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
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.
Now that I’m further along in my recovery from knee surgery I’m finally having time to do everything that was put on hold since I got back, including uploading pictures from my 6 weeks of travel! The Netherlands: Amsterdam, Old Holland, Keukenhof England: Visiting Kim in her new home where she was studying for her Masters at
Made this for my best friend from undergrad who just got married in PA a few weeks ago. I wasn’t mobile enough to make the wedding, but fortunately I was able to make it up for their Portland party this past weekend. This was the second time reuniting with my undergrad friends this year (for
Tomorrow I embark on what in total will be 6 weeks of traveling. It is also my last day on my current project at Sony, at least for now. I’ll be starting off with 16 days in NYC where I’ll be helping out with my sister’s new baby girl who was born this morning (separate post on that to