2.5D environment concept art

2.5D animation build from a 2D environment concept art and integrate 3D animation.
Software: Photoshop, After Effects and Maya

The layers

For to create a 2.5D animation from static photo you must to separate it by layers and recreate the hiden parts, but creating the environment concept art it´s easy you only have to build by planes from near to far

3D integration

To integrate 3D animation you don’t need any tracking system, only move the cam in the 3D software with the same settings and frames like in the 2.5D composition