The Crystal Pix Diner – Part 1 of 4

It began something like this… When we initially posted the most recent version of the Crystal Pix website we knew we wanted to do something a little more interesting with the “Our People” section. We needed an entertaining way to show the various personalities and backgrounds of the people at Crystal Pix. Our work isn’t [...]

The Crystal Pix Diner – Part 2 of 4

Shooting Day! … Awesome! At this point we’ve figured out who our characters are, and where they’re going to stand. With camera, coffee, and MacBook Pro in tow we headed on over to Carol Cieslinski’s studio, Powerhouse27. Ray set out early that morning to get the lights set up with shooting partner, Eric McMaster (McMaster [...]

The Crystal Pix Diner – Part 3 of 4

Part 3 – Post Production This is where the real magic happens in every project, the spit and polish! We have our 14 photographs (2 for each character) selected and everyone’s agreed that they are acceptable representations of their likeness.  This part of the process was surprisingly easy.  Thankfully we’ve got a talented group of [...]

The Crystal Pix Diner – Part 4 of 4

The home stretch… When it comes to working in the Flash environment you realize quickly how important the pre-production process is. It’s when you start importing your assets and working out your programming that you find out if the whole thing’s gonna fly. Having a plan for what’s going to happen when you mouse over [...]