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Vue Lighting Rig #9: Two Spotlights from the Front

Monday, November 26th, 2007

Tonight’s Theatrical lighting rigs is one of the most commonly used solutions to the question of how to light an actor. It has been in use for at least seventy-five years and was first described by Stanley McCandless in his 1932 book A Method of Lighting the Stage. Even the best funded production has a […]

Vue Lighting Rig #8: Spotlights at 45 degrees from the Front and Back

Monday, November 19th, 2007

Last weeks theatrical lighting rig for Vue placed two spot lights at 45 degrees on either side of the actor but this can create unsightly shadows especially down the middle of their face. This week the same rig is turned so that one light now points from the front and one from the back. We’ve […]

Vue Lighting Rig #7: Two Spots 45 Degrees From the Side

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Last week’s theatrical lighting rig for Vue, Two Spots Slightly to the Side, placed two lights at steep angles to either side of the actor. This week’s rig is very similar except the lights have moved out so they are now at roughly forty five degrees. As the light now comes from an increasingly lower […]

Vue Lighting Rig #6: Two Spots Slightly to the Side

Monday, November 5th, 2007

This week I’m continuing my series of basic lighting rigs for e-on software’s Vue inspired by theatrical lighting techniques. All the rigs so far have used a single light but this week’s is the first to use two. With two lights there is now light to both sides of the face. There are fewer areas […]

Vue Lighting Rig #5: Halloween Special

Monday, October 29th, 2007

This week I’m taking a break from working through the most common forms of theatrical lighting to bring you a Halloween special. This lighting rig is a popular lighting technique used in theatre and once popular in film and television although now more often seen in parody. A light source shines from below and close […]

Thursday Thirteen #32 – Getting Started in 3D Graphics

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

My Wordless Wednesday post yesterday led to an e-mail asking what to buy to give 3d computer graphics a go. I realised I was suggesting around 13 points in my reply so I thought I’d use it as my Thursday Thirteen tonight A reasonably up to date computer with at least the recommended specification for […]

Wordless Wednesday #27

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Made with Poser 7, Vue 6 and post processing in Photoshop Elements 1. jenn in holland2. SandyCarlson3. rhonda4. Tammi5. Country Dawn6. And Miles To Go…7. jams o donnell8. Nap Warden9. ellen b10. maryt/theteach 11. L.L. Barkat12. Hootin’ Anni13. Jos14. Comedy Plus15. suzy16. maiylah17. Friday’s Child18. Mark’s Regular Life19. Lori20. Sreisaat 21. MamaGirl22. Half Pint Pixie23. […]

Vue Lighting Rig #4: Single Spot In Front

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

This lighting rig is one I used a lot when I first did lighting for plays at school. We didn’t have many lights and we had even fewer channels for controlling them on our lighting desk. A single spot light is aimed so it is pointing down from the front at an angle of around […]

Vue Lighting Rig #3: Single Spot Slightly Behind

Monday, October 15th, 2007

This third of my lighting rigs for Vue following on from last Mondays Vue Lighting Rig #2. This week the point light has been moved behind so it shines on the figure including both the top of their head and the bottom of their feet. With a single light source behind an actor no light […]

Vue Lighting Rig #2: Single Spot Slightly to One Side

Monday, October 8th, 2007

This second of my lighting rigs for Vue and another really snappy title following on from last weeks Vue Lighting Rig #1: Single Spot Overhead. This week the point light has been moved slightly to one side and angled so it shines on the figure including both the top of their head and the bottom […]

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