Sunday, October 10, 2010

Randomadoodles

tiiired.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Cosmic Dreams

Made a sweet pchat collab with the oh so awesome Jess Namnum the other day! Here's the craziness that ensued!!

It started off taking place in my room with a window sill... but that ended up being boring. So we decided to kick it up a notch. We put it in SPACE. Because you know, space makes everything better. Hope ya like!


Also, give this a listen!

http://www.myspace.com/eargasmmetal

It's just one dude and he makes some pretty wicked vg metal. From Megaman to Castlevania to Punchout. If you ever spent your childhood with a snes and genesis controller in your hand, face glued to the tv, this is right up your alley.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Long live the Queen

Was gonna go all out on this, but decided to take some shortcuts. Regina's solo album cover!


She WILL kick your ass.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Bubblicious

Went to a birthday party on Saturday for my friend Henry, and he had planned for us to make some huge bubbles outdoors... Super fun stuff! Homemade solution and some sticks with shoe laces attached is all we needed :) My buddy Jeff brought his saucesome camera and recorded some hd footage of it. Check it out!


Dunno who that guy making the bubble at the end of the video is, but man is he fugly. Peace!

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Fo Shizzle

Some crappy doodles, erfa derfa.


Good god, I haven't colored anything in so long... O_o
I think I need to make a new cg soon!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Expressions

Here are some Regina expressions I sketched out! I think I might stick with this new hair, since it was so damn hard to draw her old hair over and over. Lemme know what y'all think of it. I'm preparing to animate her in 2d... Hopefully it turns out alright!


On a side note, I've been watching 3:10 to Yuma over and over recently... Extremely well acted, crafted, and packs an emotional punch. Man I love that movie.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

2d Test Anim

I've been meaning to do some 2d animation lately and now that I've got some time, I tried it out! Here's some random dude swinging a baseball bat.



It's super short and semi-lame, but still pretty good for someone who isn't an actual 2d animator I think. I did some pose to pose, as well as some straight ahead and came out with some interesting results...

It's pretty awesome that I can use my sense of timing and spacing, more or less, the same way in 2d as I do in 3d. It just reinforces the fact that 2d and 3d animation are very much the same... but sorta not. The concepts and ideas of animation transfer over perfectly, but hell.... drawing every single frame is so much harder than just rotating a control for an arm or a leg. Some people say that it's harder for 2d animators to move into 3d, because they have to start accounting for three dimensional space. Sure, I agree that that can be a little difficult at first. But really, at the end of the day, you're just manipulating a controller. If a 3d animator moves into 2d, manipulating a controller all of a sudden turns into trying to visualize an arm or a leg at a difficult angle, and then trying to draw it so that it's convincing to the viewer. Oh yea, and you also get no interpolation between keyframes. Gotta start from scratch! 2d is pretty hardcore. I already have a lot of respect for 2d animators out there, but even more after trying out this exercise.

I think I'm gonna try animating characters with faces next. Should be fun!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

More random doodlage

One of these days, I'll add some color, heh.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Sketchamadoodles

Sometimes I need to shut up, stop thinking and just draw.


Monday, June 28, 2010

MIA

It's been a while since I've posted anything here... Just been busy working! I guess any personal projects I've been working on have been on hiatus for a bit, but I should be getting back to it soon!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Crappy doodle of the day

Haven't doodled in a while... Plop! Here ya go. Thinking of body poses takes too long, I like drawing faces. :)

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Diddle daddle

Just keeping busy. I still have a lot to learn about lighting cus I felt like a retard shading some of these guys. Hoo-ah!



Also! Some dudes made a sweet cover of Nitro Man's stage music from Mega Man 10... Pretty wicked stuff.

Cover:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ODptaFSSc8
Original:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uR7Tbqjc8dQ

Monday, March 8, 2010

80's sci-fi word vomit

More doodles


I've been watching Blade Runner a lot recently, so these doodles are pretty Blade Runner-esque (except for that old cowboy and the samurai dude, heh)

The first time I watched Blade Runner was a couple years ago. While watching it, I was bored out of my mind. I nearly fell asleep, and was a little confused by the end. The second time I watched it.....I was bored out of my mind still.

I recently watched it again, and I understood and liked it. I think Blade Runner is a movie you just have to watch a bunch of times before you can really appreciate it. Took a long freaking time, but I can say I like the movie now, and not just because of its aesthetics. Speaking of aesthetics, holy crap. I mean this isn't news or anything but, jeez! The designs for all the props, wardrobes, vehicles and environments never fail to leave my jaw hanging. The movie's art and effects still hold up pretty damn well to this day, and I think that's proof of just how ahead of its time it was. ... I could go on and on, but this is stuff everybody already knows. Just gettin' it out there that I really like Blade Runner.

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I'm pretty much in love with anything 80's sci-fi... I think it first spawned long ago when I played a game that had a lot of synth beats and electronica music in it. It really caught my attention and I loved the sound of it. From then on, whenever I heard any music that was synth heavy, I got pretty excited. As my taste in movies matured, I started watching old movies to see what I've been missing. A lot of old sci-fi movies had synth scores, and thus I became hooked. The mesmerizing sound of synth music mixed with childhood memories of watching hilariously gory, sci-fi movies like Total Recall, Terminator, Running Man (heh) or Robocop on tv really just created in me, a love for this stuff. 80's sci fi. Fuck. Yes.

I may be wrong, but I think as far as great synth scores go, Blade Runner is the ultimate example. Check it out!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3jYz_iF1iQ

This is one of the reasons why I love the game, Mass Effect, so damn much. It has synth heavy music! Plus, the art style borrows a lot of elements from Syd Mead's designs for many sci-fi movies, Blade Runner included. What's not to love?

I've been meaning to write about this stuff for a while. A lot of passion went into this post, but it came out all jumbled. Ah well. Blade Runner! 80's sci-fi! Synthesizers! Time to conk out.

Monday, February 22, 2010

More Doodlage



They've all got a story to tell

Friday, February 12, 2010

Art Fart

Long time no post!

I've slowly been slipping away from drawing, but just recently got very inspired to keep at it and get better. I think it's amazing how just a couple minutes spent looking at great artwork can inject so much drive and passion into an artist.

Funny then, that the pictures below aren't any of the drawings I've made after having been inspired recently. Nope, these are old poops I've found laying around that I think are still worth posting. My newer drawings will be posted sometime soon though!








Sometimes I forget just how fulfilling drawing can be. Pencil and paper, it's so simple. Yet therein lie infinite possibilities! There have been times when I'm drawing, and I think to myself, "I can do just this for the rest of my life and be happy". Add in a lifetime supply of Honey Bunches of Oats, and damn if it ain't true.