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“We made an Adventure Time mural!”

May 31st, 2009

Fan Art Mural

Dear Pen,

I am Paula Te. My friends and I live in a dorm at college. We can paint whatever we want on the walls of this dorm. So we decided to paint a mural of a scene from Adventure Time. (We love your animated short. It’s so mathematical.)

Here’s an image, attached. That’s me and Nick (he helped paint Mars). We hope you like it!

We’re looking forward to your new series on CN.

Thanks,
Paula

Paula also wanted to credit Phil who painted the green planet to the right and some of earth. — Eric

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“Enchiridion” Props

May 29th, 2009

The Enchiridion

Not only are they responsible for Adventure Time’s character designs, but Phil, Tom, and Natasha have got to come up with the show’s props, from castle cracks to rain puddles. I know I’m being lazy by posting so many here (just a share of the episode’s total), but it’s Friday.

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“The Enchiridion” Characters

May 28th, 2009

Candy Crowd

Character art from Phil Rynda, Natasha Allegri, and Tom Herpich. Turnarounds are generally utilitarian, but these make me laugh.

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“Enchiridion” Backgrounds

May 27th, 2009

Ext. Candy Kingdom Courtyard - Day

Background designs from “The Enchirdion”. The show’s bg designers are Santino Lascano and Ghostshrimp.

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More “Prisoners of Love” Backgrounds

May 26th, 2009

An excess of riches! Three more backgrounds, colored by Sue Mondt and Martin Ansolabehere, from “Prisoners of Love”.

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“Prisoners of Love” Backgrounds, in Color

May 26th, 2009

Pen continues to put together a crackerjack crew of artists with the addition of Sue Mondt and Martin Ansolabehere. Sue and Martin’s first Adventure Time assignment? Coloring the backgrounds for “Prisoners of Love”. Here are just three.

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“The Royal Promise” Storyboard

May 19th, 2009

While the full board is credited to Elizabeth Ito and Adam Muto, these pages are Elizabeth’s. (Correct me if I’m wrong, someone.)

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Stock Woods

May 18th, 2009

Stock Woods

Woods, stock background. Designed by Ghostshrimp, colored by Nick Jennings.

– Eric

A word from Pen.

May 17th, 2009

I asked Pen to do an email interview about the show, since we hadn’t heard directly from him in a while. As usual, he came back with something even better.  –Fred

I made this interview for http://www.adventuretime.tv and http://www.frederator.com — Man, I don’t know what I’m sayin.

To follow up on some of these ideas.. what I’m trying to do with Adventure Time is create a cartoon that kids are going to have fond memories of after they grow up… and hopefully will be able to go back into and watch again and appreciate it a new way after they grow up.

I’m tryin to make it timeless - - - like peewee’s play house. With jokes that should be funny for adults and kids. When I was muttering about “real characters” What I mean is… when I was a kid I cared about cartoon characters. I cared about Lisa Simpson when she loved her substitute [Read more…]

“Prisoners of Love” EFX

May 15th, 2009

Ice King Finger Lightning EFX

By Tom Herpich.

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