My first background :/ How do you make your backgrounds?

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My first background :/ How do you make your backgrounds?

#1 Post by AriaRules! » Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:15 pm

A little while ago I used sketchUP and Photoshop to make a background [since I could not find a BG maker for my game, and it was a paid job.=[ It was supposed to be the outside of an art studio on a sunny day but it didn't turn out well. I was wondering how everybody else does their backgrounds, like do you use a 3D program, Sketch it out on a tablet etc... What type of programs do you use?
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#2 Post by YonYonYon » Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:06 pm

SketchUp + Photoshop

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I don't know how to render in Sketch, so I just use it for perspective & lines. Colours in Photoshop

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Also need to draw some details like cups or dishes

wall textures - http://killxthexscenexstock.deviantart. ... e-70982719
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#3 Post by Chorvaqueen » Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:32 pm

camera always at hand then trace over basic form then modify it heavily.
If wanted image isn't available, i go to PD images/freeware images/stock

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#4 Post by TsukiShima » Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:47 pm

There's a question though, I tried to download Sketchup but, I guess my PC has problem with the language package, or something..

Either way, I think what Yon said is right, unless you have more skills to make BG from scratch..

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#5 Post by mugenjohncel » Sat Oct 15, 2011 9:43 am

Me?... I use Sketchup, Twilight Renderer (lately V-Ray) and Photoshop...

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Here is a tutorial I made back then (a bit old though... I'll update it soon)
http://studiomugenjohncel.wordpress.com ... ects-fast/

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Edit: Although I mentioned Twilight Render it is not for everyone since it is very expensive... you can replace it with any Renderer as long as it has Clay Render Option... kerkythea is a highly recommended replacement (Since it's FREE!)
http://www.kerkythea.net/joomla/
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#6 Post by Chorvaqueen » Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:20 am

Jaquiline and Mokoh's Manpower services...

I see what you did there.

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#7 Post by mugenjohncel » Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:38 am

Chorvaqueen wrote: Jaquiline and Mokoh's Manpower services...

I see what you did there.
Now about that...
Buti na lang di ko nilagay yung "Pakaplog" atsaka yung "KEY NONE THOUGHT SEE IN DIE, WHO BOUGHT, WHO BAD"... Lololol!!!

User name mo palang alam ko na... Pinoy ka din ano?...
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#8 Post by JustAnotherMe » Sat Oct 15, 2011 2:34 pm

Hiya mugen!! I see yours r good, but it's style is in 3d is it? Can u do some layout for me? I'll b the one coloring it, so it'll b in d 2d style. I'm not that good with software, but I can do a little drawing and coloring though.
Just if u have any spare timee... :D

I only use photoshop and MOSTLY from scratch until done, I use ONLY brush... need to learn other function...
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Re: My first background :/ How do you make your backgrounds?

#9 Post by Lumen_Astrum » Sat Oct 15, 2011 9:06 pm

mugenjohncel wrote:
Chorvaqueen wrote: Jaquiline and Mokoh's Manpower services...

I see what you did there.
Now about that...
Buti na lang di ko nilagay yung "Pakaplog" atsaka yung "KEY NONE THOUGHT SEE IN DIE, WHO BOUGHT, WHO BAD"... Lololol!!!

User name mo palang alam ko na... Pinoy ka din ano?...
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Ahahahahahaha! Andaming ganyan talaga sa BGs na ginagawa ni Mugen.... naaalala ko tuloy may nakasulat na "BURAOT" dun sa bintana sa convenience store sa The Fucking Question. (Pati na rin yung PaQ! Kala mo di ko alam yun no? 8D)
My first thought on seeing Chorvaqueen is that she's a Filipino. Chorva... hahaha. XD

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#10 Post by Chorvaqueen » Sun Oct 16, 2011 3:26 am

hurr durr

my name is a give away


@topic

is there anything wrong with tracing real photograph then heavily modifying it?

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#11 Post by LateWhiteRabbit » Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:24 am

Chorvaqueen wrote: is there anything wrong with tracing real photograph then heavily modifying it?
Not as long as you have the rights to use the photograph. Either make sure the photograph is public domain, ask permission, use stock image sites, or take it yourself.

Though unless you are using it for commercial purposes most people won't care.

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