Held: Digital Paintings made on an iPod touch

This is a series I am currently working on called Held.  The work came about after a few things happening around the same time.  One was that I had an iPod and was wondering what I might do with it creatively, another was I found out about an app called Brushes from a colleague.  TheContinue reading “Held: Digital Paintings made on an iPod touch”

Disney Animation Artist

This past summer I worked on a title for Leapfrog’s new Leap Pad called Disney Animation Artist.  It was a tough project, but worth the effort in the end – and it’s been one of the top sellers for the Leap Pad.   I was creating drawing and animation lessons using Disney’s heritage characters; Mickey,Continue reading “Disney Animation Artist”

Storyboard sketches from Cars 2

I did quite a few storyboard drawings for Cars 2 on the Explorer.  There was a ton of work to do, so keeping the sketches loose and quick was the way to go. That’s Finn McMissile in the foreground (above).  He was  voiced by Michael Caine -one of my favorite actors.  My father said heContinue reading “Storyboard sketches from Cars 2”

Cars 2 – Models

I built and textured three of the characters for the CARS 2 Explorer title;  Lightning McQueen, Pacer and Sheriff.   Of the three characters I found Sheriff (bottom image) the most difficult to do.  It wasn’t that he was more complicated than the others, it was that I had less reference to go by.  I woundContinue reading “Cars 2 – Models”

A little bit of time travel

I’ve been looking through some of my old drawings lately and came across this.  I did this sketch of my wife, Gillian, as she slept on the couch.  Her mother put that quilt on her and our cat, Astro, thought it looked like a nice spot for a nap too.  That was in 1990.  Sadly,Continue reading “A little bit of time travel”

Art from Cars 2

Hi, This is my first ever blog post so I thought I’d put up a few images I did for work last year.  I work for Inlight Entertainment in Victoria, BC, Canada as an artist.  We produced a Cars 2 title for the Leapfrog Explorer.  One of the things I liked about doing this projectContinue reading “Art from Cars 2”