Doing hand-painted backgrounds are what it's all about! My friend Ian Stewart used to work at Soup2Nuts as well, and the forest watercolors were painted for a pilot he was directing. I've also thrown in a few other random backgrounds from other projects.
C o n c e p t a n d O t h e r B a c k g r o u n d s
C h a r a c t e r D e s i g n
Sometimes I got to work on character design. These are a few of my favorites. The first 5 images are characters based on my childhood next door neighbors in Worcester, MA.