Thursday, December 22, 2011

All I want for Christmas...

Yep, you guessed it! This kiddo is hoping for her two front teeth. Her design is loosely based upon myself as a kid, although her hair is a bit more red and a tad more unruly than mine was. Almost all my childhood holiday dresses sported a variation of that smocking which was so popular in the 80s.

I had the idea for this last year, but didn't finish a drawing for it at the time. It felt fitting to paint it up since I finally paid off the two new teeth that I got last January!

(Short back story: I fell on my face in high school, broke my teeth and had the same caps for about 5 years longer than I should have. One came off in a sandwich last December after a trip to the Met. So they got replaced with shiny new ones that only took me an entire year to pay off. Merry Christmas to me!)

Monday, December 19, 2011

Happy Holidays!

Keep warm this winter. Even if your pets need to help out.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Life Drawing

I finally made it back to a life drawing class before the end of 2011. I was pretty pleased with the quick poses, considering I haven't drawn from a model since...February?! Yikes. Sometimes it's nice to reset my drawing style and loosen up a bit with pencil. I really liked the model's hair, it was fun to draw. The last page contains possibly the first extremely foreshortened pose I've been remotely happy with.

If you didn't catch it on TV last week, the Eureka holiday episode I worked on is now online at SyFy! There's also a link to credits for each of the animated segments. A lot of people put months of work into the ep and it turned out great!

Sunday, December 04, 2011

Eureka Christmas special

The Eureka Christmas special that I worked on is airing on SyFy at 8pm (7pm central) this Tuesday December 6th! Here's a preview of one of the stop motion sections:

I worked on the Flash animated sections of the show with a super small team at Curious Pictures who also did the awesome stop motion sequences with another team. I'm looking forward to seeing the whole episode, I've only seen the rough cut.