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Forum: General Discussions 01-09-2014, 01:39 PM
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Views: 639
Posted By davidmattingly
Digital Matte Painting Essentials 5: Camera Projection in Maya

I'm very proud to announce that the final part of my 5 part series, Digital Matte Painting Essentials 5: Camera Projection in Maya is finally out! Camera projection is a tricky process, so I go...
Forum: General Discussions 11-09-2013, 11:30 AM
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Views: 457
Posted By davidmattingly
Digital Matte Painting Essentials, 4: Texturing

The forth part of my 5 part series, Digital Matte Painting Essentials, 4: Texturing is now live on Lynda.com:
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Forum: Training Resources 08-28-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 774
Posted By davidmattingly
Digital Matte Painting Essentials 2: Perspective with David Mattingly on Lynda.com

The second part of my 5 part series, Digital Matte Painting Essentials 2: Perspective, just went live on Lynda.com. The first couple of videos are free, so please check it out.
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Forum: General Discussions 07-29-2013, 02:51 PM
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Views: 788
Posted By davidmattingly
Digital matte painting essentials with David Mattingly on Lynda.com

The first part of my five part course, Digital Matte Painting Essentials, went live today on Lynda.com:
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Forum: Training Resources 07-29-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 765
Posted By davidmattingly
Digital matte painting essentials with David Mattingly on Lynda.com

The first part of my five part course, Digital Matte Painting Essentials, went live today on Lynda.com:
...
Forum: General Discussions 07-06-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,367
Posted By davidmattingly
New Digital Matte Painting Tutorial On lynda.com

I have just complete my first training course for lynda.com, one of the premier online training content providers. The tutorial takes you through the process of converting a summertime plate into a...
Forum: General Discussions 05-29-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By davidmattingly
Matt Yuricich passes away

I just heard from Michele Moen that legendary matte artist Matt Yuricich passed away in his sleep at the
Motion Picture home in Woodland Hills earlier this week. I considered Matt to be one of the...
Forum: Video Library 02-28-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,235
Posted By davidmattingly
Good copy of this?

Does anyone have a nice, clean copy of this? I would love to show it in my matte painting class, but I am loath to use this youTube version.
If anyone has a good copy of this episode, could you...
Forum: Work in Progress 11-16-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,434
Posted By davidmattingly
Real vs what you think you should see

Alex--
You bring up an interesting point--for a matte shot, how totally realistic should it be, vs. what you expect to see. Your point about stars not being visible in NASA photos of earth is...
Forum: Artists Showcase 10-25-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,896
Posted By davidmattingly
Beautiful work!

Thanks for sharing "Nuit Blanche". This is a beautiful,complex piece of work. It reminds me of David Lean's "Brief Encounter." The car hit is particularly nice.
Forum: Work in Progress 08-24-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,046
Posted By davidmattingly
Hi Rich-- I always look forward to your...

Hi Rich--

I always look forward to your contributions, and you have done a wonderful job here. This is a very ambitious matte, and I especially like how you dropped the background into blues to ...
Forum: General Discussions 04-11-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,676
Posted By davidmattingly
E-version

Hi Timmay--
Sybex books has mentioned there will be an e-version, but I don't see it on the Sybex web site yet. The down side of the e-version is that it won't include all of the demonstration...
Forum: General Discussions 04-10-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,676
Posted By davidmattingly
IT'S HERE! The Digital Matte Painting Handbook!

I'm pleased to announce that my new book, "The Digital Matte Painting Handbook," is now shipping! It is the field's first how-to guide written for all levels of readers, from the novice to the...
Forum: General Discussions 03-01-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,802
Posted By davidmattingly
Book

Hi J. C.
Those of you who followed my class have had a preview of the contents of the books. However, with 416 pages to demonstrate the projects, everything is worked out step-by-step in great...
Forum: General Discussions 03-01-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,802
Posted By davidmattingly
Digital Matte Painting Handbook

Hi Rahul--

I have been teaching matte painting for 7 years at School of Visual Arts and Pratt Institute in New York City, and I always wanted a text book for the class. I have students from...
Forum: General Discussions 08-26-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,586
Posted By davidmattingly
Perspective books

You are on the right track with your lines of convergence, as each building will have separate vanishing points since they are not in line with each other. Venice, with each building following the...
Forum: Work in Progress 07-13-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By davidmattingly
What program are you using?

Let us know what program you are using for the camera projection. If it is Maya, I may be able to offer a fix for you--when you set up your files, have a separate alpha channel, and make sure the...
Forum: Artists Showcase 06-17-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,113
Posted By davidmattingly
Critique

Hi--
You appear to be looking up on the floating islands, so it would be more accurate if you had more sense of seeing the undersides of the rocks. Figure out an ellipse that would trace the...
Forum: Work in Progress 06-14-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By davidmattingly
Critique

Actually, if you want some critiques on your work, posting in "Work in Progress" is the appropriate forum. "Showcase" is for finished work where you are looking to show other users, but not...
Forum: Artists Showcase 06-09-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,428
Posted By davidmattingly
Amazing!

Great work! Thanks for posting. WIll the series be seen in the US?
David
Forum: Work in Progress 05-01-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,905
Posted By davidmattingly
Final grades Spring 2010

Hi all--
Here are the final grades for the Spring 2010 semester of digital matte painting at School of Visual Arts.
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Forum: Work in Progress 04-29-2010, 03:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,905
Posted By davidmattingly
Final demo reels

Hi all--
This is a very disappointing posting for the final demo reels--less than half the class submitted. I will post the final grades after today's final exam, and hopefully encourage everyone...
Forum: Work in Progress 04-23-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,905
Posted By davidmattingly
Week 14--School of Visual Arts Matte Painting

The last class will be a final exam where you will create a matte shot in class in the space of approximately 2.5 hours. You will put everything you have learned during the course of the semester to...
Forum: Work in Progress 04-21-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,269
Posted By davidmattingly
Grades week 13

This is the final project of the semester, so I expect it to show off everything you have learned in our time together. This should be ready to go on your demo reel to proclaim to the world what you...
Forum: Work in Progress 04-16-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,269
Posted By davidmattingly
Week 13--School of Visual Arts Matte Painting

Hi all--
Your final project for this semester is due on Wednesday at 12 midnight. I want to remind you of the requirements for your multiplaning matte painting. Your final must include:

1. At...
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