Monday, December 25, 2017

Christmas Cleanout

My yearly tradition to read Dickens' "Christmas Carol" has been completed, and now I'm taking a few moments to clean out some doodles from by drawing binder. Tis the last glad tidings of the year. Enjoy.

Some new stuff on a very old idea.

New stuff on something new. 
 And, some more stuff on "The Elliptical World of Snurd".
Have a safe and Happy New Year!


Sunday, November 12, 2017

November Clean Out

My sketch book is getting a bit bulky and heavy so I thought I would clean it out a bit. Lot's of garbage to throw out and a few teasers to post here. Enjoy.

Just some randomness ...
Sometimes an old idea can come off the rails a bit and then come back again. I tossed out a lot, but these are a few which are starting to come back to where I'd like the look to be for this unmentioned older idea. These are still a bit too 'real' and need to be 'cartooned' up a bit more, but they are halfway closer than the tossed out stuff.
I keep circling back to "The Elliptical World of Snurd" idea I had years ago. The story will eventually be told in 12-parts, but I just don't have the time to dive in and focus on it much.
This last little bit of randomness is for a new idea. There isn't much to it yet except a few drawings, but, time permitting, I hope to do some more scribbles on this soon.

Monday, July 03, 2017

A 150th Birthday

Long hiatus from posting because of work. I am co-directing on a crazy huge and busy production which is due to air on Nickelodeon USA this fall (toys by Fisher-Price). The production is such a beast that two directors can barely manage all of the work which needs doing, but it is getting done because of a fantastic team of people which I am super proud to be able to work with.

It is also the CANADA DAY long weekend where I have the luxury of a bit of down time to try and post a few things before disappearing again until Christmas. Enjoy.

And, HAPPY 150th CANADA!!

A girl.
 A guy.

 An old idea being resurrected.
 Some rough development for locations on the old idea.


 And a possible new idea. Who knows when I will have tome to work on it, but the seed is sewn.

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Fatigue of the Soul

Think happy thoughts. Think happy thoughts. Think. Happy. Thoughts.

It's the new mantra instead of thinking about work. The production is a hybrid 2D/3D project and the amazing people who I am privileged to work every day with are fine tuning the pipeline of this new process, and even though this has not been an entirely enjoyable production the results are looking pretty good. Yay team!

Being kept so busy has also meant that some personal projects have been starved of attention, but I have jumped back into one project and am tasked to finishing up the writing of the story before the end of the summer. Drawing wise, there isn't much to show for being absent from posting for half a year, but for what I am willing to show ... enjoy.

A small bit of randomness. 
 Girls are always nice to draw.
A few more scribbles for The Elliptical World of Snurd
 Like I said, there isn't much to show, but I will try to round up some more very soon. Take care.


Sunday, July 24, 2016

The End is Nigh ... Maybe

I've been busy. Really.

Directing a show is a lot of work and worry, and nearly all of my time is focused on everything a Director does during a production. There aren't enough hours in any day or week or month to get everything done. Basically, a typical production.

I don't have much to show of my own stuff, but for what there is here ... enjoy.

A few bits of development for work which were not used.
A few scribbles for an idea called: The Troubled Tales of Wink
Just a few bits of randomness.
More development for a very old idea called: The Elliptical World of Snurd. The two main characters are Toss and his pet dog, Speedbump. There are twelve adventures in this story arc which build to the solving of a thousand year old mystery.
A recurring character in the Snurd World called Chubba and he first appears in a story called: Finding Chubba.
 
A few ideas for some land rovers which Toss and Speedbump could drive on some of their adventures.