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Art Inspiration: Digging on old Scooby-Doo cartoon background artwork

illustration of house on a swamp

Can we all just take a second to appreciate the background art of the 1969 Scooby-Doo cartoons

Easily the most inspirational artwork from my childhood right here. 

I think this scene from the cartoon is what inspired my recent nostalgia for the Money Island computer game I wrote about in my webcomic.

Who did these background paintings?

I wrote a post about the artist Walter Peregoy who did the background artwork for the series over on my pop-culture roadshow blog.

Some of the things I learned about the artist

  • He had a modernist 50s style
  • Designed the 101 dalmatians cartoon look
  • Was an artist for one of the Liquid Television cartoons on MTV

Go here to see more...

Read more about the artist and their artwork on my pop-culture blog. Go here to see more background artwork


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