The Digital Matte Painting Handbook by David B. Mattingly

By David B. Mattingly

The single how-to advisor devoted to learning the means of electronic matte painting!

Matte portray presents seamless integration among an artist's portray with dwell motion movie photos and makes it possible for larger flexibility and artistic enter within the visual appeal of motion picture settings. This specified e-book unearths various instruments and strategies which are either and lecture room established and should improve your latest ability set. Veteran writer and teacher David Mattingly walks you thru the method of making a matte portray, beginning with tough proposal sketches, understanding the viewpoint drawing, including gentle and shadow, and texturing all the parts within the portray. You'll progressively improve to utilizing Adobe After results and Autodesk Maya with a purpose to satisfy your matte portray vision.

* Escorts you thru the method of making a matte portray, beginning with the preliminary inspiration cartoon, including mild and shadow, texturing parts, and incorporating movement and depth
* writer is an skilled matte artist and instructor and stocks a plethora of distinct undefined- and classroom-tested instruments and techniques
* positive factors useful step by step directions observed through monitor photographs and photographs to demonstrate the method of constructing a matte painting

Whether you're making a history for a studio construction, autonomous movie, television advertisement, or YouTube video, The electronic Matte portray instruction manual is helping you effectively whole your project.

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To jump in to an image in set increments, click in your image with the Zoom tool. To jump out, Option/Alt+click in the image. To zoom in to a specific area, click+drag in the image with the Zoom tool to create an outline of the area you want to examine. This is called a marquee window. When you release the mouse button, the outlined area fills the screen. You can also use the keyboard shortcuts Command/ Ctrl+ and Command/Ctrl- to zoom in and zoom out of your image. • The Reset Colors to Default tool (D) resets your foreground and background colors to black and white.

He set up the first Walt Disney matte department and provided the matte paintings for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) while also overseeing the photography of the miniature Nautilus submarine. He won an Academy Award for Best Special Visual Effects for his work on Mary Poppins. He was nominated for an Academy Award three more times: for his production design on Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971), for visual effects on The Island at the Top of the World (1974), and for The Black Hole (1979). One of Ellenshaw’s few non-Disney matte paintings was produced for Stanley Kubrick’s epic Spartacus (1960).

19 ​Opacity Jitter turned on Return to the Brush Tip Shape parameters, and experiment with the Spacing parameter. Reduce Size to 25, and increase Spacing to 80%. 20). 20 ​Spacing set to 80% to create an intermittent line 19 20 c h a p t e r 2 ■ Photoshop Workspace, Tools, and Custom Brushes Scattering Now, select Scattering. Select the Both Axes check box, and set Scatter to 200%. Reduce Spacing in Brush Tip Shape to 25%. 21). 21 ​Scatter set to 200% on both axes Color Dynamics Next, click the Color Dynamics parameter.

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