Category Archives: Dreamworks

All three episodes of Book Reports

Here are link to all three animated shorts on Dreamwork TV’s You Tube channel. These shorts I wrote and designed. But it’s kind of hard to find a link to all three of them.   Alive in Wonderland Peter Pan   … Continue reading

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Episode 3 of Book Reports!

The third episode of Book Reports is online now. And this time Greta tells us all about Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie. But don’t expect it to go as planned. Book Reports is a new series of animated short subjects … Continue reading

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Animation Monday

To continue a discussion from last week, there have been quite a few feature films based on picture books. At first this seems an odd combination. A picture book is constructed to be short, clean, almost zen like. These days … Continue reading

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Animation Monday

I’m back on this horse. It used to be Animation Wednesday. But I’ve moved it. No room on Wednesdays anymore. All I can promise about Animation Monday, is a post that is about animation. Kind of. In some way. Sort … 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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Vancouver British Columbia

Been away on a short trip to Vancouver. And this visit reminded me why I tell everyone it is my favorite city in North America. But more on that some other time. Had a great visit and spent some time … Continue reading

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Illustration Monday: Paul and Gëtan Brizzi

If you are not familiar with the work of these two brothers, check the site linked below. If you are a person who loves draftsmanship skills, it doesn’t get too much better than the Brizzi brothers. I have never met … Continue reading

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