BromMICHAEL C. HAYES / Art40 Matte Painting MasterpiecesJun 28 2010 Matte painting is a technique often used to create landscapes, sets and scenes for movies, TV and print when building a physical set or traveling to a particular location to film is either cost prohibitive or impossible. This technique requires a solid understanding of light, exposure, color theory and composition. Artist will often use a mix of digital painting, compositing and Photoshop magic to create the wonderful scenes we all enjoy in films. Today we present 40 Matte Painting Masterpieces from some truly talented artists. Beautiful Matte Painting Masterpieces Dan-Ka This photo realistic matte really draws you into a new world. Tigaer This fantastic scene transports you to another world. This stunning scene is on a grand scale. Mitsuk This beautiful image has melancholy feel to it. The foliage in the front of this scene really add to its perspective and grandeur. Tiberius This stunning visage show the artist’s mastery over lighting and exposure. Gordon Tarpley Wow. M.