Transform a 2D matte painting into a 3D scene, complete with a moving camera, shifting perspective, and an animated background.
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Learn how to add light, color, and texture to a basic form using photographic references and the tools in Adobe Photoshop.
Takes a black-and-white drawing and shows how to use the five elements of light to paint the surfaces and create a realistically shaded backdrop in Photoshop.
Learn about the principles of linear perspective and find out how to create perspective drawings in Photoshop.
Learn to create new worlds, both fanciful and totally realistic, for films with digital matte paintings in this Photoshop tutorial.
Shows how to turn a daytime summer scene into a nighttime winter scene using Photoshop and After Effects, with illustrator David Mattingly's production-proven matte painting techniques.
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