Friday, May 21, 2010

audience (work in progress)

I quite enjoy posting works in progress, because it helps me convince myself I'm achieving things and hitting arbitrary milestones. I will also colour this picture one day, but for now it can remain a silly black and white pencil drawing. There will also one day be legs and laps and things visible through the gaps in seats. At present it looks a little silly how people just... stop.

This is an audience for an animation project. If all goes to plan, I will soon animate these people clapping politely. Also: getting shot with lasers (seriously)

Sunday, May 16, 2010


SOMEWHAT HUMOROUS ASIDE: This comic was on a to-do list for over a week.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Day of Mothers

It's Mother's Day folks, and you know what that means: spending your morning baking and scraping together a cheesy card due to a terminally ill Honda having drained your finances completely. I assume, of course, that my own experiences with this particular "holiday" exactly mirror that of your own. With this in mind, I hope all of you enjoy your roast chicken tonight followed by chocolate cake. Also: don't forget to put your afternoon's paintings where the cat can't get them, and for god's sake do some of your 2D animation project when you get home tonight; you've been far too slack this weekend.

If you look at the above image closely, you will see that in a hilarious case of mistaken identity I have dipped my paint brush in my cup of tea. In the background is a cup of inky painty water, conspicuously free of brushes.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Golden beard


3D model: man with golden beard, rotating gently. Made in Maya for a course project.
Will return to him when I am stronger in Maya, when I know what I am doing. Then nothing will be able to stop the full golden force of his power-beard.

Here are his eyes and moustache, floating alone in a void:

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

i live in the ocean

I said yesterday that today I would post something else related to that cruel mistress the ocean, and I aint no liar. Been flat out trying to finish creating the above man in the elusive 3rd dimension. These attempts have been hampered by the unfortunate fact that I do not know what I am doing.

I'm getting a little frustrated, but overusing italics helps a little to calm my nerves. A little.

Monday, May 3, 2010


Another ocean-themed entry into this here blog thing. Mostly just an excuse to play around with textures etc. Even more so it's an excuse to procrastinate without feeling like I'm procrastinating. Texturing should probably be less obvious, probably could use a little more contrast, perspective is off, whatever... it's time to move on. I have things to do. Sigh. Coming tomorrow: something else to do with that cruel mistress, the ocean.