Originally Posted by Ricardo Garces
Mattepainting is the outcome of the idiotic choice I have made for my career which makes me erase TV antenas all day long to make the Lisbon City view look like it is the beginning of the XX Century.
What mattepainting is not is Castles in High Hills and Orc's Fighting Humans while little guys with huge feet travel across the world to drop a ring in a volcano.
If you want to be a mattepainter because you like Starwars or Lord of the Rings, bear in mind you will probably never work on either project in your entire career.
LOL, pessimistic way of looking at it but has some truth to it ;)
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