A matte painting is a digital painted representation of a landscape, set, or distant location that allows to create the illusion of an environment that is nonexistent in real life. I use this technique also to create very realistic illustrations.
A creative designer either use his own idea, or build off an idea generated by someone else, often a client or supervisor. Creative designers are an important part of helping a project build an identity.
Simply put, the colorist job is to apply color to a comic book. The colorist helps the comic book to become a finished piece of art, and is an artist in their own right, needing very different kinds of skills than the penciller and inker need.
I'm an illustrator and I'm specialized in pencil drawing, airbrush, digital illustrations. My artworks have been used for: magazines, comics, books, advertising, fashion, greetings cards, calendars, corporate work, multimedia TV, apps, animation.