DAILY ART FIX: 11 Greatest Matte Paintings Of All Time

Art world links which caught my eye…

Raiders of the lost Ark

Raiders of a Lost Art: The Special Effect of Matte Paintings

Before CGI ate film, actual paintings on glass were used to create fantastic vistas that would have been too expensive or challenging to build as sets. I feel this old fashioned technique was much more compelling than the cold digital imagery which is so overused today.

Many classic movies used this blend of art and technology.

Earthquake
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Burn Hollywood Burn: Matte Painting from Earthquake (1974)

Read the full article here: TOOLBOX STUDIO – 11 Greatest Matte Paintings Of All Time

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