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waterfall matte painting

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By 14-bis   |   
Published: August 7, 2008
© 2008 - 2020 14-bis
And now for something completely different .
a little exercise on matte painting.
Hey , Look , the sexy toons guy do some prof work too , ha ha .

This is a mix of photos and painting .
I collected some images of buildings , vegetation and water , and mix all together to compose this fantasy scene .
as an example , originaly , that castle was side by side , and just half the waterfalls are photos , most of them are painted .

In my last update , I added a Cable car ( totally painted)

BTW , all in photoshop cs2 , in 12 hours .

you can see the wip on my other page.
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enjoy
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DaRaginCajun's avatar
DaRaginCajunStudent General Artist
fucking awesome!
Arkeleon's avatar
Sorry for my ignorance, but what exactly does "matte" mean? Is that the word for when you combine photographs with digital painting to make art?
14-bis's avatar
I guess if you google "Matte painting" you will have better answers for your question , with billions of examples online .
:)
lordadrian1000's avatar
Nice. Its almost that your in one of those 'final fantasy' games.
nathanjelbert's avatar
Brilliant. 100% brilliant!
Omnifighter1's avatar
Omnifighter1Hobbyist General Artist
You *painted* this?  Thought for sure it was a photograph.  NICE! :D
OddMott's avatar
OddMottProfessional Filmographer
stunning :aww:
xerotolerant's avatar
This is pretty sweet. One day. one day...
jheinked's avatar
amazing artwork!
killswitchengagex's avatar
its powerful yet a tiny logical notice
since i am a geotechnical engineer the cast with castle with the waterfall underneath it can not sustain it will fall sooner or later :)
morrigan9's avatar
morrigan9Hobbyist
I wonder I could do that in a future...
kisuke-hc's avatar
thats great,
one thing i noticed, while the castle are highly detailed, but the background lacks detail, just my though...
check my matte painting too fellow matte painter :)
lhotto's avatar
So beautiful, I like the cableway above the vacuum
SweetlNight's avatar
Are this isn't a picture? This looks like a picture and you drew it?! Amazing!
Marki5's avatar
Yea finally found it!
ainees's avatar
thanks!!
So amaizing!!
leahfiish's avatar
I love the little triangle part on the left in front of the waterfall, it reminds me of Minas Tirith from lord of the rings. :D
great job.
rmprdesign's avatar
Good work 14-bis
beautiful
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