MattePaint.com

The highest quality reference imagery for artists!

VFX & Matte Painting

Find the right image. Save time and deliver quality

Games & VR Worlds

Buld amazing realistic worlds with HD images!

Concept Art

Get inspired for your next concept art.

Architectural Visualization

Stunning skys you can print as big as you want.

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For Artists, By Artists

MattePaint was borne of the frustration of finding images for film and we believe all artists should take their own reference. MattePaint is here to give that reference back to the community. Photography taken by artists, for artists.

Unrivaled Quality & Freedom

Tired of searching through unusable iamges or dealing with copyright? Images too dark or bright?
We ensure every image is top notch. We shoot and store everything in multiple exposures - no more clamped values!
Once downloaded the image is yours to use in your work.

Time = $

Stop wasting time searching in the wrong places. We make sure every image is suited for production. We are on a mission to help artists and studios save time and focus on being cretive.

Professional Features

Photo Shoot

Photo Shoot

Location panoramic shots in 3
exposures.

Image Quality

Image Quality

HD resolution, multiple exposure
values, minimum grain and blur

Image Selection

Image Selection

Growing library of 100,000+
production quality images

RAW format

RAW format

RAW / HDR formats even for
panorama images

Search Tools

Search Tools

Search powered by machine learning, popular categories and filters

Download Options

Download Options

Select your resolutions and exposure

  • Nicolas Plazannet

    "MattePaint is a must-have tool if you want to work faster."

    Nicolas Plazannet - Matte PainterMotion Picture Company
  • Ian Vicknair

    "MattePaint holds the standard in image reference for the industry and continue to push the boundaries for their clients"

    Ian Vicknair - Matte PainterFramestore
  • Emma Wittwer

    "I want to hug the people who created this, its everything I ever wanted in an image reference site"

    Emma Wittwer - Junior Matte Painter
  • Dax Pandhi

    "MattePaint makes the industry less lazy and more awesome!"

    Dax Pandhi - CEO - QuadSpinnerQuadSpinner
  • Stefan Bernscherer

    "MattePaint makes finding images actually enjoyable!"

    Stefan Bernscherer - Compositor, Matte Painter, 3D generalist
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Sample Images

Checkout these sample images for a closer inspection

  • 20K pixels wide panorama image 85 megapixels

  • Nepal - 180° panorama 16K pixels wide

  • 16K pixels wide

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Subscriptions

Great value for frequent users. Keep your credits as long as you are subscribed.

Monthly
Annually

Artist

$13.25 USD

$159.00 yearly

500 credits

Monthly Refill

  • Free 1,200px images
  • 10% off credit packs
  • Bonus + Rollover credits
  • 0EV Exposure only
  • 1 Private Collection

Freelance

$36.50 USD

$438.00 yearly

1,500 credits

Monthly Refill

  • Free 1,200px images
  • 10% off credit packs
  • Bonus + Rollover credits
  • 5 Exposures + DNG/RAW
  • 10 Private/Public Collections

Studio

$116.50 USD

$1,398.00 yearly

5,000 credits

Monthly Refill

  • Free 1,200px images
  • 10% off credit packs
  • Rollover credits
  • 5 Exposures + DNG/RAW
  • Unlimited Collections
Customize Options:

Custom monthly refill credits, number of users, image license, IP whitelisting and more.

Credit Packs

Pay as you go Credit Packs. Good for occasional users.

250

Credits

$12

USD

1,000

Credits

$45

USD

2,500

Credits

$99

USD