Grant Regan City matte painting

The challenge of this personal matte was to transform a stock image of a typical  downtown centre into an atmospheric piece depicting the aftermath of a major conflict. The primary image is a stock image kindly provided by Allendra3 at Deviant Art and is provided below for comparison.

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And the stock image which provided the basis for the matte.

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The full-sized image can be found at: allendra3.deviantart.com.