Category Archives: Adobe After Effects

I get my ideas from the bottom of stones thrown through my windows

I have no idea how REAL picture book creators come -up with ideas…isn’t that always the question all artists get asked? Where do you get your ideas? I get my ideas each morning. They are written on the bottom of … Continue reading

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Amanita Design

I’m usually not a big fan of video games. I mean, I play them – when I have time…if I have time…when I USED to have time. But the standard 3D graphics have gotten stale to me. There’s something about … Continue reading

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Animation Monday, Mary and her Little Lamb

I finally finished this animated short-short. It took me forever.I think I had the sound track done a year ago. Just been too busy to get all the pieces together. As with every project, I think it could be better, … Continue reading

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Food Fight the movie!

I had the pleasure of creating a few minutes of traditional animation for a documentary made by Chris Taylor in association with November Films. It’s called Food Fight, and it shines a spotlight on American eating habits. They just launched … Continue reading

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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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Interesting Animation Style

The clip above is the opening 13 seconds or so from an animated project I art directed and animated…that never saw the light of day. Heck, it didn’t even see a light bulb swinging back and forth in the wind … Continue reading

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Animation Monday 2

Last week I think I called this Great Animation Mondays or something. Well today, it’s Old Animation Monday.  I was cleaning up and found an old project. It was shot on 16mm at UCLA, and I hadn’t seen a copy … Continue reading

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