Friday, December 04, 2009

Development Roughs


We had a short lived development sprint on a now "cold" project that may never see the light of day. So, here are some roughs I did for the show concept. It had potential.......maybe it will get dusted off later, and revisited. Have a look.






It definitely needed a lot more work. The show was intended to be CGI and On a small budget, so that limited the style quite a bit.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Ode To Ragnar

I was talking with a friend who showed me the Art Of Big City book by Brandon Ragnar Johnson. I love his stuff....amazing design! So I took one of his more graphic designs of an alien ( I think) and tried to make it more 3 dimensional without losing the graphic nature of the original. I think it worked out okay.

Just to make it clear, this design is NOT mine......I just adapted it a bit. I wish it was mine but alas, the top left little illustration is Ragnar's original. I hope he doesn't mind.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Board Revisions For Bolts&Blip Show

Here are some recent examples of some revisions I was asked to do on show 25. Panels for scenes 460, 461 and 465 are from the original board artist. The rest are the revision panels I did.
It's not exceptional but since there are no examples in this Blog of my story boarding capabilities, I thought that it'ld be a good idea to show something.....anything.
I put these together using Photoshop. Probably not the best piece of software for that particular task. It worked out though. I'm going to include another shorter sequence in a new post. Thank you for having a look.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Monstroville Project

Here's a clean location design I recently finished for a side project called Monstroville. It's being done by O Neal Pignani (A.K.A. Viktor Von Kreep) and host of other talented people. You can check out the blog.... Monstroville !

There will be more to come in the next few months. It gives me a chance to get back to a more graphic style of design.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

More From Bolts & Blip

I've been hard at work, getting through this show. Here are some recent designs for locations and props. They look a little slicker now because I've started to scan and assemble my drawings in Photoshop. Have a look...........




This show should be coming to an end soon. I hope to get back to more "cartoony" stuff.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

CGI Blip Project - 3D Animation

It's been a long time since I've posted anything. For the past 6 months or so I've been involved with a CGI project. It's been a lot of hard work and continues to be challenging. I've been designing in pencil, which get scanned and given to the modelers. Have a look at some of the designs............





Wow, is 3D hard to design for. Almost everything I draw has to be done in multiple angles with details to aid in the modeling. I would say in my limited experience with CGI production, that it's three times the work as a regular 2D show. We'll see if I survive the project.