Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Halloween!!!


Happy Halloween! Here's my final drawing for the month of October! Hope you had fun seeing these as much as I had fun making them! Have a scary and fun Halloween!!!

Friday, October 30, 2009

Who is this?


Here's a sneak peek of tomorrow's mystery Halloween drawing! Stay tuned to find out who this is!!

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Punk Rock Krueger and Zazzle Store!


*EDIT

Hey! I made some shirts over at zazzle.com of some of the Halloween drawings I've put up here so far. Go check 'em out at my store and see if you wanna buy some! You also have the option of changing the gender and color for each shirt if you want!

Go get some before the Halloween season ends!!!

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Heeeeeere's JOHNNY!


Isn't Jack Nicholson one of the coolest actors out there? He was made for the role as Jack Torrance in The Shining. He was so evil and mysterious in that role, but his performance was absolutely incredible! Also, one of my favorite Kubrick films. To me he's probably the best dramatic actor out there. No one can top him as far as I know.

Here's the picture I used as a reference. I think it's where he rises up after he kills the cook, who came to the rescue to save the wife and child. My drawing doesn't do any justice to it though. It's such a striking picture! Love the expression on his face. I was actually trying to caricature him a bit and make him seem a bit more cartoony, but I didn't like how it looked so I went for a semi-realistic almost caricatured look in my drawing and wanted to capture the scariness that the picture portrayed.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

BANSHEE!


I love Halloween so much that I kinda wanna try drawing Halloween inspired drawings everyday for this month. So here's the first one for the day!

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Sunday, September 20, 2009

A Freak, A Geek, and Some Animation!



Here's an animation I worked on for a while. It's unfinished, but I'll get around to it once I'm done with my film.

This is actually for another film that me and a friend had started last year and I thought I could multitask on two different films, but it kinda became impossible for me and it was beginning to hold me back a lot on my first film, which is the main focus for what I wanna do right now.

Anyway, here it is! The quality is kinda rusty, but still visible. Hope you like it!


Next up is more paintings!

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Howie Post/John K -- Hierarchy and Composition Study

Yo, peeps! Here's a study that John K. wanted people to try out, so I wanted to try my hand at this...



Here's how I did it:

1) The First Level of Forms

Alright, so in order for me to figure out the composition of the entire drawing I had to break down the drawing into bigger forms.
This also helped me how to measure out all the proportions of each big shape in order for my drawing to seem accurate with the original.

I condensed the details of every object in the original drawing like the trees, hill, clouds, and bushes and made them into bigger shapes focusing more on the outside forms that create the shape of each object. I didn't do the horse, kid and silhouette of the wolf 'cause they're smaller and more detailed forms. Those, I felt, had to come later. I had to focus on the bigger forms to concentrate more on the composition of the entire drawing so that everything can read clear for me.


Once I felt like I had all the bigger forms placed proportionately right, I then brought my drawing and the original into Photoshop and made a transparency...


2) The Second Layer of Forms

Now that I fixed my proportions for each bigger form, I then started on my sub forms within each of the bigger forms. The sub forms are a bit smaller and create an outline on top of the smaller details that are inside the bigger forms. This helped me know where and how the details were going to be put together. Here I felt the horse, elf and wolf is where they needed to be, but I only made the outside forms for each one.



3) The Third Layer of Forms

Once I'm confident enough with how my drawing looks, I add in all the details, which add more to the sub forms and bigger forms making them look more subjective rather than unrecognizable objects, but I still made sure everything made up a clear composition to make things read well in the picture.



It didn't come out too perfect from the original, but I feel like the accuracy is sorta there.

I actually liked how it came out and learn a lot from this! I should definitely try doing these studies more often. I always forget how much I learn from copying and studying just one drawing. I gotta keep going before I forget what makes cartoon a CARTOON!

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

BG Paintings and Other Stuff...



Here's that pan shot I promised. Sorry for the poor picture quality. I took these real quick just to show 'em here. I'll fix it up later and put them together later on. There's also an overlay I did of a fat depressing tree for this shot that I posted a while ago and you can view it here.

And here's more of my crazy shit...




Sorry it takes me a while to post something here. I know there's some of you who actually look at this blog, which is a huge encouragement for me, and I highly appreciate it and thank you so much for it, so, yeah, I apologize for the long wait. I've been kinda busy with this film stuff and I get caught up with work that I don't think about anything else, but whatever. It's inexcusable!! Sorry again! I'll try to post more stuff later...maybe more BG paintings or screen shots!