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House on Fire VFX by AliAlbdri House on Fire VFX by AliAlbdri
I did this for practicing compositing and mattepainting.
The houses is a simple 3d model and texture.
I used some other pic with the original video.
The fire is video too.
Pic from : ,
Fire from : [link]
Original Video from : [link]
you can see a preview from the original video here

You can watch The Final video here

I appreciate suggestions and advices to make it more realistic

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DreamsD Sep 16, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi! Your work has been featured in my latest news article here;
Greetings, Rona.:rose:
Thanks a lot
I appreciate it :)
DreamsD Sep 18, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My pleasure :-)
dotcommer Jul 31, 2010  Professional Filmographer
Atmospheric perspective and black levels are key to a good matte painting and composite. You need to look at your scene and judge what the darkest pixel is in the scene, and note where it is, then match the black levels to that on your 3D model. In this case, I would lighten the gamma on your 3D model more. Its in a kind of mid ground in relation to the scene, so the atmospheric perspective would have an effect on it, lightening the overall black levels of your house.

Make sure you're not double premultiplying your fire element. I see black edges around it which usually means the process by which you brought in your fire element is using an alpha and taking some of the black background with it. Take a look at this link for a better explanation of alpha channels, premults, and compositing sfx elements like fire, smoke, etc. [link]

hope these help!
Thanks a lot for the comment :)
can you explain more about Atmospheric perspective and black levels? or guide me to link talk about it, I want to understand it more.
actually the black thing around the fire it suppose to be smoke "i used particles in AE" but if you did not see it as smoke that mean I failed to make it smoke :)
thanks a lot for the link it will help a lot.
Thanks again :)
dotcommer Aug 2, 2010  Professional Filmographer
In short, atmospheric perspective is the effect you seen when you look out into the distance and notice, things closer to you, are more vibrant in color. The further things are away from you, the hazier and washed out they look. This is the atmosphere effecting our vision at a distance. Its important to mimic these optical effects when working with matte paintings and other composites.

Glad the link helped!
Thanks a lot again :)
moudjahad Jul 30, 2010   Filmographer
good works .
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