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Old 04-05-2009, 05:32 PM   #16
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"They're big, they're green, and they're hungry for pachyderms"

or

"It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a great big anteater alien thing that seems to be destroying the world's population of elephants!"

or

"This summer, ET just got a little bigger..."

Ok, those were all really bad. But I like your poster, especially the font and composition.
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Old 04-05-2009, 05:59 PM   #17
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cheers
I couldnt come up with anything that even sounds B movish but they all do so if I dont use them they should at least help get me in the right mind set
heres another glow thing
added a few new light set ups on top + messed with glow settings a bit
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFw3BddtIaA

http://theattackofthegiantphanteaters.110mb.com/
small update to main pic
do you think I should use the poster or this as my final picture

:attn: YAY! someone else knows what a pachyderm is

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Old 04-05-2009, 07:57 PM   #18
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"Elephants will be exterminated, Mammoths will be massacred. All pachyderms will perish at the hands of THE GIANT PHANTEATERS"?
Anyone think of another word for kill/exterminate that begins with p? I checked a thesaurus but found nothing

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Old 04-05-2009, 08:22 PM   #19
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purged...pacified (doesn't really work), paralyzed, persecuted, put away, partaken of, pigged out on, polished off, punctured, pierced, done a post-mortem, posthumously recognized...

I think perish works the best though...
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Old 04-05-2009, 08:34 PM   #20
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ouuu your good at this
heres updated posters
which is better? do you think I should keep the aged effect?

think I should go ahead and add the tagline?
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oops, sorry, i didnt realise that was so big, I would have thought that a 186kb file would be so large
aged one
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Maybe something in between the two?
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well i'm a big fan of b movies and b movie posters. I have hundreds of them! so i like the concept.

If you are going to do a filter in PS it should be a painting kinda one. most of these old posters are really well painted in a style that is hard to recreate.
if you are going for a title shot in a fake movie just desaturate it, as it would probably be b/w. you could think about trying to create a technicolor effect in photoshop. i'm sure you could find a tutorial for it.

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Im still not sure if I should bother with a filter, i like it bright and colourfull, im just worried its not very B movieish
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i think if you want it colourful then it wont look very b movie-ish, most are quite muted tones.

fine some reference... this is the poster for what is probably the most famous b-movie.
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ill give it another go when im done with the poster
added tagline to poster but it looks really cluttered and a bit cut and paste so ill have to sort that
Ill probbaly make the poster taller because it will give me more space for the tagline and its a bit wider than a normal poster at the moment anyway
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is it me or is it hard to read the tag lines?

bright colours on bright colours for the mammoth part especially

but also probably because of the depth...
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the glow is far far far too much!

i agree, can't read it.
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Yeah I agree
Ill probably simplify it and just put 'all pachyderms will perish!'

I hate glow, It varies with the distance from the camera so the foreground ship has way to much but the background ships have hardly any. is there anyway to fix this?
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Not ready to post a new poster but heres a new render (well part of it)
i think ive nailed the glow
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