Heather Abels

Heather Abels

A senior matte painter with over 11 years of feature film experience, Heather has worked at several top studios like Disney Animation, Matte World Digital, and Rhythm & Hues. You may recognize some of her feature film work from Big Hero 6, Life of Pi, Avatar and Golden Compass. With a passion for training and educating the next generation of artists (and co-workers), she has taught at universities, developed training material for top studios and created online courses for CGSociety and Pluralsight. Heather currently works with clients all over the world as a matte painter, concept artist and illustrator.

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