“NEVER HAVING SEEN A SATYAJIT RAY FILM IS LIKE NEVER HAVING SEEN THE SUN OR THE MOON.” —AKIRA KUROSAWA As a film geek from way back, I was very excited to learn about Criterion’s 4K digital restoration of all 3 films in the Apu Trilogy by Satyajit Ray. http://janusfilms.com/aputrilogy/restoration.html They are screening across the country […]
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Hey faithful readers…if there are any left. I’m monkeying with my blog theme. Trying to find one that is more elegant and a little easier to navigate. Please bear with me as I try to figure it out. By the way, if you are interested more in a general portfolio and want to peruse my […]
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I really enjoyed this poetic article on this artist who lives and works in my backyard, albeit at 5,700 feet, drawing sunspots every day for the last 40 years, carrying on a tradition at Mt. Wilson that dates back to 1917. But even older is the art of sunspot drawings themselves which were first done […]
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Write up in advance of my visit to U of M
I’m about to do my third annual visit to the University of Michigan’s Screen Arts & Culture program. I’m thrilled to be able to talk to the students and pass on any tips I’ve accumulated over the years since I graduated in 1992. The Michigan Daily, the University’s daily newspaper, did this great write up on me to help promote my visit. The pressure is on to perform now!
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Hello old friends! Sorry for the extended absence from the blogosphere. My life in the last month and a half has seen quite a bit of upheaval and change. All good stuff, though. In early February, I left Nickelodeon after 6 years of rewarding work and started over at DisneyToon Studios to work for my […]
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I couple years ago, a writer friend of mine was putting together a pitch bible for a show he and his writing partner were developing. He described these kooky monsters to me, and asked if I could come up with some artwork for them. I included a rough, more whimsical approach to the Frog monster, […]
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