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I don’t post here all that often anymore.

Aside from steering people towards my demo reel, so here is a big backlog of loose artwork I’ve been doing outside of teaching and paid animation. Random fan art, a CN collab entry, mucking about both traditionally and digitally, some … Continue reading

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Fairies

To blow off steam while working on my thesis I’ve decided to do some fairies and fawns inspired by our first trip to the Tennessee Renaissance Festival. Here’s the first one inspired by a fairy who was great in character … Continue reading

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Effects Week 8: Vortex

I chose a whirlpool / tornado via magical transformation for this effect idea. General notes were to add a bit of a follow-up wisps, kind of plus up the end (that’s a common kind of note this semester, but I … Continue reading

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Week 9 and 10 Sketches

Gotta get back into swing. Finish strong in these last five weeks.

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Final revisions to the Harris Burdick storyboards.

I got all A’s on this mofo. Aaaawwww yeah. Harris Burdick Storyboard Assignment Revision II by John Hill Harris Burdick Storyboard Assignment Revision II w dialog by John Hill

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Harris Burdick Advanced Storyboarding Assignment: Revision 1

The instructor gave me some specific notes, but in general this pass was just punching up some additional background details, clarifying some backgrounds and actions during the fight, and then I also elaborated the fight a bit more, to add … Continue reading

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Grad School Break Time Waster: Rebecca Dart Edition.

One of my favorite online artist / professional animation artist and comic book people is Rebecca Dart. I’m really into her most┬árecent project: Battle Kittens.               Looks like I unconsciously channeled my inner Chris … Continue reading

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Cthulhu and the half-naked unwilling sacrifice.

Luckily it’s a light week of Grad School, and we had the big fat holiday, but I’m going to start next week more exhausted then I left the last one. I’m spent, and my body seems to think it can … 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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Naked woman stabs crazed naked man…

I’m really trying to entice the search engines with that title. This was last week’s Illustration class assignment. I will be putting clothes on them, and then putting them in an environment over the next two weeks. I’ve actually already … Continue reading

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Rough Double Bounce Walk

I’ve always been intimidated by the double bounce walk. It has a lot to do with a general lack of understanding. I’ve attempted them a couple of times, and done a few professionally, but I’ve always just dove right in … Continue reading

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Cartoon Takes….

I’m a big fan of takes. Especially the takes of Tex Avery and Bob Clampett. In my professional life I have done a few takes, but frankly a take in Flash for the kind of productions I’ve worked on, and … Continue reading

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Curvy Princess (<--- should get some search hits, right?)

Last week the lesson in Traditional Animation was mastering the timing for a stagger. I envisioned a little storytelling scene with a nontraditional princess prying open the jaws of a huge slain dragon, freeing her cowering and pathetic Prince Charming … Continue reading

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A few more changes…

It’s nice to have a throw away project to mess with for a change. I’m learning a lot about these copic markers and how to get them to blend in different ways. Now that I’ve got the background colors laid … Continue reading

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Progress…

              Will I finish this fun sketch before grad school starts back on Thursday? Also, my stupid blog has reverted to the default theme. Stupid blog software is stupid.

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Low-Brow Fall of Man, A quick sketch.

Geeze, try to update your blog from your phone, and it goes all stupid. Here’s a final quick sketch I did tonight while the students worked. I did a couple small thumbnail versions before working on this big one. I … Continue reading

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Another quick pin up.

Still feeling out the copics.

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Marker doodle during class.

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