One of the reasons that Photoshop is so widely loved by artists and designers is because of its versatility. If you don’t have the right photo, you can combine several photos together to make one. If that doesn’t work, you can simply paint the scene that you need. This speed art video by Psdtuts+ Author, Ed Lopez demonstrates how photo manipulation and digital painting techniques can be combined to create a beautiful matte painting of a small mountain town. The final video condenses about 10 hours of work into just under 5 minutes.