I love my watch. =)

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Comment by GG
2009-11-08 12:39:22

Bastard, you got a tokioflash before me Q_Q

Btw That’s the one I’m gonna get. Also nice after editing effect ^^

 
Comment by kernel_Panik
2009-11-08 13:29:13

Every mad scientist should have one! That’s a pretty neat video effect blending the real and the imaginary.

 
Comment by BellaMuerte
2009-11-08 14:32:38

That is one kick ass watch.

 
Comment by Zelly
2009-11-08 17:43:02

Rogue style <3

 
Comment by TheOmniarch
2009-11-08 20:03:09

Another fellow Rogue owner. Have had one for 1.5yrs now and it’s still a great watch, and conversation piece. Deceptively easy to read, but draws nothing but blank stares or jealousy at first.

-A

 
Comment by zard494
2009-11-09 01:10:56

your after effects work is getting better.. good job hawk.

i have a feeling your going to be pulling an inside look of captain powers face mask soon…

 
Comment by Haggis
2009-11-09 01:17:31

Neat.

I don’t wear watches I have bad luck with them. They end up breaking on me within a month.

One, a quartz which had the day of the week where the three goes somehow got switched from English to Spanish and I never figured out how to fix it.

Yes I somehow switched the language on a analog watch.

 
Comment by Imaria
2009-11-09 01:31:55

First, I wanted it.

Then, I REALLY wanted it.

 
Comment by Keegan
2009-11-09 02:17:56

OOOOHHHH pretty! I recently aquired a tokyoflash watch and I loves it. Got the Tenmetsu… sooooo sexy.

 
Comment by Me
2009-11-09 05:46:22

FAAAKE! No one’s watch is that clean!

 
Comment by Stot3
2009-11-09 06:51:02

BIG O! IT’S SHOWWWWWTTIIIMMEEEE

Comment by AnonCollie
2009-11-11 13:43:45

Glad to know I wasn’t the only one who thought that.

 
 
Comment by RedNBlood
2009-11-09 07:32:23

T3T” i want one…

 
Comment by Devin
2009-11-09 09:54:08

Okay, that is a pretty nice watch, hey, maybe that can be something Hawk messes around with in the next comic.

 
Comment by Cliff
2009-11-09 10:12:57

Just bought one. Love it.

 
Comment by iProton
2009-11-09 10:13:04

So I finally get around selling my iMac and having enough savings for a Mac Pro and suddenly I see another cool gadget. Oh, the irony :P

 
Comment by Ozan
2009-11-09 10:21:26

sorry Hawk but nothing beats good old Swish watches.

 
Comment by JJ
2009-11-09 11:11:26

so, is that a U watch from Martin Mystery? lol. Those were some way schway effects though. Nice work

 
Comment by no effect
2009-11-09 11:47:35

ooo shiny

 
Comment by Patrick
2009-11-09 13:35:06

For a split second, I fell for it. Very nice.
This is not related to the video, but what program do you use to ink you artwork. It seems evident to me from the comics that you’re not simply using any type of pen.

Comment by Hawk
2009-11-09 14:35:02

i use photoshop to create the comics.

 
 
Comment by johnQ
2009-11-09 14:31:32

Nice holowatch Hawk but your kinda missing…the clock.

Comment by Hawk
2009-11-09 14:34:42

that is the clock. inner circle is the hours, outer circle is the minutes.

 
 
Comment by Kidatheart
2009-11-09 15:10:48

No, no, no RedNBlood. The phrase you’re looking for is “Its hero time!” For that is clearly the omnitrix.

 
Comment by John
2009-11-09 23:11:26

OMG was that a special effect? If not Im buying one!!!

 
Comment by Luis
2009-11-10 01:02:05

nice man, though you should try motion tracking to get the animation to match the motion of the watch.

this place is a great resource for learning more after effects:
http://www.videocopilot.net

also to get an idea of the power of motion tracking, check out this tutorial from them:
http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorials/stabilize_shaky_footage/

hope this helps your endeavors into after effects. doing good so far!

OH and for some ironman fun…
http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorials/futuristic_hud/

 
Comment by Astalapasta
2009-11-10 09:07:27

And we love you Hawk. And we love you. (MOTIONS FOR SOMEONE GET THE SEDATIVE INJECTION NEEDLE)

 
Comment by William Righetti
2009-11-10 12:11:53

Fantastic device. But can it deploy energy shielding? Or emit concussive blasts? Those are the questions that matter.

 
Comment by Pockets
2009-11-10 23:59:29

Forget the shielding or emitting blasts… I want it to make TOAST!

 
Comment by Wagh
2009-11-11 10:22:18

OK so it IS an after effect. But I think you could make a watch project a…it’s not really a holograph, but it looks like one. You could get it to do that with enough tiny LEDs and software. The watch would probably have to be bigger. And it’d only be visible from the correct angle. And the image would probably have to be smaller than the watch.

Like those mirrored bowls that people put stuff into and it makes a ‘hologram’. Y’all may have seen ‘em in novelty shops and stuff. People have a penchant for puttin’ little pigs in ‘em.

Comment by T045T
2009-11-12 07:22:31

Or sometimes if they’re really evil, they’ll build it into a table and put a piece of candy into it *mwahaha* :D

I thought about the possibility of making it real too… Maybe the technology behind Bokode could be used to accomplish it without the mirrors… it’s an image that appears when you focus the camera on a point before or behind it.
Or maybe tiny autostereoscopic LCDs will be made one day that allow this… or special Autostereoscopic LEDs just for the watch… I have no idea how it would work, but it seems sorta feasible…

 
 
Comment by Die Fledermaus
2009-11-11 16:02:26

Hawk,
Nice CG one minor detail when you add the effect make sure it is stable to watch instead of with the camera movement. You lose the effect when it moves with the camera. BTW what is the watch?

 
Comment by T045T
2009-11-12 07:14:17

I wish it could really do that :D but it’s already cool enough as is ^^

 
Comment by xTivo
2009-11-12 14:08:03

I want one

 
Comment by Jaci
2009-11-13 02:57:16

Uber geek!

 
Comment by Jessica
2009-11-13 23:04:16

HOLLY CRAP IF THAT WERE REAL I WOULD GET IT!!XDDD

 
Comment by Raven
2009-11-14 03:27:53

Ooo… I was thinking of getting a skeleton pocket watch, but after looking at the Tokyoflash site, I’m considering the Star Trekish/LCARS looking Galaxy or the Rogue…

How long did it take you to master the ability to read the time off it?

 
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