Monthly Archives: February 2009

Charlie in Progress

Here is another revised Charlie poster for the Oregon Children’s Theatre. I’ve pushed the coloring a bit further than I planned after discussion with their creative and marketing staff.  I think it’s a good dramatic moment and gets to the … Continue reading

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Posters

I’ve been working on a set of posters for the next season of shows from the Oregon Children’s Theatre. They have five really interesting plays for their next season and I just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to dive into … Continue reading

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Manu Larcenet

I’m not some wacky fan-boy-child-man…No I’m not. But I really admire Manu Larcenet’s work. I’ve written about his graphic novel, Lillte Victoires and I wish more of his work made it into English so I could read and not just … Continue reading

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Animation Thursday

This was passed on to me a few folks now, and thanks to them all! It’s a great find. Based on the beautiful book by Oliver Jeffers this animated short looks amazing. The character design, the modeling and lighting. Amazing. … Continue reading

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Cenozoic part 3

The final pages from the first Jerry Caveman Inventor story from Cenozoic comics published by OPP. I’m also happy I got to use the word cudgel in the story. And what’s funny without an underwear joke? Who says I don’t … Continue reading

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Cenozoic part 2

Jerry,  Caveman Inventor, continues his efforts to garner appreciation for his invention of The Shoe. I’ll post the final pages tomorrow! This was all drawn in Photoshop from my typical lose pencil layouts.

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Cenozoic

This is from the first Cenozoic comic book published by OPP back in 2004-05. One of my favorite characters, Jerry, Caveman Inventor tries his best to share his newest invention, shoes, with his fellow citizens. Laughs ensue. I’ll post the … Continue reading

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