Conducted in DAZ Studio 4.5, by Professional 3D Artist, 3D Coach and Bestselling DAZ 3D vendor, Val Cameron a.k.a. Waldemar B. from Dreamlight.
INTRODUCING: FILM NOIR 3D STYLE
A total of over 11 Hours of High Quality 1280 x 720 HD video in downloadable WMV + MP4 formats
Generic techniques can be applied to any 3D and 2D software (such as Photoshop or The Gimp)
MODULE 1: FILM NOIR DEMYSTIFIED (Approx 1 Hour)
This module explains what Film Noir is, what to look for when designing your 3D scenes, how to place the camera, how to do basic scene creation and character positions. More advanced scene creation is shown as the training unfolds in the 2nd, 3rd and bonus module, since it’s affected by lighting and effects.
01.01 – What Is Film Noir?
01.02 – Where To Find The Right Content
01.03 – Things To Include And Exclude When Designing Your 3D Scenes
01.04 – How To Get The Right Make Up Applied To Your Femme Fatales
01.05 – How To Add Instant Rain And Fog Effects
01.06 – 3D Scene Concepts
MODULE 2: LIGHTING FILM NOIR (Over 3 Hours)
This module breaks down all Film Noir lighting concepts, which are then further explained in the upcoming modules, as all the pieces start co-working together. Note that module 2 does not dive too deep into complete images, mostly specific lighting concepts / techniques. All parts will come together in the last module. This is to ensure that the training is easy to grasp, before we start blending everything.
02.01 – Lighting Concepts
02.02 – Basic Lighting
02.03 – Cool Backlighting On Walls
02.04 – Advanced Lighting And Shadow Effects
02.05 – Lighting An Office Scene
02.06 – Night Time Office Lamp / Street Lamp Lighting And Neon Signs
02.07 – Outdoor Day Time Lighting
MODULE 3: FILM NOIR POSTWORK AND FX (Over 2 Hours)
This module covers postwork effects done in Photoshop (or The Gimp) as well as additional fog, rain and smoke effects created inside your 3D software as well as inside Photoshop.
03.01 – Intro To FX
03.02 – Basic Film Noir Postwork
03.03 – Photoshop FX: Fog, Smoke, Rain. Rain Drops And Light Beams
03.04 – Semi 3D FX: Fog, Smoke, Rain. Rain Drops And Light Beams
BONUS MODULE: MAKING A FILM NOIR 3D IMAGE FROM SCRATCH (Over 5 Hours)
Bonus – Posing Part 1
Bonus – Posing Part 2
Bonus – Lighting Part 1
Bonus – Lighting Part 2
Bonus – Effects Part 1
Bonus – Effects Part 2