Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? We all know the answer to that question, but storyboard artist Adam Paloian, who drew the absorbent, yellow, porous character (and a few of his friends) exclusively for SYFY WIRE.
It’s been 20 years since the talking sponge that still wears square pants started serving Krabby patties, and Paloian has been a fan for as long as SpongeBob SquarePants has been around. He got his dream job as a writer for the show five and a half years ago and can never get enough of it. Can anyone really be fed up with sea creatures in shorts (or in Sandy’s case, a spacesuit) or a meowing snail?
The artist thinks the game extends to the page. The characters are constantly on the move and sometimes find themselves in the most ridiculous poses – you have to see him drawing Mr. Krabs when Krusty Krab‘s boss is pretty much crushed after too many hours trying to make a profit while dealing. with SpongeBob and Patrick. That was the case with Mr. Krabs acting with his huge eyes, which is why Paloian even gave the exhausted crustacean a black eye.
âI’m trying to get something dynamic and not too rigid,â he said.
Other characters also act with unexpected body parts. Patrick has all those starfish appendages that Paloian had endless fun with, like the version that fell apart from working too long on the cash register. Then you have a character like Plankton, who has even more possibilities because he’s so simple. Paloian admitted that sometimes it’s the simplest expressions that are the funniest but also the most difficult to master.
If you want to see SpongeBob SquarePants come to life and his co-stars transform into all kinds of weird faces, watch!
This article was written by Elizabeth Rayne.