Matte painting

What is a matte painting? A matte painting is a painted representation of a landscape, set, or distant location that allows filmmakers to create the illusion of an environment that is not present at the filming location.Matte-Painting-Featured-1000x576.jpg

What are some of the uses of a matte painting?

Matte paintings are one of the original VFX techniques used in filmmaking. Originally used in photography, matte paintings have evolved from painted glass panels to entire 3D digital worlds. A matte painting is often a painted glass pane that is used to show a landscape or large set piece.

Show some examples from TV/Films:

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1be6ea26320507.5635419cd5f1aglass paintings from pre-digital times:

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Digital matte paintings

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