May 262011
 
Mendocino Towers

The northern California town of Mendocino has some very distinctive and quirky architecture. One prominent feature is the towers looming all over town. At first, I thought they were observation towers or merely a quirk of a long-ago architect, neither of which explained the sheer number of them. It took me a while to realise that they were [..READ MORE..]







TRiCKSTER

 Posted by on May 16, 2011  Conventions, Drawings
May 162011
 
TRiCKSTER

Here is my contribution to the first TR!CKSTER BOOK being published as a companion piece to the TR!CKSTER conference, happening CON-currently with COMIC CON in San Diego from July 19-24 this year: For a harrowing morning it appeared that my contribution was not to be included, as it been overlooked in the shuffle when the book was being [..READ MORE..]







Fish Tank

 Posted by on May 10, 2011  Character design, Drawings, VisDev
May 102011
 
Fish Tank

The organising, scanning and collating of old artwork continues… Here's a FINDING NEMO concept sketch (in gouache and pencil) from early 2000. This was the first time I'd ever worked for Pixar. I was working as a freelance design guy, and worked mostly at home under Ralph Eggleston's capable supervision. I must have jammed on visdev for a [..READ MORE..]







helmet

 Posted by on May 1, 2011  Doodling, Drawings
May 012011
 
helmet

I've been scanning old artwork, including some that posted on my site before but at a tiny size (back when the internet could only handle teeny tiny files). Here is a brushpen and gouache doodle from an old sketchbook: