*+-This watercolour of the beach at Van Damme State Park looks a lot better to me now that I do not have the real thing right in front of my eyes for comparison.
*+-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..]
*+-Last weekend, Julia and I went up to the North coast on a sketching trip. I'll have some more pics to post later but to begin with, here is a beaten down old truck we stumbled on towards the outskirts of the lovely little town of Mendocino. The weather was beautiful & sunny, and despite occasional gusts of [..READ MORE..]
*+-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..]
*+-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..]