Sneak preview

Sneak preview

Introducing my latest character and protagonist in “The Curse Of The Twilight Ballrooms”

New arrival

New arrival

This short clip that I posted on Facebook seems to have gone down really well with the viewing public. Don’t know why? đŸ˜‰

Sad day for Eastbourne

Sad day for Eastbourne

I visited Eastbourne for a photoshoot back in 2011 – for the Twilight Ballrooms project. I took many photos including many of the historic and famous Victorian pier. Sadly the…

Ray of Light (uncompleted)

Ray of Light (uncompleted)

Found this little gem from the Tranquility Base Archive. Kylie Vilcins plays “Adelaide” in the rather weird monologue shot around the same time as Starmaker (in which she can also…

Solar Flares

Solar Flares

My effort from the latest tutorial from Video Copilot.

Another Vanishing Point experiment

Another Vanishing Point experiment

Visited my dad today and was browsing some old photos. This one is of the road I grew up in, though taken long before I was born I might add….

Old door to Ballrooms

Old door to Ballrooms

I found the old front door of the old Twilight model today. Question is, should I incorporate it into the New Twilight on the pier or is it not in…

Twilight Movie Diary – E02

Twilight Movie Diary – E02

Panarup!

Panarup!

So the last few weeks have been a mixture of different Twilight related projects. Lots of 3d drawing, notably the top of the Twilight tower which has now been added…

Time Flies!

Time Flies!

Anyone who doesn’t know, my flat is undergoing extensive repairs since a flood last November… and yes, it’s STILL going on. So I’ve been quite preoccupied with that on what…

10th Birthday in 2013

10th Birthday in 2013

Next year Tranquility Base will celebrate it’s 10th Birthday! So if I find anything of historical value from the archives I shall stick it on the site. First up is…

If anyone can…..

If anyone can…..

Today was a bit of a Red Letter Day for Tranquility Base Presents in general. After months of research and general umming and erring, I finally bought a new video…

Creative Cow

Creative Cow

What this site hasn’t got for the serious movie maker isn’t worth knowing. It certainly has a comprehensive collection of external tutorials covering a wide array of categories, including many…

Red Giant Software

Red Giant Software

Not only a great selection of post-production software and add-ons, the website also has a great selection of videos and tutorials on how to get the best out of these…

The Ballrooms

The Ballrooms

In working on the new Twilight website, the topography of the Twilight had to be devised. Here is an early blueprint of the front structure of the building.

Draft complete

Draft complete

Well, the Twilight script has now completed it’s first draft and is being re-written and tweaked as we speak. Am now exploring the feasibility of various things I would like…

What Time Is On Their Minds?

What Time Is On Their Minds?

What happens when you mix the music/lyrics of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice with samples from the KLF’s “What Time Is Love?”

Dream House!

Dream House!

In the mid-nineties, central Europe was gripped by the biggest thing in music since Michael Cretu’s “Enigma” stormed the charts in 1990. Swiss-born Robert Miles released “Children” – a style…

More exterior shots

More exterior shots

Here are some more exterior shots with a brief explanation of how they came to be. POSTSCRIPT: This week, the end of Colwyn Bay pier collapsed into the sea. Eerily…

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point

Experimented today with something called “Vanishing Point”. There is much you can do with this Photoshop filter which helps you edit a 2d photo in a 3d environment. One of…

Free CG software – Blender

Free CG software – Blender

Have you ever wanted to create your own CGI graphics but thought it out of your price range and ability? Think again. Ever heard of Blender? What?! It’s been round…

Old clips

Old clips

Well, I have finally purchased dedicated web-space for this website and have spent most of the week moving files. Like any move you find items that you’d completely forgotten about….

tutsplus.com

tutsplus.com

Tutorials for photoshop, webdesign, after effects, vector graphics, cg, audio and much more. Regularly updated, the tutorials are either on video or on well illustrated instructions. They are also in…

New character, new video!

New character, new video!

2011 – More than a dream!

2011 – More than a dream!

I have been working hard, honest. The thing about pre-production and/or learning anything new is that at the end of the day, you don’t really have anything to show for…

New domain

New domain

An impulse find led me to purchasing the domain www.actormusician.co.uk Not really got any use for it at the moment other than I thought it was a bargain for £6….

Adobe Audition for Mac

Adobe Audition for Mac

I used to have an excellent piece of software called “Cool Edit Pro” which was sound editing software by a company called Syntrillium Software. It was considered to be the best,…

Softbox lighting

Softbox lighting

Bought 2x85W softbox lights and stands to use with my green screen from Amazon. There is a slight problem with fluorescent flicker but at the moment I’m putting that down…

Tranquility Wifi

Tranquility Wifi

Nothing excites me more than that feeling of realisation that you can do something and it’s much simpler than you think. One such things I discovered last night. Using my…

Blast from the past.

Insomnia – Episode V

Thanks to all those who watched the latest episode of “Insomnia” and for the nice comments. If you’ve not seen it yet….then here it is, in glorious HD!


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