Monday, October 24, 2011


the naturally neurotic look

Y1 Layout: Character in Environment

Extra long-shot. Maybe too long...
Tiny thumbnails/Medium down-shot:

Y1 Layout: Character+Environment

Character design:


Too much acrylic medium

= tacky lumpiness.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Y1 Life Drawing: Feet are Strange

Yes I know they're stiff...


Saturday, October 15, 2011

Y1 Painting: Deviled Egg

Goooouaaache. We had to paint an egg/sphere and study light and shadow... it took an embarrassingly long time.

I didn't hand it in with the face.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Y1 Character: Rotation


For outsiders: an animated sequence of the individual angles helps to determine how accurate the drawings are. I actually really like the look of bad pencil testing. Hand-in assignment:

In-class posing + silhouette value practice: we were told to draw them 1. pulling a rabbit out of a hat and 2. punching itself.

Early concept sketches:

Yes I cheated, I actually did this bird over the summer:

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Y1 Painting: Monochromatic

Dear Gouache,
When can we be friends?
I was just tired at this point and decided to do whatever I wanted.

Formula North Promo/Pseudo-Animation

Screen captures and AfterEffects, made for my ridiculously hardworking friend Cathy D'Souza. Yes I know it's sloppy.

Blue Jay

My One Viable Tomato

What my garden ought to look like:


The stupidly cute + FanExpo influence


The place was both pretty and pretty crappy.



Cardstock Earring Hanger/Wall Decor

I made this several years ago but like it enough to re-post.


Zhu's Demon Child

A Losing Battle


Dumpling and Dumpling Baby

Snort Snort

A Cardinal

Tiny Painter

♥ Kraft Paper

We threw an old onion into the backyard, and this happened