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Digital Matte Painting for Beginners

Introduction

00:57

A digital matte artist, or digital matte painter (DMP), is today's modern form of a traditional matte painter in the entertainment industry. He or she digitally paints photo-realistic interior and exterior environments that could not have been otherwise created or visited. In this course, digital artist Brian Lee will teach you how to get started with digital matte painting. He will walk you through his process of rendering a realistic post-apocalyptic city scene using Adobe Photoshop.

1.Introduction
1 lesson, 00:57

1.1
Introduction
00:57

2.Replace the Sky and Add Trees
2 lessons, 25:23

2.1
Replace the Sky
12:00

2.2
Add Trees to the Mid-Ground
13:23

3.Add Grass, Damage, and Age to the City
3 lessons, 40:34

3.1
Add Growth Using Grass
14:27

3.2
Add Further Age and Damage to the City
10:51

3.3
Add Ivy to the Buildings
15:16

4.Add Practical Elements to the Buildings
2 lessons, 21:03

4.1
Add Practical Elements
12:34

4.2
Add Photographic Elements
08:29

5.Create a Flooded City
4 lessons, 48:54

5.1
Create a Flooded City
14:11

5.2
Breaking Buildings
11:57

5.3
Add Water Reflections
11:44

5.4
Finish Up
11:02

6.Conclusion
1 lesson, 00:40

6.1
Conclusion
00:40