*Banner Matte-Painting created by Frederic St-Arnaud (http://www.frederic-st-arnaud.com
Here is the inaugural challenge, titled 'Great Depth with Layers of Haze'
. Following is the task:The Task :
Create a vast scene that utilize the subtle textures of light and dark. Can be ancient ruins or futuristic city; the challenge is to create a grand vista with muted tones and layers of atmosphere.The Rules:
1. Each contestant must create a Work In Progress (WIP) Thread/Topic in this forum, in order to participate in the contest.
2. The Subject of the WIP Thread/Topic must be like this : Great Depth with Layers of Haze - (your name)
; for example, if your name is Pony Horton then, you must write, Great Depth with Layers of Haze - Pony Horton
3. The width of the WIP Matte-Painting images must be 550 pixels.Final Entry Thread :
A Final Entry Thread will be posted on October 15th, 2011 wherein the contestants will be required to post their final Digital Matte-Painting entries in 1300 px X 700 px (minimum) resolution. Deadline :
October 24th, 2011 (11:59 PM - Pacific Standard Time).
So, get ready with your pen-tablets and start to flesh-out your ideas and concepts for the challenges; will be eagerly waiting to see all your entries!!!