Have you ever asked yourself how in the world they could do those impressive highly realistic environment scenes on movies like Star Wars, King Kong,or the Lord of The Rings? Well, the short answer is, Matte Paintings! It is one of the oldest techniques used in the VFX world. While it started as oil paintings with cameras filming layers of glass 100 years ago it evolved to adapt to today's technology. We bring you the key to unlock this technology with one of the brilliant pieces of software written to date.