Finding Nemo

Feb 262017
 
FINDING NEMO: more VisDev

Here are a few more visual development sketches done while working in Ralph Eggleston‘s art department on FINDING NEMO, way back in 2000. Some of my drawings of turtles and pelicans seen here (as well as designs for a moorish idol and sharks posted earlier) actually made it into the ART OF FINDING NEMO book. None of the VisDev I [READ MORE…]

NEMO: Sharks

 Posted by on September 17, 2011  Character design, VisDev, Work  Tagged with: , ,
Sep 172011
 
NEMO: Sharks

Here are some visual development designs I drew for FINDING NEMO back in 2000, when I was freelancing for the Pixar art department and RALPH EGGLESTON. This was around the time that I began doing artwork in the computer, and in fact this first colour image was one of the first I’d ever finished in Photoshop. The character was drawn [READ MORE…]

NEMO: Fish Tank

 Posted by on May 10, 2011  Character design, Drawings, VisDev  Tagged with: , ,
May 102011
 
NEMO: Fish Tank

The organising, scanning and collating of old artwork continues… Here’s some FINDING NEMO concept sketches (in gouache and pencil) from early 2000. FINDING NEMO was the first time I’d ever worked for Pixar, as a freelance visual development artist, working mostly at home under RALPH EGGLESTON’s capable supervision. I must have jammed on visdev for about 6 months or so, [READ MORE…]

Dan Lee Tribute

 Posted by on January 24, 2008  Artists  Tagged with: , , ,
Jan 242008
 
Dan Lee Tribute

Randall Sly has put up a small ONLINE TRIBUTE to the late, great DAN LEE at the always interesting Character Design Blog. Many people here in the Bay Area animation community knew and loved Dan, but for those of you who may not have heard of him, he was one of the main character designers at Pixar, doing some GREAT [READ MORE…]

Dan Lee

 Posted by on January 17, 2005  Colleagues, Friends, Thoughts  Tagged with: , , , ,
Jan 172005
 
Dan Lee

After a long battle with cancer that got into his lungs, Dan Lee died this last weekend. He was only 35 years old. I worked with him recently at Pixar where he was one of the main character designers, but we first met at Colossal Pictures back in the mid 1990’s. I believe that Colossal was the first place he [READ MORE…]