Like any project, The Beast was never really finished. It was only considered “done” because at some point for the book, I had to stop working on it. No project is perfect, and this one was no exception.
There are a lot of things I don’t like about The Beast. In several instances, I broke my own rules and failed to take the advice I gave in this book, almost all of them due to time constraints. So what don’t I like about it?
|What’s the problem?||If I had had more time….|
|The lighting is not nearly as visually unified across different shots as I would like.||I would have done twice the number of test renders—which was sometimes in the 20s or 30s to begin with—for a better final result; on some shots I just had ...|