Of course, what good's a blog on creating an animated series if you don't have, well, VISUAL representation of what the show is going to look like. Back in September of this year, a very good friend of mine, a training animator and artist over at the Scuola Internazionale di Comics in Padova, Italy named Luke Ceranic, agreed to work on a few bits and bobs of concept art for the show.
This was his first attempt and I have to say, he did a damn fine job. The angularity gives it an anime quality, while the anthropomorphism is sort of a plenty of the sleekness of the artwork from say, Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog, with the liveliness and attire more befitting the Disney TV Renaissance of the 1990s.
If you want more from Mr Ceranic, not only will more artwork be coming to here soon, but you also check out his Deviantart page here: http://killb94.deviantart.com/
(GUIDE: Green male fox is Dan Clancy. Gold vixen is Risa Velton. Mammoth was actually a character from an earlier version of the pilot script that got cut in later drafts. More on that in future posts)