You can see the whole post hereÂ of a ton of background art from the critically acclaimed show “Batman the Animated Series”
I was fortunate to workÂ at WB during this time on Animaniacs and had many friends working on BTAS. It was truly a huge amount of incredible talent collected together. One of the coolest concepts they used to give the art that brooding night time feel,Â was to paint on black poster board instead of white poster board so that everything had this dark feel right from the get go. Truly amazing artwork in this show… hurry and check it out now before someone makes them take it down.
What is your name and your current occupation?
Michael Hitchcox / 2D Background Instructor Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario andÂ freelance 2D background artist.(Photoshop either colour keys or productionÂ backgrounds)
What are some of the crazier jobs you had before getting into animation?
Worked as a highways ticket guy for construction crews. Worked as a landscaper for aÂ dutch owner (nice guy, just a very hard worker)
What are some of your favorite projects you’re proud to have been a part of?
MagicÂ School Bus, Beetlejuice (the animated series),Gargoyles, Gift Eater promo, variousÂ productions for Atomic Cartoons.
Where are you from and how did you get into the animation business?
Oakville, Ontario,Â Canada. I went through for ï¬ne arts, never thought of animation or anythingÂ commercial…but Continue reading