Matte painter / concept artist Emmanuel Shiu


Emmanuel Shiu is a concept artist, matte painter and photographer currently working at The Orphanage in San Francisco. He has contributed to a number of high profile films including Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, The Day After Tomorrow and Hellboy. Shiu talks to vfxblog about some of these projects and the mattepainting and concept art world he inhabits.


thank you for putting all the awesome articles and interviews.


We will be doing a Matte painting micro challenges on the daily sketch section.

Check it out:
Coming Soon: MATTE WARS (Paint a Matte painting in one day)



cool!nice to see more painters on here…really cool and inspiring stuff(i’ve been folowong his stuff)…matte painters need more exposure!!!Plug it!!! :thumbsup:


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