Matte Artists

Special effects artists, or artists in the visual effects department of a film studio, who design and paint false backgrounds (known as matte paintings). The painted backgrounds are then incorporated into matte shots.

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Special effects artists, or artists in the visual effects department of a film studio, who design and paint false backgrounds (known as matte paintings). The painted backgrounds are then incorporated into matte shots.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300310082. The J. Paul Getty Trust.