Category Archives: Design

Well I did it…Adobe wins.

I joined Adobe’s new Pay Monthly scheme. I had a ‘deal’ that ran out in 2013, it saved me like 20 bucks a month. I’ve put it off for a year and finally decided to try it. I’ll let you … Continue reading

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Once a New Year – COMICRAFT Font Sale

Every January first for the past 14 years, from 12:00-12:00, Comicraft offers a sale on all their fonts at the dollar conversion of the year. So this being 2014, that means any font set sells for $20.14. It’s a GREAT … Continue reading

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CCCP Stamps

I’m trying to clean my studio this weekend in between projects. The dust is thick enough to grow plants in. My allergies are getting so bad I spend more time blowing my nose than drawing. As I was cleaning I … Continue reading

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Hans Bacher – Blog

I am adding a link to this blog and I recommend everyone interested in animation art/backgrounds/production design and art direction for film check it out. This is a terrific site. It’s put together by a marvelous artist named Hans Bacher. … Continue reading

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online project

This was the cover art for an online book I did. It was put together in Flash, and you could click through each page. It was a ‘circle’ story, sort of a mind exercise where you start with macro items … Continue reading

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Animation Monday: The Perlinger Archive

  Last week got kind of crazy, huh? It was Friday when I realized I had only posted once. I hope to get some new material posted this week. Here’s a great site I bumped into a few years ago, … Continue reading

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