Abbie Kitching

Visual Effects

Within visual effects there are many roles that need to be filled in order to create a successful finished piece of work. One of these roles is;

Matte Painter

Matte Painting is  the creation of virtual backgrounds used to replace action/ photographed places. You work with the environment team to produce things such as imaginary forests and cities if it is impossible or too expensive to re create in real life.

Skills Required;

  • have knowledge of matte painting techniques.
  • Communicate with colleagues and work as a team.
  • Take critical feedback on your work.
  • Develop your skills and keep up with new technology.


  • Houdini Apprentice.
  • Maxon Cinema4D.
  • Blender.
  • Nuke Non-Commercial.
  • 3Ds Max/Maya Academic

The average wage earned by a Matte Painter an hour is £14,97/ $20,20.

Information Source;

Concept Artist

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