Skip to main content

General Babble

Well....Daniel still hasn't thought of a name for this animated film we're doing or name for the creatures (see the pics posted). Says that he has to give them real thought. Fair enough...mind you it's going to get tiresome calling the characters: creature_001, creature_002 and so on and so forth so am going to wish he'd hurry up! This is a musical piece and will be similar to the scene in Tarzan (Disney Movie) where the monkeys are all in camp and breaking things to make a tune. Daniel will be the one creating all the music and I will be doing all the characters and animation.

I've been working with Daniel Waghorn for many years. Anytime I need music for a film, Daniel is the guy I call, bug and occassionaly pay with bananas. He also does actionscripting, programs games and fixes computers (PC).

Animated a bit for Renmotion today. Renmotion is currently working on an interactive Flash animated educational cd-rom. Has a bunch of characters teaching kids to read and whatnot. Will post pictures here and on my website as soon as I find out if am allowed to by the head honcho.

Worked on a "Sugar and Lice" scene as well but wont be posting up pictures just yet. Thomas and I will be speaking about that shortly as "Sugar and Lice" will have it's own website and we'd like to publicize it properly. I am also going to need to ask him whether or not I can post "OIL" stuff...will see as "OIL" will also have it's own website sometime in the future.

Popular posts from this blog

Drawing Request 08: A rancid baby teething on the enterprise while a stray shrink ray lies on the porch of the redneck family.

Day 34 and I've finally done another one of the drawing requests.  Only 2 more to go! This one is for my friend Peter Douglas, he requested this on facebook a while back, his request: A rancid baby teething on the enterprise while a stray shrink ray lies on the porch of the redneck family.  This was done with fineliners and brought into photoshop.

I am worried about what's going to happen after the pilot gig.  It's been really slow this year and with financial crisis looming...who knows what's going to happen.  I've never done any other sort of work that wasn't creative...with the exception of that one summer job I had working at a chocolate factory and admittedly that was fun.  Oh the chocolates...so many chocolates...ending up in my pocket (it was all perfectly legal, they encouraged workers to eat chocolates thinking that will make us all sick of it....obviously they didn't know that I could live solely on chocolates).   Anyway, I can't complain, I&…

Bunnylope 003

Howdy!  It's been a while since i posted anything up on the blog.  My bad. I've been super busy with one job after another and I WAS doing a few drawing challenges too before I got overrun with work.

For news, I finished up with one of my animation jobs last Monday, started work at one of my regular studios on Thursday and we're working on a cartoon movie for DVD, did drawing and freelance illustration in between those days and caught up with a friend, somebody was being a jack ass on the tram and I let them know it.   Rob and I also watched Logan, a great movie and I would totally recommend it.

Today, I did a bit of work, received text from one of my employers about more work and we're about to enjoy the day in a country fair.  Well, if we make it in time.  I also cooked up pancakes this morning and it wasn't a disaster.

Our kitty Hanzo (changed from Dorian) is causing a lot of mischief and he likes to eat electric cables.  Guess we have to find something to stop…

Red Robins

Hallo!  Ah....another month has passed and it's taken me a very long time to write.  I don't know what it is but I am struggling to keep this blog up to date at the moment.  Things have been super busy ever since I took the Animation Supervisor role in my current contract.  I find that I don't particularly enjoy turning on the computer after work and would prefer to just read comics to relax.

How am I finding it?  Different.  I miss just being responsible for myself and it's tiring keeping track of a lot of things and people at work.  I feel like I took my lead/senior animator role for granted.  I had to work this Saturday gone past too and though I feel pleased that we managed to resolve an issue that came up, am still feeling some trepidation on what may come up next.  It feels like am solving one problem after another.  Not without raging about it and my expletives have gotten even more colorful since starting the gig.

I have been spending way too much money too.  …