This is a free video, exclusive for The Foundry fans! Garrett will be explaining how matte painters use MARI and how it fits into their workflow. You can check out the full DVD here: http://bit.ly/1kM2Yly
What’s in the DVD? Garrett Fry demonstrates the entire process of how to create a 3D matte painted and projected environment, including modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, painting, projecting and compositing. Garrett thoroughly discusses how to approach, problem solve and plan complex 3D projection based Matte Paintings using Maya, Nuke and Mari.
About Garrett Fry: Garrett is a Matte Painter and Preproduction Concept Artist for Feature films. He studied Art, Film and Animation at Brigham Young University. Garrett has filled such roles as Senior Matte Painter, Matte Painting Sequence Lead and Matte Painting Technical Lead on such films as “The Great Gatsby”, “The Hunger Games”, “X Men First Class”, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”. Garrett has been recognized for his work in creating new, innovative Matte Painting techniques and his work has appeared in Cinefex Magazine. Garrett has been committed to educating people about the craft of Matte Painting and founded the “Matte Painting for Filmmakers Project”.
“Garrett was instrumental in setting up the matte painting pipeline. Garrett is a highly motivated artist, who is always exploring new techniques to improve his craft.”
Andy Brown, VFX Supervisor – Animal Logic
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