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Bringing a World to Life

Lesson 4 in Advanced Matte Painting

Lesson Information

Now that the 3D renders have been brought into Photoshop, it's time to finish your painting. This process will make all the difference in the image's level of photorealism. The first step is to make a quick mood painting, allowing you to get an idea of the overall game plan without getting bogged down by fine details. After this, you'll start working in Maxx's 'back to front' style, meticulously fleshing out each asset in order of its distance from the camera to create a cohesive final piece. Finally, Maxx will review his own work from this course, and leave you with some closing thoughts on how to stay inspired and motivated in the years to come. 

Homework
Finish Your Painting!

Make all the necessary tweaks to your painting until it is completely finished. Then upload your final image to the Learn Squared site.

Extra Credit

Don't let it stop here. Keep creating! Even after you've landed professional gigs, it's important not to lose sight of the projects that fuel your personal creative drive.

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