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Hyoomans

March 10th, 2011

Panda Hyooman (Celina) with Rims - Firelit Color

So the Hyoomans in “Susan Strong” presented a bit of a chore to art staff. Designer Andy Ristaino and color stylists Ron Russell and Simon Simmonds had to come up with four versions each of eight different characters: standard for when they’re in the cave; firelit; on fire; and with gills. Maybe we’ll see them again?

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Susan Strong

March 8th, 2011

Susan Strong

Susan Strong was designed by Phil Rynda based on a sketch by creator Pendleton Ward.

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Princess Bubblegum in Sweater & Tutu with Satchel - Blushing

March 8th, 2011

Princess Bubblegum in Sweater & Tutu with Satchel - Blushing

Another new look for Princess Bubblegum. From “Susan Strong.”

– Eric

Bones

March 7th, 2011

Gate Guardian

From “Death in Bloom.” The episode’s lead designer was Phil Rynda. Natasha Allegri and Andy Ristaino were designers. The character clean-up artist was Alex Campos. Ron Russell and Simon Simmonds were the color stylists. Pat McHale was the creative director. Nick Jennings is the show’s art director.

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Death

March 3rd, 2011

Death

Here’s Death from “Death in Bloom.” Board artist Jesse Moynihan worked out the rough designs concepts, which Phil Rynda then took to create the final look. Jesse wrote on his blog,

I was sort of intimidated trying to come up with a design for such an iconic character. I wanted to pull away a bit from any the visual short hand of the cowl and the sickle. Struggled with it for a while - trying to pull a sort of Japanese cosmic alien thing; hence the zen garden. But ended up going with a Jodorowsky/Holy Mountain inspired dealie. I got really self conscious about that so later changed his face to a horse skull.

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Bubblegum, the Morrow, and Peppermint Butler

March 2nd, 2011

Princess Bubblegum with Short Curly Hair

From the episode “Death in Bloom.” Princess Bubblegum’s new ‘do is the work of Natasha Allegri. It was Phil Rynda who designed the Morrow. The episode’s character clean-up artist was Alex Campos. Ron Russell and Simon Simmonds were the color stylists. Pat McHale was the creative director. Nick Jennings is the show’s art director.

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CG Finn, Jake, Bouncy Bee, Hunny Bunny, and Silly Sam

February 22nd, 2011

CG Finn

From “Guardians of Sunshine.” The episode’s CG characters were designed by Phil Rynda then built and animated by Ke Jiang.

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A Few “Real You” Characters

February 18th, 2011

Princess Bubblegum in Shorts & T-shirt with Starry Eyes - Special Pose

The episode’s lead designer was Phil Rynda. Natasha Allegri and Andy Ristaino were designers. The character clean-up artist was Alex Campos. Ron Russell and Simon Simmonds were the color stylists. Pat McHale was the creative director. Nick Jennings is the show’s art director.

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A Bakers’s Dozen of Science Guys

February 16th, 2011

Science Guy #1

And what would any Super Science BBQ be without them?

From “The Real You.” The episode’s lead designer was Phil Rynda. Natasha Allegri and Andy Ristaino were designers. The character clean-up artist was Alex Campos. Ron Russell and Simon Simmonds were the color stylists. Pat McHale was the creative director. Nick Jennings is the show’s art director.

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Xergiok & Gummy

February 11th, 2011

Xergiok Sitting on Two Goblins

From “The Silent King.” The episode’s lead designer was Phil Rynda. Natasha Allegri and Andy Ristaino were designers. The character clean-up artist was Alex Campos. Ron Russell and Simon Simmonds were the color stylists. Pat McHale was the creative director. Nick Jennings is the show’s art director.

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