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05 May 2009, 04:05 PM
Hello everyone. My "first" matte painting.

Edit: Did some changes to the first version I posted.


05 May 2009, 07:26 PM
Hereīs the photos I used.

Edit: The sphere is from CGtextures. The rest is shot by me.

05 May 2009, 10:39 PM
Just had to do some tweaks.
- Replaced the fog layer.
- "Fixed" the sky.
- Added a lens flare.

05 May 2009, 07:32 AM

Looking good! Great idea.

Just my opinion, but a couple of little of things you may want to think about - just watch the tangent where the head of the figure is touching the water line further away.
I just thought about adding some more atmospheric perspective to the ground maybe? as it receeds, plus imo the huge rocky mountain structure to the left is also a little too clear and sharp for the distance it is away from us. In your original photos the atmospheric perspective is there - less saturated and somehow the left hand huge rocky mountain seems to my eyes to have got sharper and has a more saturated darkness now. (The far distance mountains look great though!).

That's pretty much what occurred to me, and other then that I think it's coming along very nicely.

I really like it, very cool :)

05 May 2009, 08:35 AM
Thank you Felicity. Good points.

The rocks are not suppose to be that big, but I guess the person is a tad to small...
Also agree about the left mountain. I darkened the sky (the whole image) and didnīt think of what that did to that mountain.

I will do one more stab at it.

05 May 2009, 10:08 PM
Hereīs an update. Last one. Need to move on...
Lighten up the mountain in the middle and resized the person.

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