fighting myself concept 1 - davdalx - 2010 (c) all rights reservedI found a few problems while making this:
1. Masking this one was relatively easy, so it's not that bad, though the shadows cast on the wardrobe makes things difficult for nothing. Feathering really helped so this shouldn't be a problem.
2. Timing is crucial. You can see in the last bit that I react to the stab a bit late, about a split-second but you can see it. I'm thinking of recording the steps as a sound-clip on my phone and play them back as I move around to keep me in sync, like I did for my "talking-to-myself" video for my friend.
I learned something new here: Phone videos aren't so bad. In fact, I think I'll be working with them for concepts. "Why the hell would you do that?" you ask... well, because of it's low frame-size of 352 x 288 px, rendering is super-quick, 14fps (which is half the usual) means it's quicker to finish the project and less frames to edit in a specific time. Though the quality is hard to work with, motion tracking is out of the question.
Oh and awesome point, I just realized that since I only have 2 sawed-off golf sticks, I can have one of the characters using both!!
So far so good!