THIS IS A TEST...just trying out some new software and another way of showing artwork online. Instead of still images that everyone wishes they could "really" zoom into what about video zooming into still images.
You see I got my advanced copies of the book last week and thought some of it printed a tad bit dark. But then again I told Wendy I wanted a dark look. Live and learn. Anyways, I wanted to show off some of the inks that Trev did that might not be too apparent with the published book and since I'm not actually allowed to publish hi-rez images of the pages on the net I thought hey what about videos of the images that zoom into/pan into the pages? No one can print video stills onto t-shirts, right? Well, and make it look good, at least.
So here are some of the panels from the first issue up close and personal. I got a new computer just to do stuff like this my blog and videos and stuff. It came with a program called Muvee. Where you can load in video clips (or in this case images) tell the camera where to look at each image and add a music file then presto the program arranges all the images into a sequence that is timed to the beats of the music you've provided and spits out a video. So in others words I take five minutes to load images and a song and the program churns out a video that looks like I took hours to plan and put together...a perfect quick way for a busy penciler to advertise comicbook artpages he's taken hours, days, years to bring to life...I think.
The book comes out today, I think, so I will post my thoughts on and insights and trivia on the actual printed first issue next time...