I'm Greg Bartlett, a freelance background artist. I paint backgrounds and environments for 2D animated productions, video games and board games.

I'm available for remote work or in-studio opportunities (particularly in Adelaide or Melbourne)

Get in touch at greg@backgroundart.net

Previous Experience

Freelance Background Artist and Game Artist
2011 - Current
Freelance 2D background art for animation and art assets for games. Clients include B├ęzier Games, JazzaStudios, Armor Games, Monstrum Games, BrightMind Studios and Jay Armstrong Games

Studio Moshi
Background Artist
2017 - 2018
Line work, colouring and lighting of background art for Shopkins Wild, including key backgrounds for some locations.

Draw with Jazza
Background Artist
2015 - 2016
Created backgrounds for 'The Tale Teller', an animated short by the Youtube channel Draw with Jazza and funded by Screen Australia's Skip Ahead grant.

Elvidian Entertainment
Freelance Game Artist
2011 - 2014
Created backgrounds and in game art assets for web games including 'Portal Panic', 'The Engineer', 'Shadow Tag', 'Robinson Crusoe: The Game', 'Cripple Cannon', 'Ortus' and 'Battle For Wayland Keep'

Advanced Diploma in Screen and Media - Game Art
2009 - 2010