Cartoon Backgrounds

Earlier in the year I was asked to create some backgrounds for an animation series pitch. First, they wanted to create a single image of a village where the lead characters live, which would act as an overview image for the show. Then I created backgrounds for a short animated section. Here are the results with a bit of process.





a group show in tribute to the filmography of Guillermo Del Toro

G1988 (West)
7-10 PM

THIS FRIDAY NIGHT, at G1988 (West), we will open In Service of Monsters: a group art show in tribute to the films of Guillermo Del Toro's filmography. Curated by Chogrin and Gary Deocampo, dozens of artists will reinterpret films like Pan's Labryinth, Pacific Rim and Hellboy in their own styles. The opening reception on September 11th, will run from 7-10 PM at G1988 (West). We expect a large crowd, so we advise early attendance. The exhibit will consist of paintings, prints, sculptures and multi-media installations. The show will run through October 3rd and be online, available for purchase starting September 12th at