I met a movie star!

So I’m working on a movie in the Pixie Hollow fairy franchise for Disney, and ours centers on Fawn, the animal talent fairy.  Well, while at Disneyland recently, we decided to go to the Pixie Hollow attraction so my daughters could meet and take photos with a couple of the Disney fairies.  As we took […]

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Eight is not enough

Eight is not enough

This is the card I whipped up for the eighth anniversary of my marriage to my sweetheart. I finally tried to draw without the use of black outlines! It turned out pretty charming, I think. And I think I’m finally starting to get my wife’s likeness down in my caricatures. Only took 8 years.

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Recess Animation Camp

Recess Animation Camp

A friend of mine just dug this up from the dark crevices of youtube and brought it to my attention.  It’s a video extra that Disney did for the release of the Recess:  School’s Out dvd that explains and breaks down just how an animated tv show is made.  Yours truly is featured in the storyboard section at the 6:07 mark.  The other nice tidbit is that most of the storyboard samples they show are ones I created.  It’s good for a laugh.  You can tell how old it is by the massive boom box I have next to me on which I played an audio cassette of the track.  I’m sure there are those of you out there that are young enough to be saying right now…”Audio cassette?  What the Hell is that?”  My friend and fellow director extraordinaire, Howy Parkins, is also prominently featured throughout the video.  Fun stuff!

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Emmy Nom Redux

Well it’s that time of year again.  I have the honor of being nominated for Best Director of an Animated Series for a Daytime Television Emmy.  Two years running!  I lost out last year, but now, thanks to my daughters, Ruby and Maddie, I have some advance consolation hardware.  When I came home from work, […]

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