Here is a selection of the backgrounds that were produced for Third Time's A Charm short. I had so much fun creating the backgrounds, more fun than animating, shhhhhh. That is probably because the still image is a familiar place for me. I did this short so I could experience the whole process of creating an animated short and MAN did I love doing these backgrounds. Don't get my wrong, I LOVE animating; breathing life and "hopefully" personality into a drawing but the big surprise came from the joy I got from creating a mood and a setting in these backgrounds. After going through the production of this short, I now pay more attention to the backgrounds in cartoons and movies and how they strengthen the goals for a scene.
…and now you can see the backgrounds in context.