Thursday, April 10, 2014


a bartender at a nice restaurant in nashville and i got into a conversation and he found out i worked on ren and stimpy. he was a huge fan of the show and i promised him i'd send him along a drawing later. i was thinking of what to draw for him and started sketching the characters again in sketchbook ( i haven't drawn them in ages) and this came out. i thought it was a fun mashup...

Saturday, January 18, 2014

another airplane doodle

Today I was returning from another trip to nashville where I spent the week putting together the first cut of the veggie tales episode I am working on... this drawing kept me busy for a good chunk of the flight...I am trying to practice the technique of 'spotting blacks', which is to say designing the black areas of an inked drawing. I am not terribly good at it, all my heroes are awesome at it, and I have decided to try and figure out this skill. It may take some time...

Monday, October 28, 2013

plane doodles

so i recently bought the samsung galaxy note 8 to use with sketchbook pro, and i have to say it's been the best spent money in ages. i actually do my boarding on it now, and save the layered files as psd's to finish in photoshop... on the plane ride to and from nashville last week i chewed through hours of what could have been boredom doodling... here's a few of them, all completely random subject matter

veggie tales stuff from 11 years ago

my wife and i lived in chicago from 2001 to 2003 working with big idea, who make the veggietales series . my wife was headhunted by them to produce their first feature film 'jonah'... i really liked working with those guys, and by a neat series of events i'm getting to work with them again! (dreamworks bought them last year, and since they know i used to work with them i got asked if i'd like to do so again, to which i eagerly said yes) so last week i was in nashville, where the are now, and one of my old friends had a ton of old storyboards from when i was there. it was fun to look through these old drawings, so i copied a few to post here...

Thursday, May 30, 2013

been a long time...

...since i posted, work has been hectic, but i have had some time to doodle lately and have been enjoying it immensely. the character 'dirk the daring' from dragon's lair popped into my head and i started drawing him from memory, having drawn him lots as a kid, i think i got close... then it occurred to me to do a mash-up with hiccup as dirk. i thought a medieval hiccup sounded cool.