Digital Matte Painting: Lost Desert City

Taught by Ludovic Iochem

Course Number:
Software Version:
CC 2015 
Original Run Date:
October 2015 
6 hours 18 minutes 
In this new DMP course, Ludo will focus on the painting and will show you how to push the work to a final grade. The them is going to be a post apocalyptic city, destroyed and lost in the sand of a desert. The main reference is The Maze Runner 2.

We'll see how to work on details, lighting, composition, grading, how to guide the eye through the image, how to mix different sources and finish with a high standard establishing shot.

Prof Ludovic Iochem is a Digital Matte Artist - Environment Artist working at Double Negative, London. His credits include a lot of very various projects, from Bourne Ultimatum, Quantum of Solace, Tree of Life, or Love in the time of Cholera, to Thor - the Dark World, Hellboy 2, Total Recall or Dredd. He's now working as Lead Environment Artist, and is currently involved in the next Ridley Scott project, the book of Exodus. With Nick Marshall, he was an instructor for NUK307 Advanced Matte Painting course, and he was instructor for DMP201.
Digital Matte Painting: Lost Desert City
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Class Listing

Class 1


Class 2

First mix of sources

Class 3

First pass of lighting

Class 4

Work In Progress 01

Class 5

Work In Progress 02

Class 6

New sources involved and start of the BG

Class 7

Mid ground level

Class 8

Foreground level

Class 9

Finalization 01

Class 10

Finalization 02