I was a scenic artist, on set for the shoot, and while I took a number of photos, I realized I hadn't posted them here.
So, here we go.
First, the books. The majority of the action takes place in a library. Each individual book was hand-painted. I never did find out how many hundreds we actually painted.
A maquette of Morris stands in for his animated counterpart in the library for size reference.
The city of New Orleans is slowly coming together.
Check out the trailer for the completed film. It's available on iTunes.