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Matte Painting | October

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 | Posted by CG Channel Administration

Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise


(Fictional, not actual script)


The boiling ball of fire is near the horizon and the fields are nearly empty.


There isn’t much to do out here on a summer night
besides hitting up the local joint for a cold beer.

I don’t think I’ve ever seen that
much flat land in my entire life.

I guess that’s why Star Fleet chose
our hometown for its repair ground.

It nearly employ’s the entire town.

I mean look at the size of this thing.

It’s unbelievable this thing can even fly!

3 years and I get to run one of these huh?

Make it two…

CGC Matte Painting guidelines | Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise
1) The matte painting is an establishing shot of the U.S.S Enterprise repair bay.
2) Regardless of which plate you use, you must fix Plate A and submit it also.
3) The final resolution output of your piece should be no wider than 1920px.
4) The piece should incorporate at least one photograph, the plate*.
5) The piece should incorporate at least one 3D element, the proxy mesh*

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