Here’s a quick animation doodle I did in honor of Year of the Rat. The last time I did any 2D was back on the old lunchbox on VHS tape o_O 2019 was a good year in reflection. Many of the projects I’ve spent the past many years working on finally came out. That said, I
Tomorrow I head off to Montreal where I’ll be starting the new year animating on the next Robert Zemeckis movie. I realize I could’ve picked better timing (-22 F)! Hoping those dormant Scandinavian genes kick back in. 2017 has been a humbling and inspiring experience animating on “Film 5” with the talented crew at Laika.
This month has been one crazy wrap up to 2017, starting in Texas and ending in NYC with trips to Olympia, Tacoma and Seattle in between (and a big move out of country, more details on that later). I’ll be with family in New York for the holiday before moving on to my final destination
I finally had the opportunity to fly down to San Antonio to do an animation guest lecture for the Games and Animation Dept at UIW where my friend teaches. It was fun to be able to share some of the projects I’ve worked on since my own student days, and made me miss teaching in
Merry Christmas from NYC! My holiday greeting this year was a bit slapdash, since my big move and job transition coincided with the holidays. I’ll be heading back east again to spend time with family. Just in time for the season Portland’s been getting what I’ve been told is an abnormal amount of snow, just enough for the
I forgot how much fun Halloween is with kids. Holiday activities with my nephew and niece included a neighborhood parade, jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating (first time doing it city-style at local businesses). Lots of fun. Ratatouille costume with my 7 mo. old niece. Kai’s awesome orange stegosaurus costume (specifically requested), handmade by my sister.
My nephew turned 3 years old yesterday. I made him this card of him and his sister riding his favorite character from Steven Universe, Lion. Here’s an adorable picture of my nephew dressed as Lion for Halloween last year: I just booked my tickets to NYC for Halloween, so this year I’ll be able to