Thowback Thursday: Art Edition

Disney Background Art In 1997, I was working for Disney Interactive.  At the time, 3D environments were a relatively new thing.  I had the task of showing what we could do with the technology we had.  I created these backgrounds using 3DStudio and Photoshop. You might be thinking 3DStudio Max, but this was earlier thanContinue reading “Thowback Thursday: Art Edition”

My Animation Reel

Here is my new animation reel highlighting the work I did at InLight Entertainment.  We did a number of projects for Disney, Pixar, Nickelodeon and many others over the eleven years I worked there.

Art from Brave

Last year I worked on Pixar’s Brave for the Leapfrog Explorer.  It was a big project and my main task for this was painting backgrounds.  One challenge for work like this is the way the ground plane is tilted up at such a strong angle.  The reason this is done is that many objects needContinue reading “Art from Brave”

Brushes on the iPod touch: Series 3

The third series I’ve been working on is portraits of my family.   My son was interested in the portraits that have become the Held series and asked if I would paint his portrait, too.  I had him sit for me a few times.  I  don’t think I’ve completed a piece that I’ve had as muchContinue reading “Brushes on the iPod touch: Series 3”

Digital Painting on an iPod: Series 2

This is the first image of a second series of paintings made on an iPod touch.  Part of the reason I’ve been doing portraits like this is I like the feeling of intimacy these pictures have, held on a small screen.  It reminds me of the miniature paintings travelers would carry with them before theContinue reading “Digital Painting on an iPod: Series 2”