Throughout these lessons, you will gain a deep understanding of how to build a digital matte painting starting from a provided plate. We will be working with composition and design using photographs and 3D paint-overs. We will finalize our matte painting by adding atmospheric elements using an organized, layer-based workflow. By the end of this tutorial, you will have created a sci-fi winterscape matte painting using an industry-proven workflow. Software required: Photoshop CC 2014, Bridge CC 2014, Maya 2014, V-Ray 3.0.