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Intro Matte Painting and Set-Extension

Course Code DVFX-206
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

Matte painting has been used in film for over 100 years to make ordinary footage into majestic landscapes or sprawling futuristic cities. Students will be introduced to the art of matte painting and set-extension through classic and modern examples of real film work, and the critical role they play in telling a story. Through industry standard software including Adobe Photoshop© and The Foundry’s Nuke© – students will learn the basic concepts and techniques required including photo-montage, perspective, lighting and photogrammetry.