Hello Everyone !
The key elements of matte painting are a good base plate , an immersive design and execution, one that transports the viewer to far-off worlds.
See how to match a CGI render with a Photo, and paintover to push the image to the next Level like a Digital Matte Painting or a realistic Concept Art.
In this Technical / artistic Tutorial with audio comments, I will be taking you through the process of creation of a Matte Painting / Realistic Concept Art showing different techniques.
We will see how to use a photograph as a plate and do the matching of Perspective, the focal points, based on the original picture in a 3D scene and Push the composition to a next level with a Photoshop Digital painting and some CG tricks...
My demo is using 3DSMax 20016 but any other 3D software can work for this example! this is a process and technique that is applicable to any other CG tool.
SciFi Scene Video Tutorial 65 minutes including:
Video 01 : Plate Photograph and Perspective Matching.
Video 02 : Texturing , Mapping and composition.
Video 03 : Lighting Setup.
Video 04 : Polishing and Rendering.
Video 05: Painting in Photoshop / Photobashing.
Video 06 : Conclusion.
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PS: This is NOT a Modeling tutorial, the 3D elements are kit bashed ships bought from CG Traders. Textures were bought on Textures.com.
Digital Matte Painting tutorial / SF Concept Art Tutorial Video with Audio comments