Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Ships!



One of my ship layouts for Piotr's class.

30 minute speedpaint on it.

By the way, watch Curious George if you get the chance. It's really heartwarming.

Oh ya, and I updated my demo reel (again). It now has more life drawing, more layout, more character design, and more animation, as well as music. Check it out in the demo reel post below, or to the right.

Kthx.

1 Long-eee



A 10 minute drawing of Fiona.

Two Quickies





2 One Minute drawings of Fiona.

Monday, February 27, 2006

Robert Kim



It's Robert Kim, with his little tablet, grinning like he does.

Another Layout


Just a quick (like, less than 20 minutes quick) monchromatic tonal paint on a layout from earlier on in the year.

The markering was probably better, but I don't really remember....

Anyways, hope you like it.

Sunday, February 26, 2006

One Layout



Here's a layout I did earlier on in the year.

I've been wanting to post my layouts (because layout and life drawing (and possibly storyboarding) are my two favorite classes) but Piotr never handed them back.... so I speedpainted this one in Photoshop just to give it some tone. Hope you like it.

Saturday, February 25, 2006

Maya! Sack!



Hey there,

Just taught myself how to model in Maya using Polygons. Thought you'd think it'd be neat.

P.S. Yes, I've done a NURBS one too, but this one is better, methinks.

Pierre-Luc Aubé



It's just Pierre.

More Bazo



Still working on the same sequence, but a new painting.

Hope you guys like the look.

Miyazaki-san



Hey there,

There's now a 'trailer' for the new Ghibli film, "Tales from Earthsea" floating around the net. Unfortunately it's a RealPlayer file, but still worth checking out.

The film is directed by Goro Miyazaki, son of Hayao. If you didn't already know, Goro has a blog, and is translated into english on This Site. It's also linked at right.

Another thing to note is that Howl's Moving Castle will (finally) be released March 7. Also out that day is a 2-disc set for My Neighbour Totoro, as well as the previously unreleased Whispers of the Heart.

One more thing, I got a chance to see Sylvain Chomet's short film, "La Vieille Dame Et Les Pidgeons". I recommend seeing it if you can get the chance.

Friday, February 24, 2006

Adric Worley



Yup, It's Adric Worley, currently in Art Fundamentals at Sheridan. Thanks for posing, mate.

P.S. Yes, I updated this post with a better image and changed the name of the post.

Life of the Day






Two drawings from today.

Meh.

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Me Feel So Stupid



After twiddling around with the settings of my blog in the wee hours of the morning, I realise that I accidently turned on comment moderation, and no comments were showing up.

What's even cooler is that it's been going on for at least a month.

Awesome.

I've tried to reply to all backlogged comments, so if you've commented in the last month, I've tried to address it. Sorry, and thanks all for stopping by!

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Today's Life








Some drawings of Janine.

Monday, February 20, 2006

Costumage








That's not a word.

But these are four drawings from today.

Sunday, February 19, 2006

Fallen Art takes Another



Congrats to makers of the short film Fallen Art for winning a BAFTA Award today.

I hope you guys will get a chance to see this short - really well done, in my opinion.

Also, if you can get the chance, go to the Ottawa International Animation Festival next year. Please. It's worth your while.

Friday, February 17, 2006

Today's Post



A 10 minute drawing.

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Bazo! Bazo! Bazo!






Two background paintings from the Third year group film Bazo. For more from the film check out Casper and Trev's blogs.

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Two More





Here's two more life drawings from today. One five and a 10 minute.

Deb








A 5 and two tens, with one especially bad likeness. I like the second 10 though.

Gestures!









Some 2 minute gestures of Debby in Costume.

Monday, February 13, 2006

Halya



Hah-lee-ah. Mychaskiw.

She's hard to draw.

Life, In Color






Some color life drawings. Nude model, clothed the figure from reference.

Had some Fun.

Sunday, February 12, 2006

Jasper Morello



I gotta plug this short. It's really, really, really awesome. Also, make sure to check out the official site for a trailer.

It was definetly the best thing I saw at Ottawa.

Sylvain Chomet!

There's some hullabaloo around the net about what Sylvain Chomet's up to.

First off (via Cartoon Brew)



A Commercial by Sylvain Chomet for an insurance company.



Also, via Atomic Bear Press is info about the Illusionist, the story about

An aging magician who befriends a girl in scotland and can't bear
to tell her that his magic is not real

Lastly, there's the Imdb Page for Sylvain Chomet saying that he's working on two more features, by the names of Barbacoa:

As Prussian troops lay siege to Paris, a veterinarian at the city's Jardins des Plantes zoo fights to protect Barbacoa the monkey and other animals being eyed by hungry children.


And The Tale of Despereux described as:

Together, three very unlikely heroes -- a literary mouse, an awkward servant girl, and a conflicted rat -- cross paths with a princess.

Friday, February 10, 2006

Toy Story 3



Toy Story 3 might be back in production at Pixar. What's even more notable about this post is the fact that Pixar may be making two films a year. Yowza.

One Man Band




There's a One Man Band clip here. Check it out.

Pan Painting


Just got tired of working on this one as well.

Hope you like it.

Also, I'll be working on some more backgrounds for Bazo, Casper's film - so I may or may not post something this weekend. Depends.

Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Fresh Faces



Here are some fresh faces that I did today. Lisa Tao in first year, and Danny Molek, Sheridan graduate. 'Twas good to see Danny up and kicking it - helping on his film was a definite blast.

Anyways, hope you like em.

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Guess what?





A 2 minute and 5 minute life drawing.

Bazo



Looks like I'm going to be doing some background painting for the group film Bazo, that Trev and Casper are going to be working on.

This is just a quick test with flats. Hope you like it.

Monday, February 06, 2006

Peeps



More faces.

Kosta and Trish.

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