Tuesday, March 8, 2011


OK, gang, have a look at today's cartoon (thanks, again, YouTube):

Now, the background art by Robert Gentle. Note the stylistic influence of the fifties: simpler, leaner, overall far less elaborate B/G art. This opening shot of Sherwood Forest is a notable exception:

Which then pans right... here's the digitally assembled pan shot (couldn't eliminate the "Sh," sorry)

A great castle shot:

Most unusual, this huge vertical pan:

For reference, here's the bottom framing of the pan shot:

And various interior castle shots:

This is an interior too... of Tom's dental cavern!

The next few are in and around the castle (including the moat!):

The final background today is another rendering of Sherwood Forest:

And for today, boys and girls, this is: