Category Archives: Monsters

A bunch of random art.

You’ll have an easier time following me on tumblr or instagram, but here’s a big ole’ art dump just to stay current.

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Effects Week 7: Lightning / Electricity

Major notes were that the held frame was too long, which is true. A suggestion that the lightning should arc straight to the figure, and not have that frame where it is half way there (I totally agree) and that … Continue reading

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Don’t Invite Wolfman to Tea

Don’t Invite Wolfman to Tea from John T Hill on Vimeo. For those of you who want to see a more retro / edited version. This was a final in a Flash class. Limited animation, limited assets. If you like … Continue reading

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Submitted a recent final to Newgrounds.

An exercise in limited animation with limited assets, this is the final I did for a Flash course I just wrapped up this summer. All of these assets were created in Illustrator, so that was a learning experience and challenge. … Continue reading

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Warewelf….

I started a tradition my first semester of trying to work a Dracula and a Wolfman into at least one assignment every semester. Sometimes, I’ve missed it, but I generally squeeze one or the other in somewhere.

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Happy Halloween 2012.

Here are some layout thumbnails, practicing different design principles. I self imposed a Halloween / Universal Monsters theme on mine, because otherwise I was a little too bored to come up with anything I wanted to draw. Here you’ll see … Continue reading

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Revisions and additions: Goose Sneak and Zip Out Edition

So this was two assignments combined, and will probably be the only one I do in color this semester. It’s too time consuming, and the benefits are nill when you have to rush the ink and color. Plus, I like … Continue reading

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Hey guys, they are some drawings.

So here is my final for Drawing from Imagination, and the constructions, cause you know, students might see this. There are of course, a ton more bits of construction, but that would look like a mess to show you. I … Continue reading

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In class sketch….

Today was a busy day, and it had its ups and downs. While teaching tonight I built a quick profile view library in Toon Boom Animate Pro so I could demo it for the students next week. When I was … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween 1.2

Hope everyone had a good evening.  My family was always really into Halloween, and my wife has been really supportive in that as I’ve tried to make it a big deal for our 2-year-old. He really took to the trick … Continue reading

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Dracula is coming to suck your bloods…

This quarter the students are building their own character libraries for the walk cycles, and using the Dexter library for the lip synch only. I built this one along side them and then we all started walk cycles with our … Continue reading

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Who dat smooth operator knocking down dem’ Traditional Animation A’s?

It’s me baby. This first one got some timing notes, but I haven’t had a chance to revise it. It still merited the A. Unfortunately, it was pretty difficult. Our assignment was to do two head turns. One in full … Continue reading

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