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Brickshelf Find: Car Fire

Postby SavaTheAggie » Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:00 pm


I just had to point out this little snippit of well done tricks of light and shadow. Using what looks like a flashlight and a wad of cotton, Brickshelf user NBFD841 has created a very convincing car fire vignette. Just goes to prove that sometimes the cheapest materials can have the biggest impact.


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Postby Asterios » Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:46 pm

hmm flashlight,drapes,cotton,tissue,shoelace,some nice usage of everyday objects.

also noticed he has other fire scenes too in his folder.
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Postby wunztwice » Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:33 pm

That's nice! :D
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Postby ottoatm » Thu Nov 01, 2007 3:55 am

Wow - that is downright inspiring - I hadn't realized how effective light and a few props could be in creating a believable picture - this could easily apply to magic, demons, or well... just a fire in the castle!

Great find - When I was looking at the small thumbnails, I actually thought the first few were real pics, and he was recreating them in the later pics.
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Postby rogue27 » Sun Nov 04, 2007 1:15 pm

Oh, that's nothing! My cousin did something similar with charcoal starter and a match, and it was a lot more realistic!

Seriously though, that is really cool. I'm not as impressed by the fire, but the cottonball is awesome. Great thinking on the builder's part.
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