This is not a matte painting.
A good bro of mine commissioned me to repaint an old image I had done of a view from our home town, Kitimat BC. This is a very familiar sight to me, as it was just a five minute walk from my house, and was right in the middle of our beautiful little town.
Photographs could never do it justice. [link] [link]
Here's the old 2006 version of this painting, for those who are curious!: