Sunday, October 17, 2010

Two Minute Concepts

These are some extremely quick concept sketches I worked up for a recent freelance project. Nothing much came of them, so I figured I'd throw them up here.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Snow Ball

This is a bit of graphic design I did for a friend of mine. I've been very busy as of late with freelance animation and working on things at my new house, so I figured I'd throw it up here.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Friday, September 10, 2010

Cartoon Me

As part of my effort to become a better character designer and artist in general I've recently started drawing self portraits again. I used to draw more realistic self portraits using mirrors or photos as reference, but now I'm going a bit more cartoony, and using no reference at all.

The results are kind of a mixed bag. Ironically the fastest one is by far my favorite. The lesson: keep it simple stupid!

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Cartoony Ape Designs


Just a few character designs I randomly threw together. I like the style, though the specific characters need some work.

Monday, August 9, 2010

An Update on "Primates"

Sadly, my work on "Primates" has been at a bit of a standstill as of late, owing both to more pressing matters and (perhaps even more so) to my complete inability to be content with my current designs.

I'm happy with Steven's design, difficult as it can be to get right sometimes, but when it comes to all the other characters I'm simply can't nail them down. I'll draw something I think is perfect and then draw it better a few weeks later. At least my cartooning skills seem to be improving!

The character below is David, the antagonist of the story. He's also MY antagonist, as I can never seem to nail him down. I know that what I want is character who can be both threatening and pathetic, and I know what kind of hair he should have, but how human is he? How primate is he? Is his face more on the side of a chimp or gorilla? I just can't decide.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Character Concepts

It's been a while since I've posted anything here, and I feel a little guilty. Then again, I have spent the last month looking for a new job, fixing up my new house, and trying to fit a social life somewhere in there as well... so there is that.

Anyway, here's some random concept work.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010


These are a quick pair of quick character sketches I did while sitting in on one of the Academy's digital clothed figure classes. I had to do it from the back of the room, but most of the details came though (though I couldn't actually see his legs).

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Wednesday, April 14, 2010