location, should be fixed now :oops: thanks for pointing it out!

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by changturkey » Sun Dec 07, 2008 6:31 pm

sputty01 wrote:Something i made to make my desktop a little more festive :) The original source image is available here, ill get the psd uploaded when i get chance. Sky rendered in c4d, compositing in photoshop. Merry Christmas!

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Its nice, but I think the lens flare, though it is toned down, is still too strong.

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by Jernau » Sun Dec 07, 2008 6:35 pm

Very nice work sputty01. Though it makes me feel cold just looking at it! ;)

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by sarahmarienc » Sun Dec 07, 2008 6:35 pm

wow, I like it but yah I agree with the previous poster on the flare, for my eyes it's a bit bright.
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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by changturkey » Sun Dec 07, 2008 6:36 pm

sarahmarienc wrote:wow, I like it but yah I agree with the previous poster on the flare, for my eyes it's a bit bright.
Actually, I just realized what it is, it's the Sun!

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by akaNed » Sun Dec 07, 2008 9:53 pm

Nice :D
Reminds me of my younger days cross country skiing up in Wisconsin...in the bitter freakin' cold :wink:

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by kanishka » Mon Dec 08, 2008 4:56 am

Very nice, it's evoking a road to the horizon/future => Linux Mint :wink:

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by dberg918 » Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:05 pm

This looks fantastic!

I'm quite envious of your abilities in Photoshop and your access to Cinema 4D. I checked it out after Jernau made the Mint balls scene with it. Looks like a sweet program, just not willing to deal with the price tag...is there any kind of open source alternative for it? Blender maybe?

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by merlwiz79 » Tue Dec 09, 2008 2:03 am

Nice wallpaper.
One thing I like about Xfce is you can adjust the brightness. :)
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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by sputty01 » Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:08 pm

Thanks for all the feedback! I made a few alterations to the original and toned the sun down a bit :P
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dberg918 wrote:This looks fantastic!

I'm quite envious of your abilities in Photoshop and your access to Cinema 4D. I checked it out after Jernau made the Mint balls scene with it. Looks like a sweet program, just not willing to deal with the price tag...is there any kind of open source alternative for it? Blender maybe?
Thanks :) Yep Blender is a very capable program and i would use it more often if i could! Im not quite ready for the complexity of it yet though. Cinema4D just has a very easy learning curve so its a good program to start off with :) (and it runs flawlessly in wine) even if you just play around with the free trial its a really easy way to get into 3d modelling if your looking to learn the basics.

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by sarahmarienc » Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:42 am

sputty01 wrote:Thanks for all the feedback! I made a few alterations to the original and toned the sun down a bit :P
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If your interested: 2560x1600 1600x1200 & PSD source.
dberg918 wrote:This looks fantastic!

I'm quite envious of your abilities in Photoshop and your access to Cinema 4D. I checked it out after Jernau made the Mint balls scene with it. Looks like a sweet program, just not willing to deal with the price tag...is there any kind of open source alternative for it? Blender maybe?
Thanks :) Yep Blender is a very capable program and i would use it more often if i could! Im not quite ready for the complexity of it yet though. Cinema4D just has a very easy learning curve so its a good program to start off with :) (and it runs flawlessly in wine) even if you just play around with the free trial its a really easy way to get into 3d modelling if your looking to learn the basics.

AHH Thats soothing for the soul! Beautiful too.
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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by Jernau » Wed Dec 10, 2008 7:23 am

The revised version is even more wonderful than the original. Great work sputty01! :D

My only suggestion would be to randomize the mid-distance snow flakes a little more, as right now the brush pattern (or however you did it) repeats a little too noticeably.

I have a feeling this wallpaper will do very well in the WOTM; not only is it a fantastic wallpaper, but it's also perfect for this season of the Winter Solstice! :)

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by sputty01 » Wed Dec 10, 2008 8:25 am

Jernau wrote:The revised version is even more wonderful than the original. Great work sputty01! :D

My only suggestion would be to randomize the mid-distance snow flakes a little more, as right now the brush pattern (or however you did it) repeats a little too noticeably.

I have a feeling this wallpaper will do very well in the WOTM; not only is it a fantastic wallpaper, but it's also perfect for this season of the Winter Solstice! :)
Woops my bad! fixed now :)

Thanks!

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by Jernau » Wed Dec 10, 2008 10:45 am

sputty01 wrote:Woops my bad! fixed now :)
Perfect.

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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by Zwopper » Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:49 pm

Well maybe it's just me, but I think that it would look really nice with the mint leaf in it's original colors on this one... :oops:
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Re: Minty Christmas!

Post by sarahmarienc » Thu Dec 11, 2008 2:32 pm

Zwopper wrote:Well maybe it's just me, but I think that it would look really nice with the mint leaf in it's original colors on this one... :oops:
I think the original colored one would stand out better but maybe he didnt want to detract from the beauty of the image?
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