Update: This is a mere acquaintance of Mr. Bones, Bogey Tyndale. He is a bit slow on the uptake, but that is mainly because he's scatterbrained in the best possible sense.
And the Honorable Mr. B. Bones himself:
I like the background. Praise the Impressionist. (James, I'm using Photoshop and the Impressionist plug-in for the painting look.)