(This text is a part of the article published in the book DAM III - Digital Art Master 3)
"...Desnoyers-Ville was a special and uncommon project. Back in 2006, I did a four months contract at the company called Alpha-Vision based in Laval, Canada.
They are specialized in 3D pre-visualization architecture and they were looking to improve their skills in matte-painting because architecture and digital matte-painting are two similar fields.
They both create digital backgrounds with the same type of softwares, but they work with different clients. Martin Desnoyers was one of my students.
He had a lot of motivation but he was stocked with what some people call the "blank sheet syndrome" which means that you have problems to start your artwork because nothing comes to mind...."