The Matte Paintings and Environments of Nat Monney


Nat Monney is a matte painter and Psdtuts+ author from Switzerland. His work typically involves some form of digital painting, photo manipulation, or both. In this article, we will take a look at a few of our favorites from his portfolio.

A Bridge and His City

Locomotive (Tutorial)

Light, Shadow and War


SciFi Experimentation

A Night Castle

Lost Paradise


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