Monthly Archives: February 2008

Wicked Boy and Nausea Guy

Once upon a time…well, a few years back anyway, I created a superhero duo called, Nausea Guy and Wicked Boy. They were your typical down-and-out superheroes. Living in a one bedroom in Los Angeles, they had given up fighting against … Continue reading

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Animation Monday, Serge Bloch

A link to some short animations from Serge Bloch. He is also an illustrator, one of my favorite illustrators, and you can see his work here. Beautiful line work, funny, inspirational. His style reminds me of another of my all … Continue reading

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And this drawing is about cats

OK. The Drawing above is not about cats. It’s about Little Frank. He’s explaining his newest experiment. The news I have to share is that I will be starting a picture book with Tricycle Press. It’s a great manuscript, funny … Continue reading

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M is For…

M if for the monster that maimed Matilda. This is the ‘M’ page (ah, yah…) from my alphabet book. Which I have been working on for like 6 years… It’s almost embarrassing. It has changed styles and content, at least … Continue reading

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Animation Monday

  This Animation Monday is a link to Michael Sporn’s Blog or Splog. His company has made dozens of shorts and half hours, many animated adaptations of children’s books (for those readers counting, this post combines two topics we all … Continue reading

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quick sketch – tough guys?

 Some quick sketches from yesterday.Tough guys is where I started from. I think the middle one is retired to the coast.

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Character quick sketches

These are some REALLY rough sketches from a project that went from animated short, to animated feature pitch to comic/graphic novel. I was working on two different characters, and these were in a stack of stuff I was throwing out … Continue reading

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