Saturday, July 25, 2009

Castle Walls - Matte Painting


This started as a digital matte painting demo I gave to some co-workers. The demo only lasted an hour, but I liked the direction the painting was headed, so I dumped another 3 days into it. It's rare, but sometimes I do enjoy dealing with lots of detail and layers.
(For those who are unaware, digital matte painting is a combination of painting/photo manipulation/photoshop trickery. It's like a street fight - anything goes!)

12 Comments:

Blogger B! said...

hey nice work.. now post some more stuff!!! Lets see some more plein air studies!!

2:54 PM  
Blogger Francesco Malin said...

Nice matte painting, much effect on the castle in the background!

5:24 PM  
Blogger Alyssa Bistonath said...

amazing.

8:20 PM  
Blogger RAWLS said...

That looks fantastic my friend! Awesome work!!

10:09 PM  
Blogger Jason Seiler said...

That's crazy man . . . wow!

10:22 AM  
Blogger mike said...

very cool!

1:38 PM  
Blogger SIM-R said...

Epic ! Great attention to detail .

Looks great !

Cheers .

11:53 AM  
Blogger Josh Kao said...

great scene! I like your comparison between digital matte painting and street fight lol...

3:56 PM  
Blogger Agustín Gomila said...

Fantastic!

8:14 PM  
Blogger Jose Ramos said...

Matte Painting? , wow Marco , you know to move in a lot of styles.
.You´re an artist very dinamic

8:08 AM  
Blogger Oscar said...

Oh, man! I could live in there!

5:55 PM  
Blogger Michael Pieczonka said...

holy moly!! Now that's a matte painting! V Nice work... I can see how you have put 3 days into this.

5:37 PM  

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