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mjroddy
11-28-2004, 02:01 AM
I'm doing a "corporate-like" how-to video and I'm looking to populate a room with "cardboard cutouts" of people. I'm having a dickens of a time (seasonal pun intended) finding a good source. I've found a few on TurboSquid and 3D Cafe, but my quest continues. Truely what I'm looking for is people at a party scene. The closest I've come up with is at
http://www.turbosquid.com/FullPreview/Index.cfm/ID/226910/Action/FullPreview
Can anyone give me some keywords to do a search with?
I've tried "clip art people" "royalty free people" and two or three dozen other varriables. So far I'm just not finding as many hits as I would have predicted.
I know these are used regularly on architectural renderings, so I SHOULD be able to find lots of options - - - right??

Silkrooster
11-28-2004, 02:10 AM
If your having a hard time, perhaps you can get some of your friends and family together and take of digital snap shots of them in different poses and clothing. Have them hide their facial features so you can use them for more than one character. For example have them tip a hat over their face, place a feather fan or party mask over their face, take a picture of their side or backside, perhaps bending over a punch bowl.
To make your work easier, put up a solid color background like they use for video and you should beable to create alpha masks faster.
Anyways, just a few ideas, good luck
Silk

neilp
11-28-2004, 04:18 AM
hey man get yourself out more! life doesn't stop at lightwave.......have a night on the town with your digi cam, people love being snapped whatever they're doin. Play the card right dood and you may even pull. Good luck and happy snappin!

mjroddy
11-28-2004, 03:03 PM
Photographs are easy enough. But my mission is to populate an empty room with people. If I shoot real people in real situations, I'd have to cut them out manually. I was hoping to lighten my already heavy workload by getting people shots ready and "out of the can."

Thanks for the thoughts, though. Every idea helps.

KillMe
11-28-2004, 04:53 PM
its nto free - infact its can be quite pricy but if your profit margin is big enough or you will likely be using it for multiple jobs then you might consider

Archvision RPC
http://www.archvision.com/lightwave/

cant vouch for it though as i dont have it just saw it on flay thats all

mjroddy
11-30-2004, 12:47 AM
Thanks guys! This helps a lot. Hopefully, with some keywords from these sites I'll be able to find some more sources.
Thanks again.

Avebeno
11-30-2004, 11:09 AM
Here are some people I've seen a sharbor.com

http://www.sharbor.com/products/DOSN0800050.html

http://www.doschdesign.de/products/vizimages/People_Business.html

Good Luck!

mjroddy
11-30-2004, 08:30 PM
Thanks very much for the links. I found this series from Doscb Designs. I thought I had posted the link above, but I may have fouled that up.
I sincerely appreciate the thought and effort, though.
Thanks again.