Scott Watanabe works as a visual development artist at Disney. He received his first screen credit for Disney’s Tangled, on which he started as a trainee.
Scott’s main role on Tangled was “texture referencing the environments,” as he describes on a post containing examples of his work. Occasionally he got the opportunity to design props, environments, and “Moment Paintings and ideation sketches” such as the concepts for a jackalope head prop and a tavern scene below.
When a film needs meat, somebody has to design the meat. Scott designed these meat props with warm, textural washes that give them the visual-flavor of classic cartoon meat: