Thursday, May 20, 2010

background painting

yo dudes,

this is a background for an animated short called "This Side Up." ( the film is directed by Zane Yarbrough and Scott Vanarsdale, two very talented artists.

This was my only contribution to the film, but I had a lot of fun painting it, and I think it came out pretty cool. The shot starts out focus on the main character sitting on the crate, and then trucks out to reveal all of the packages on top of this boat. To catch the rest, you'll just have to seen the film when it is eventually released.

I hope you enjoy and there will soon be more paintings to come!



  1. Holy crap! Thats awesome Lyle. You'll get rich and famous soon enough.

  2. I'm not sure about that Doug. But thanks for the confidence in me!!

  3. That second background nails the look and feel of the film and works so well with Zane's stuff. Great job man.

  4. Nice light and color combination

  5. Hi, I just discovered your blog thru a comment you posted on Gigi's blog. I am amazed at your work. I love the color schemes you used in these two pieces, they're my fav :)
    Great work!