Final frame from the animated film The Road to El Dorado (2000).
Color key for the background painting. It was originally meant to be a backlit scene but as you can see in the final version we brought the light around to the front.
Painted foreground element.
Final background painting. All images Copyright DreamWorks Animation.
And for those of you who have been asking for a gouache landscape sketch demo, I have one up over on Landsketch.