Sky, sea and snow

Here are some paintings I made mainly for matte painting reference. A lot of fun studying water, clouds, snow etc.

I seem to have the same problem at the beginning of each production: The first images of glaciers, seas and skies that I was painting were a little too realistic and didn´t fit the cartoony style of the Madagascar series. This one for instance felt a little too real:

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In the end we tweaked it like this, a little more simple, stylized and saturated:

Icebergs_CL

A couple more panoramas:

AntarcticaView1_CL

AntarcticaView2-CL

Sunrise_CL

ManhattanArrival