Use Adobe Photoshop Reference Tools for Matte Painting


show more Websites for matte painting reference provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 4: Texturing show less
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Websites for matte painting reference

Let's talk about websites where you can find reference for your matte painting projects. Obviously, you can go to Google and find lots of reference there. But there are three problems with reference you find on the Internet. And those are copyright, resolution, and quality. The first is Copyright. If you use someone else's copyrighted material without asking permission, you can get sued. The chances of you getting sued are slight, if you massively change the photos you're using, color correcting and distorting them, or only using small pieces.

However the chance is still there if you're using copyrighted material. Second is resolution. I think every mad artist has had the experience of finding what looks like the perfect piece of photo reference, but when you click on it, you find it's not at a usable resolution. The higher resolution you start from with your reference material, the sharper it'll be. And the more distortion and color correction it can stand. The last is quality. Mos...

Websites for matte painting reference
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Websites for matte painting reference provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by David Mattingly as part of the Digital Matte Painting Essentials 4: Texturing

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3D + Animation Design
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