View Full Version : 2 new mattes - in progress

12-07-2008, 08:11 AM
This 2 new works, im working on...
C and C as usual



12-07-2008, 11:20 AM
Wow really great stuff. Good job.

12-08-2008, 04:50 AM
there both good but i really like the 1st one how close to completion is it?

12-08-2008, 05:17 AM
The first one is almost done.
I try to make the buddha's shadow more realistic and the rock on the foregroung color correction a bit...
and the second i would like to add some industrial elements like pipes...

12-08-2008, 12:00 PM
Nice mattes lilguy! I prefer the 2nd one; even as it is now I think its perfect.

I've seen your website and you have some great mattes there. I have noticed that you like to work with a more square shaped canvas, but with just this desert matte particularly I think it might look more impressive on a more elongated canvas as it will give more room for the eye to meander from right to left from hill to hill.

12-09-2008, 03:50 AM
Thanks Egan,
I try to extend my canvas... and add some elements.

12-10-2008, 09:30 AM
Hey I think you need a bit more integration, 'erosion' and color correction on the buddha, the city's scale on the left on top of that cliff doesn't work for me (needs to be bigger) and I think you need color correction on the midrange stuff (the desert, the cliff). The sand in that part should be a bit more 'yellowish' color like your foreground. And the low mountains in the midrange need to have a bit of color correction done to them too to match them to the rock of the foreground and midrange cliff (Too much red in them I find).

That second one looks awesome! Only one thing I notice is the shadow of the closest wind turbine needs to be much longer. A very low sun will cast a much longer shadow.

Good job! Keep painting!

12-11-2008, 02:26 AM
Hey Rex thanks for your point of view, i work on it and i'll post an update soon...

12-17-2008, 07:43 AM
Update my desert work


12-17-2008, 11:17 AM
I love the snowy one! Looks really natural and you seem to have the resolution for all the elements pretty spot on. Good job! :D