Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Sidekick - development

The designs below were done for a series of short 5 min. episodes. It was a project developed by Todd Kaufman and Joey So for Nelvana's Funpack block of shows. There were 5 of them all together to make the series. I worked on the first Sidekick episode briefly. Most of what I did was merely pre-production. The series turned out quit nice.







All the shows for the Funpack block were creator driven shows. Too bad nothing came of it. Not one was picked up as a regular series despite several awesome concepts.

Monday, January 08, 2007

Can't Get Enough Of That.......

I was sifting through some of my drawings the other day. I came across these rough Layouts I did for a freelance job. Take a guess as to what they were for................




In case you're still baffled........they were done for a Sugar Crisp commercial. Man,...it was sweet drawing the Sugar Bear. Unfortunately the cleans are long gone and It doesn't seem like I made any copies. I set up the front gate as a multi-plain truck in. It's too bad the finished commercial lost the flavour of these roughs.

Friday, January 05, 2007

Development - Peep And His Big Wide World

This was a project brought to Red Rover Studios while I worked there. It was a quirky and sweet show. We did some development and then it just lost steam. It wound up at another studio and it looks cheap.............too bad. Here's what could've been.





I would've really liked to see how this project could've turned out. The last drawing shows the characters. They were primary colours. Peep on the far right, was yellow, the duck below the log was blue, and the bird on the left was red. It had a lot more potential than was realized.

Care Bears Movie 2

I was asked to do some designs for the next Care Bears film while working on Wayside School when I was at Nelvana. Here's a couple of locations.......



The film was also CGI, so these are just rough guides for the modeling department. I have not seen the finished film, yet. These were a lot of fun to do, very soft, fluffy and happy......just like me!