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Matte Painting Practice

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By bramLeech   |   
Published: January 24, 2010
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A matte painting I did for fun few weeks ago in 4 hours time.
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InfiniteDiversityHobbyist General Artist
The lighting and details are superb. Excellent work.
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jiggandhi14Student Digital Artist
Its awesome... can i get resource images?
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EulialphStudent Digital Artist
Are you kidding me? This is INCREDIBLE!!!! I can't stop staring at it. Literally. This is so beautiful!! Great work!!!
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dewmanna Digital Artist
great composition and atmosphere!
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xCampolloStudent Filmographer
amazing!!!!!
jessicamurphy's avatar
wow this is gorgeous and so well detailed
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Young-AJ009Hobbyist Photographer
I Cant think of a word to describe this :O
its just to amazing, beautiful, fantastic, bloody awesome.
SilhouetteMoon's avatar
:O (jaw drops and goes right threw the floor) That is a painting?
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SigurdsSwordHobbyist Digital Artist
notice it's a MATTE(!) painting ;)
SilhouetteMoon's avatar
Damn that is insane. :O
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SigurdsSwordHobbyist Digital Artist
that means it's NOT all painted. look it up.
SilhouetteMoon's avatar
No no don't take what I said the wrong way. I think its amazing. I meant that's insane cause I can't believe the detail you have in it. Really its amazing. :)
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SigurdsSwordHobbyist Digital Artist
Oh please, let's get things straight.
1- I'm not stupid. I know what you said.
2- This matte painting is excellent, I agree that it is amazing or "insane" as you call it.
3- It is not my painting, so you can't say "the detail you have in it"
4- This is a MATTE PAINTING, and that means it is a combination of photomanipulation (so the detail mostly results from using REAL PHOTOGRAPHS!!!)and an overall digital repainting and blending. No need to get freaked out by the detail. This is also the reason, why this piece of art took only 4 hours to make. End of story.
5- Still a great piece of work.
chiyuko's avatar
Whoa. 4 hours. And this is what you do for FUN. :jawdrop:

THAT IS JUST FREAKING AMAZING!!!
Juicefulll's avatar
4 hours :S:S:S:S:SS:S:S:S:S:S: LIAARRRR, thats awesome.
Or does matte painting mean u didnt make this from scratch? I personally thought this would take 12 to 15 hours even for a pro
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hundedame Traditional Artist
good god, you people really don't know what a matte painting is, do you? no, it's not from scratch, naturally. i apologize for posting this here but it might be of help: [link] this is a tutorial of how a matte painting is done.

now back to your picture: i like the light and how the forest is illuminated. what's a bit funny is that even though the sky is blue (and generally it looks more like noon), the front cliffs are very dark. that is in fact a bit strange (don't think that'd be possible), but the picture itself it quite good.
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Unbelievably beautiful, kudos!!!
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stormylolHobbyist Digital Artist
this is beautiful. i like the detail you put into it!!
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TheGroovyMurphyHobbyist General Artist
:jawdrop:
dead-gee's avatar
I see no download option here. So, can I use your artwork for my personal project?

I'll put the link there and here :)
bramLeech's avatar
sure, as long as you credit it =D
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