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Marty Fitzgerald, Jonathan Hounshell
This writing covers concepts in the creation of a cinematic scene in digital matte painting. Digital matte painting is a visual effects process of the modern version of traditional matte painting, in which the artist paints several backgrounds to add to a scene. The digital artist uses software to paint, apply photo-bashing techniques, and/or utilize 3D models to create an exterior or interior environment. This scene incorporates 3D geometry in Autodesk Maya, brought to life through texturing and in-software lighting and animated cameras. The finalized scene includes color correction and additional visual effects.
East Tennessee State University
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Shelton, Maggie, "Production Pipelines for Creating a Cinematic Digital Matte Painting" (2021). Undergraduate Honors Theses. Paper 744. https://dc.etsu.edu/honors/744
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