As mentioned in the Derp Guide, every week the crew over on the Steven Crewniverse Tumblr post random production images, such as background images, a few storyboards, or this week (I have not fully checked it out) the entire storyboard gallery for “Serious Steven”.  They’ve also included some of the music featured in the episode.  All can be found behind the page break.

Heart of the Pyramid by Aivi & Surasshu

Strawberry Battlefield / Sleeping Pyramid

A selection of Backgrounds from the Steven Universe episode: “Serious Steven”

  • Art Direction: Kevin Dart
  • Design: Sam Bosma, Emily Walus
  • Paint: Amanda Winterstein


Background Painter Amanda Winterstein says:

hey guys! Steven Universe is back for the new year! Here are some paints I did for this weeks episode, Serious Steven. The continuously awesome Sam Bosma did the temple and strawberry fields layouts and Emily Walus did the rad teacup ride destruction!


A selection of Character, Prop, and Effect designs from the Steven Universe episode: “Serious Steven”

  • Art Direction Kevin Dart
  • Lead Character Designer Danny Hynes
  • Character Designer Colin Howard
  • Prop Designer Angie Wang
  • Color Tiffany Ford
  • Color Assist Jasmin Lai


Written and Storyboarded by Joe Johnston and Jeff Liu

Storyboard Supervisor Kat Morris


  • I think that trianguler crystal gem from the drawing is Diamond!