Backstory: Clark - a (depressed) filing-clerk at city-hall - has only one dream: to become a pastry-chef. He has a plan. A well thought out plan. He even has found the perfect place to start his shop; an small old government building. The only problem: the closing-date to put an option on it was yesterday, and he was to late to send in his request. So now he has to add his to break into the filing-room (ok, break in is a huge word considering he has a key), and get his application into the right file. If only it wasn't one in the top drawers.
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I wanted to create a background that was both big and claustrophobic (small man in a big big world). A badly lit filing-room was perfect for that.
I had sketched out a lot of small trinkets to put in the (messy) room, but due to time constraints and this annoying illness I wasn't able to. Still, I'm not unhappy with the end-results. There are some parts that could use some extra work, but overall it has a nice atmosphere, some fun details, and a cartoony charm...and it mostly fits within the theme.
Ps. Thanks for the extension!