White images are storyboards/thumbnails (if there is a small image next to the line art) and finished layouts. Colored images are finished backgrounds. 

Thanatopsis -

1.2
1.2

Interior Establishing Pan This was one of the first shots that I did to get a feel for the style.

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1.2 Colored Lab
1.2 Colored Lab

Interior Establishing Pan This was one of the first shots that I did to get a feel for the style.

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Nomad of Nowhere - A selection of images from my work with Rooster Teeth

All images produced by me, Savanna Watson, are owned by Rooster Teeth.

   Episode 1

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NoN_01150_17

Final colored background.

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NoN_01130_5
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NoN_01150_6
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NoN_01150_1
NoN_01150_1

Original image was from earlier in the same episode, created by another background artist. I color adjusted and added to the image for the requirements of the scene and time of day.

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   Episode 2

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NoN_02060_10
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NoN_02060_20
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NoN_02060_30
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NoN_02060_50,60
NoN_02060_50,60
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NoN_02060_92,100
NoN_02060_92,100
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NoN_02060_110
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UFC - Ultimate Fairy Boxing

UFC 3.01 and 3.03
UFC 3.01 and 3.03

Storyboards by Kat MacLennan. Thumbnail sketches created based off storyboard and final line art.

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UFC 3.01 and 3.03
UFC 3.01 and 3.03

Final Colored Layout - Photoshop CC

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UFC 2.04
UFC 2.04

Animated by Olivia Dolyniuk. This scene was a proof of concept animation for the character Psilo. The then got added into the production, swapping it out with a story-boarded scene. The background was then created from the extreme keys of the animation.

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UFC 2.04
UFC 2.04

Final colored Background.

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UFC 7.01
UFC 7.01

Storyboard by Robin Ator. This background was created to be another perspective of two backgrounds previously created by Kris Hilderbrand.

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UFC 7.01
UFC 7.01

Final colored Background.

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UFC 3.00
UFC 3.00

After discussing scenes with the crew and Director, it was decided that we needed to create an establishing shot. I took all the backgrounds made by Kris Hilderbrand and myself and created a establishing shot from them.

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UFC 3.00
UFC 3.00

Finished colored background.

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UFC 13.00
UFC 13.00

The short film ends on a still shot, which was drawn by Bryan Hitchen. I was later assigned to color the finished line art.

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R.A. - Robotic Assistance 

RA 2.13
RA 2.13

Storyboard Artist: Unknown. I decided to do an alley way that looked like an old shopping district, a part of town that once was maybe not a place you wanted to be caught at night.

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RA 2.13
RA 2.13

Finished colored Background. Originally I was going with a more red, warm color pallet but my director asked that we went blue to emphasize that this was in the shade.

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RA 5.03
RA 5.03

Storyboard Artist: Unknown. Thumbnail sketches created based off storyboard and final line art.

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RA 5.03
RA 5.03

Finished colored Background.

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Misc.

Small Town - Longshot
Small Town - Longshot

Longshot of a small backwoods town. Layout was blocked out in Maya after creating a birds eye view, where I then created a sketch and finalized line-art.

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Closeup_lines
Closeup_lines

Longshot of a small backwoods town. Layout was blocked out in Maya after creating a birds eye view, where I then created a sketch and finalized line-art.

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IMG_0371
IMG_0371
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IMG_0364
IMG_0364
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Truck Stop Bathroom - LineArt
Truck Stop Bathroom - LineArt

Reference: Rick and Morty. I drew a birds eye view of the restroom before blocking it out in Maya. I then created a sketch on top of that and completed the final line art.

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Truck Stop Bathroom - Color
Truck Stop Bathroom - Color

The final colors for this background where sampled from King Jellybean episode of Rick and Morty.

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Hill-top Mansion LineArt
Hill-top Mansion LineArt

Style referencing Eyvind Earle. Created traditionally with pencil.

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Hill-top Manison Color
Hill-top Manison Color

Style referencing Eyvind Earle. Colored in a flat style, digitally.

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