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January 16th, 2006 #1
quick face demo
kind people of CA,
i made this demo for a friend here in the CA forums, who wanted to see how i draw and paint in PS.
my problem now is, how do i show it here?
the file was made with CAMTASIA screen recorder,
and it`s 40 something minutes long.
it`s in .SWF format.
it`s 230 MB in size.
any suggestions/solution/advise would be highly appreciated.
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January 16th, 2006 #3
Post it when you get it hosted. I would love to see it. The lighting is Awesome! And perfectly done.
I don't spellcheck...
January 16th, 2006 #4
Love the sculptural quality of his face. Very appealing features.
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January 17th, 2006 #6
lovin the whole thing, chuck!
it's not if you can't do it, but it's if you want to
January 17th, 2006 #7
January 17th, 2006 #8
nice face. yours is nice too, mate.. i see youve been in the wars yet again
edit: youll need to compress it, obviously. sacrifice on the quality, its more for the way in which you paint, not the quality of the images. try and shrink it, and be sure to speed it up so we dont have to sit thru however long it took you real time (some of us are lazy)
Last edited by stoph; January 17th, 2006 at 08:40 AM.
January 17th, 2006 #9
if I remember correctly, there aren't many compression options for swfs in Camtasia. Try bringing it into Flash and re-publishing it. Breaking it into installments should help.
January 17th, 2006 #10
stoph - thanks. my face in the avatar is actually because of a little fight i had with a guy, and a friend just took a picture. stupid, i know.
glikster - i tried that, but Flash just freezed and killed the computer.
ho well....i guess i`ll just pass on the whole "showing you people how i work" thing...
January 17th, 2006 #11
that sucks.... I would have loved to see it.
I found this on the tech forums at Camtasia:
"You should instead choose to produce as FLV, use the Macromedia Flash Mx 2004 video import tool, or produce as WMV from Camtasia Studio."
"Camtasia SWF compression is highly optimized for compressing videos of “office” type content such as desktop applications that contain large areas of the same color. Making training videos of applications such as Microsoft Word is one example.
While 100% perfectly lossless, Camtasia SWF compression does not compress real world video well at all, such as video from a video camera, real world photography, dithered or gradient surfaces. When using Camtasia SWF, if your video must contain these elements, you may wish to experiment with other video file formats such as WMV for the final output.
Additionally, as defined by Macromedia, SWF files are limited to 16,000 frames. If your video exceeds this, lowering the frame rate, making smaller videos or breaking the movie into smaller parts is the workaround."
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January 17th, 2006 #13
born to serve.
Seriously, anything to get to see this. I'm always looking to learn more.
January 17th, 2006 #14Originally Posted by glikster
a strong host that`ll be able to upload 50-60 MB.
(and that`s only 45 minutes...damn..)
January 17th, 2006 #15
cool pic! I dig the rake texture... subtle but cool
January 18th, 2006 #16Registered User
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I'd be happy to host that file for you, if you can get it to ~70 megs. My bandwidth limit is 10GB per day, so I think it'd be ok. Shoot me a PM if ya want.
Last edited by gaijin; January 18th, 2006 at 02:23 AM.
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January 18th, 2006 #20
yea yousend it is nice,
i would like to c this tut as well once u get it up
the pic looks really good btw
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this may not be much help at this stage of the game.
but i am always amazed how small event files in open canvas are.
i wish someone would add that kind of stroke capturing feature to
a less limiting painting app.
speaking of open canvas. http://www.warpaint.se/
is something i think everybody on this site should be playing with regularly.
January 18th, 2006 #22