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10-01-2004, 03:03 AM
Hello folks...

I was wondering if anyone had any tips or links to tutorials on painting matte paintings as seen in animated features... where paintings aren't necessarily SUPER realistic (as if to be used in a live action film plate), but have that very painterly quality associated with matte paintings used in animated films. I'm looking specifically at styles similar to Miyazaki films (princess mononoke, spirited away) with ornate and delicate imagery, but also lots of greenery. Thanks for the tips!!!


Johnny Jpeg
10-01-2004, 04:50 AM

Ross Forster
10-01-2004, 05:56 AM
Could'nt have said it better myself.:D

10-02-2004, 06:06 PM
i really dont think there is a tutorial on that ..... leaning to drawand paint is the only 'trick or tip' used

10-03-2004, 12:37 PM
Did you see this:

It's on the same sight, but very usefull.

10-04-2004, 01:46 PM
There's one tutorial in ( Go to the tutorial section and get to the digital painting section.

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