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Welcome to #Matte Painting The only group of Matte Painting on deviant art!!
Come share your creativity and imagination of Matte Painting ☻

▼ Submitting ▼

►You are allowed to submit 3 matte paintings a day!

►The matte painting must look believable! Anything that looks loose, sketchy, or painterly will not be accepted!

►You can only suggest 4 favorites for the group within a 24 hour time period.

► Choose the right category and do not submit to Featured.

►No mature content.


►How to become a member?
All you need to do is click on "Join Our Group" button.

►How to become a Contributor? Send us a note and we will evaluate your gallery. We are looking for experienced matte painters to join the ranks of contributors.

Gallery Folders

God's Hourglass by ErikShoemaker
The Arrival by artbygp
2732 nigh city by LMorse
Project Legion by atlas091
Terra Form by Kris-Chua
Scifi Complex by artbygp
The Fear Liath by Rowye
Frozen Sci-Fi Kingdom by LoukasP
Desolated Winter Scene by LoukasP
Survival Road by LoukasP
FlashMind by CordobezWeee
BOAT DMP 1 by AnthonyDevine
CITT Matte 33_1 by rich35211
A bridge and his city... by NatMonney
The Last Flight by bpenaud
Halo by Milkduster
Guardians Of The River by BlueBitArt
Barlangis MP final by Daazed-DA
Jellyfish of exploration by Remidubois
+Anvil+ by ERA-7
+To the Infinity+ by ERA-7
Hades' Star - Black Citadel by Gabriel-BS
Ancient Exiles Prelude 1 by artbygp
Present Day
Verona night by regnar3712
The Silent Temple by illtrytobeapro
A dangerous night by MaiAnhTran
Barricade by jordangrimmer
Old industrial area of London by 1Ver4ik1
Cycron Shores by NeroVII
Black Dog - The Funeral by dustycrosley
Back to the planet of the crying stones by vimark
Three Excellent Reasons to Hate Clowns by taisteng

EDIT: Thanks for your submissions, the contest is now closed!

I see we got a few decent last-minute entries, so the choice is going to be hard. :nod:
cosmicbound and I are arguing about the winners right now :slap: we should come to a conclusion soon, though!

Stay tuned for the results!

Hello again from Space-Revived!

We are back with a new event! :eager:

Unique Planets is the new contest for all members of our group Space-Revived.
The special part: Unique Planets is a double theme, meaning we will have two categories!


Our solar system has only eight planets, and we think we know them pretty well (at least from far away). But our sun is just one of many in the Milky Way, and our galaxy in turn is just one in a plethora of so many uncountable worlds out there. We literally have no clue what planets could await us in those other distant galaxies.

Unique conditions can create gorgeous alien landscapes with spectacular wildlife. But instead of lush and colorful, your planet could also be harsh and uninhabitable. Or, if you want to go really crazy, consider that ordinary matter (everything we can see with our current technology) makes up just 5% of the entire universe! What if the laws of physics work a bit differently from what we would expect for those other 95%?

Category #1:

Your task is to create a unique planet in space. Special terrain and living conditions are shown in the unique texture and shape of your planet. Or did advanced technology and terraforming change the planet altogether?

Category #2:

Proximity to the sun, atmosphere density, intelligent life -- many factors can shape life and landscape on the planet itself. This is your up-close vision of a unique world. Perhaps inhabited by alien lifeforms, or completely uninhabitable?


  • You must be a member of Space-Revived to participate. However, everyone is welcome to join!
  • Submit your work to our Unique Planets folder
  • State in your description that the image was made for the Unique Planets contest with a link to this journal
  • Please specify in which category you are entering!
  • Two entries per deviant allowed, but only one can win
  • All entries must be created after August 24, 2016 and before October 24, 2016 (11:59 pm PST)
  • Digital and Traditional Art entries are accepted
  • All used resources must be legitimate and properly credited with a direct link. 
    FAQ #217: What are "Stock and Resources" and can I use them in my submissions?

Keep in mind that using premade planets or telescope imagery can reduce your chances of winning to 0! Challenge yourself and create your own!


Category #1:

1st place
6 months Core membership (or 2400 points)
from communityrelations

2nd place
3 months Core membership (or 1200 points)
from communityrelations

3rd Place
1 month Core membership (or 400 points)
from communityrelations

Category #2:

1st place
6 months Core membership (or 2400 points)
from communityrelations

2nd place
3 months Core membership (or 1200 points)
from communityrelations

3rd Place
1 month Core membership (or 400 points)
from communityrelations

And journal features from
cosmicbound, ErikShoemaker, Space-Revived
for all winners


:iconcosmicbound: :iconerikshoemaker:
More judges will be invited after the deadline. We don't want to prevent anyone from participating! :-)


These gems should get your creative juices flowing.


Earth's Engine Exposed by priteeboy The Archive by Julian-Faylona FISSURE by Nameless-Designer
Dark Planet Saga - Mine the moon by MLeth
SHield World Construction by AdamBurn Diamond Ring by priteeboy
Primus Ecumenicum by Julian-Faylona
Cybertron planet by JJasso Burial by SamODJ


Spiral Spires by priteeboy
 Looking Towards Home by Gate-To-Nowhere Volcanic evening by JustV23 
Alien Landscape by Chenthooran
Colors Of The Storm by Gate-To-Nowhere Exiled Reach - matte painting by Daazed-DA
ChainPlanet by Datem Planet Toa by artroni

Thanks for stopping by, and have fun!

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xGUARDSMANx Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011
Thank you very much for accepting me in your group :D
aliencharm Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
Thanks for accepting me in your group!
kievda Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Welcome !
aliencharm Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011
Thank you for accepting me in your group!
teundenouden Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
please check my art and you'll just make my day! :woohoo:

adamkuczek Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for acceptance
TaniaGarvin Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Hello all, thanks for accepte me, this group is awesome, matte painting is a great art.
Extremestalker Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011
Thanks for accepting :)
yo-sociopath Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2011   Digital Artist
kisuke-hc Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2011
thanks for accepting me :)

leave CnC on my gallery btw
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