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  09 September 2013
Thanks for this David! A lot of very cool stuff in one place! Awesome!

I have suggestion that also might be useful for reference/textures and that is deviantArt. With little bit of searching under photography a lot of nice images is possible to find. Also if in the keywords is included "stock" a lot of free stuff pops out or at price of author's credit and link to his dA profile, so definitely worth checking out in my opinion.

Also there is livestream channel of one of my favorite artists - Levente "Levi" Peterffy. He has there quite a bit of recorded live sessions so definitely something to check out even though it's not exactly matte painting but those skills are still absolute necessary so...Not to mention that what he recorded there is super beautiful stuff and + for free on top of that.
--> http://new.livestream.com/accounts/1618847

While i'm at live streams there is this one awesome page a recently found out --> http://livestreamstatuslist.appspot.com
It shows when someone is online and painting live. The best part is that when someone is online and you like what is he/she painting there you can join in the chat and ask questions about it, discuss things between users online and the artist and all that there live.
If you click on that button "Show Complete List..." you see there a LOT of streams!

So far, for any beginner like myself, i highly recommend two guys there to check out and keep an eye if they are online. Cool thing about those guys is that unlike others they have microphone and they talk about art and their experience and not type in chat something short. Super interesting when you catch them online live!
Espen -> http://www.livestream.com/espenartcart
JohnSilva -> http://www.livestream.com/johnsilva

This might not be directly DMP stuff but still it is useful when learning painting. I know it is for me since i am also in the middle of learning DMP techniques.

Cheers!

Last edited by klaudio2u : 09 September 2013 at 09:02 PM.
 
  09 September 2013
Thanks Klaudio, great stuff! Will check it out and add to tome
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  09 September 2013
WHOAH Some awesome links there! Thanks for the share!
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  09 September 2013
Yar np! And please feel free to add any new or relevant info here Eric. Also added your info the list of artists ^_^
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  09 September 2013
Sure thing!

I was planning on creating a shared repository for reference images. This repository is strictly images taken by the artist themselves and no images from the internet.

However I really don't have a hosting site to support those files.... so I am looking for hosting alternatives...

Also one small note ackdoh, my website is www.ericdmatte.com just a small typo there and thanks for adding me I will also post my updated reel soon...
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  09 September 2013
Few useful free tutorials here --> http://www.escapestudios.com

Under E-learning and then on "Free Tutorials" section you'll find a bunch of nice Maya tutorials but two of them particularly interesting: "Bring a photo to life with camera mapping in Maya" and "Using paint effects to 'bed' geometry into backplates".

Registration is required to enter on E-learning but it's free and only few seconds of time so...

Cheers!
 
  09 September 2013
Originally Posted by eyecon: Sure thing!

I was planning on creating a shared repository for reference images. This repository is strictly images taken by the artist themselves and no images from the internet.

However I really don't have a hosting site to support those files.... so I am looking for hosting alternatives...

Also one small note ackdoh, my website is www.ericdmatte.com just a small typo there and thanks for adding me I will also post my updated reel soon...


Oops, sorry about that Eric :P Fixed! And you can just call me David on here
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  09 September 2013
Originally Posted by klaudio: Few useful free tutorials here --> http://www.escapestudios.com

Under E-learning and then on "Free Tutorials" section you'll find a bunch of nice Maya tutorials but two of them particularly interesting: "Bring a photo to life with camera mapping in Maya" and "Using paint effects to 'bed' geometry into backplates".

Registration is required to enter on E-learning but it's free and only few seconds of time so...

Cheers!


Thx Klaudio, added!
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  09 September 2013
Emmy 2013

Hey Ken,
As I see Game of Thrones and Borgias both received Emmy nominations for VFX.
Congratulations. Those are some good projects to have worked on, I'm sure.

Best Wishes,
Milan



Originally Posted by kenmccuen: Hi matte painters,

This is a breakdown with before and after comparisons of some of the
matte shots we did on Borgias:

http://www.spinvfx.com/work/the-borgias/

...As well as a matte shot I worked on from After Earth.

http://www.spinvfx.com/work/after-earth/

Thank-you for taking a look,

Ken
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  09 September 2013
New reel

With Ender's Game shots ?

Originally Posted by eyecon: Sure thing!
I was planning on creating a shared repository for reference images. This repository is strictly images taken by the artist themselves and no images from the internet.
However I really don't have a hosting site to support those files.... so I am looking for hosting alternatives...
Also one small note ackdoh, my website is www.ericdmatte.com just a small typo there and thanks for adding me I will also post my updated reel soon...
 
  09 September 2013
Originally Posted by milanschere: Hey Ken,
As I see Game of Thrones and Borgias both received Emmy nominations for VFX.
Congratulations. Those are some good projects to have worked on, I'm sure.

Best Wishes,
Milan


Awesome, congrats!!
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  10 October 2013
Originally Posted by seemaschere: With Ender's Game shots ?


HAHAHA maybe?

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  10 October 2013
Ender reel

Do you have a link or do you have to wait until Nov 1st?
Originally Posted by eyecon: HAHAHA maybe?
 
  10 October 2013
Originally Posted by seemaschere: Do you have a link or do you have to wait until Nov 1st?


You have to wait sorry hahaha! but here is a teaser :

http://www.ericdmatte.com/#!enders/c1775

An image of future earth
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  10 October 2013
Traditional Matte Painting Club on Facebook

For those on Facebook, you should definitely check out and join the Traditional Matte Painting Club group started by Alan Friswell. A huge collection of posts with old glass matte paintings before the digital era that look as great as ever. There are notable legendary artists that respond and actively view that forum too, such as Harrison Ellenshaw, Rocco Gioffre, Rick Rische, Alp Altiner, and more!! So what are you waiting for, join up, and post your favorite old matte paintings. Spread the word!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/116001021862969/
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