Some backgrounds I designed for Adventure Time’s “Love Games” episode. Storyboard artist Andy Ristaino was our lead character designer on the show, and this was his first episode to board. He had a very specific idea on the look of the Slime Kingdom with some of his preliminary sketches, so all the designs were very much inspired by him.
As always, the BG paint team are: Sandra Calleros, Ron Russell, and Terri Shikasho. And Art Director Nick Jennings leading the way.
Been a little busy to post some Adventure Time stuff…so here’s my favorite BGs I designed for the “The Vault” episode that aired last week. I loved this one because of the mythology and peek into the start of the Candy Kingdom and pretty much the start of Ooo.
As always, the BG painters (Sandra Calleros, Ron Russell, and Terri Shikasho) strut their color badassness. Art Director Nick Jennings leading the way. Please give a look at my BG design partner in crime, Derek Hunter's tumblr too. He usually posts some of his designs there.
In a class I help instruct, I decided to do the assignment with the students. The class was instructed to take a classic fairy tale/fable/short story and make it their own. Change the genre, gender switch, change the time period…whatever they wanted to do. And then the stories were swapped with someone else’s. From the premise I was given, this is what I came up with…