Sunday, December 09, 2007
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Recently I have come across a show that has to be one of the funniest I have seen sense Ali-G. It's called Flight of the Conchords. Its about a 2 man band from New Zealand and their band manager. Now that already sounds funny, aye!
This is a portrait of the Boom King (Bret).
Monday, November 12, 2007
Friday, November 09, 2007
This is a character I am working on with the help of Sam Nielson’s character design work shop here at work. He has developed a technique for creating and refining appeal when designing characters. By running your design through a series of “filters” you can make better design decisions for appeal. The workshop lasts for 5 weeks and we begin with a character that has to appeal to an audience ages 7-11. It also has to be a muskrat, squirrel or badger.
So here is my results from my original drawing, to week 4.
Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
This was for a series of color workshops I did over the summer with Dave McClellan. I am so impressed with the amount of care the management staff at Avalanche have for the improvement of their artists. This painting had to do with analogous color. Monochrome with a hint of another color. I wanted to post this for the Avalanche Star wars challenge, but felt I wanted to work on it more. So instead I am posting it here months later.
Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Monday, August 27, 2007
Friday, July 20, 2007
Saturday, June 16, 2007
Sunday, June 03, 2007
I total feel like I have been so busy, with nothing to show for it. I went to a book store coffee place. You know these places. They look like a good place to draw, but when you get there every one knows you are drawing them and you become the creepy
guy in the corner checking every one out. Than looking down all fast when they catch you.
Tuesday, May 22, 2007
So I start working up in Salt Lake with magic art leprechauns that get all their work done, and than go home and blog. How do they do it? These guys up at Avalanche are having trampoline sleep overs with out me, I know it. So as much as I wish I could post the hours of work I have been doing, chances are a swat teem of Mickey mouse cadets would take my children from me in the night, and key my dodge stratus. So I will post an oldie. A 3D oldie.
Monday, April 30, 2007
Never piss a hippie off, because they will just send the green lord of the sith. If you thought listening to Cheney was going to be rough, I went to UVSC to see what the big deal was with this whole "alternative commencement" for BYU graduation. I was surrounded by a swarm of pissed off hippies, and had to listen to Ralph Nader try and sell his book for 2 hours. If it were me graduating that day, I would have stomached the VP for 15 minutes than have to take that 2 hour kidney pounding.
Thursday, April 26, 2007
Monday, April 23, 2007
Saturday, April 21, 2007
Move over Z-brush, here comes a mud-box pie.
I recently have come across Mudbox and have found it to be one of the mos powerful tools in detailing and texturing high-res models. It won't take the place of Z-brush for now but I will be using it along side it to strengthen my work flow.
This big head is to remind me never to get one.
Thursday, April 12, 2007
Monday, April 09, 2007
I have been doing some 3D again. It has been a while and I am feeling way rusty. I like doing 2D stuff more but needed to try a go at this again.
This is the base low poly head without textures, lights and no fancy render. I will try and do that stuff later.
Wednesday, April 04, 2007
Here is my first acrylic painting attempt. I love it. I have put off using it for so long due to all the horror stories, but found it was a lot more forgiving than I had anticipated. It felt more like digital painting for some reason. I am not sure I want to be replacing it for oils any time, but I am going to do more of it this next week.
And another draped figure study from Monday.
Saturday, March 31, 2007
My blog is sort of turning into an all out figure drawing grave yard. I haven't had a whole lot of time to do much of any thing else, and I'm enjoying learning more every day. I don't care to post only stuff that will get me a ribbon, so I am making my blog a sort of daily progress journal.
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Saturday, March 24, 2007
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Sunday, March 11, 2007
Friday, March 09, 2007
These are just a combination of a few sketch book pages from last week. I want to post more finished stuff, but I get bored so fast with a painting that I constantly start new ones from random sketchbook drawings. That is the beauty of sketch books. You don't have to have anything finished. Just move on to the next.
Friday, March 02, 2007
Monday, February 26, 2007
Thursday, February 22, 2007
I know the whole drawing from silhouette to fully developed charecters is kind of a hollywood gimmic right now, but it realy helps in trying to find a realy unique look to your charecter that you would never have got without. I realy like the final result on every one I have done so far.