Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

AVATAR. I can't believe my luck!!! If there's 2 things I love in this world it's ASIA ALBUM COVERS and FURRY ART and now they're together at last in one $240 MILLION MOVIE!!! I think James Cameron must be my soul mate. Goodbye Robert Zemeckis and BEOWULF, I'm sorry it had to end like this, but I'm with someone new now.

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Here's a piece I did for the blog Seven Impossible Things before Breakfast which is a cool Children's Book Blog. They suggested the subject matter which was great because I've been wanting to re-illustrate some old classics. If anyone has any ideas how to make that happen I'd love to hear them.

Monday, October 12, 2009

So here's a Newsflash that will catch most people who know us off guard. Rachel and I are attempting to enter that territory which has been so well forged by so many of our friends yet remains a total mystery to us known as Parenthood. Stay tuned and watch me try to document things everyone else figured out ages ago as their kids head into college and we're expecting a newborn baby in January. It's a girl.

Monday, July 27, 2009

I just finished reading Little Lord Fauntleroy. It was thoroughly disgusting and I enjoyed every minute of it.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Rachel read me this fantastic character description from a book she's reading. "Barchester Towers" by Anthony Trollope.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Our cat could use a belt.

Monday, June 15, 2009

And in case you don't know about it...
The Gooby Trailer
in fact...
It's the creepiest thing in a red scarf since this.
I can't stop thinking about this movie. It's not even playing in California, Arkansas? Yes, Hawaii? Yes. Why not here? What kind of God would make this movie happen and then not have it play in California.

Friday, February 20, 2009

A very early idea for a hallway in the "other house" when it was a bit more over the top (and less practical) where the wall panels are like an aquarium with jelly fishes and squids drifting by.
This is actually my very most favorite drawing from the whole movie, it was a statue for the theatre that used to be Greco-Roman themed (but was very sensibly changed to art deco) that would have been tucked away in a corner somewhere and hidden in the shadows, but I referenced (stole) it directly from the most beautiful statue of a Mermaid clutching a lobster to her breast that I found in a book somewhere.
The contribution I'm the most proud of by far is the "Gravy Train" also another idea for crazy food the Jell-o Lava Lamp.
An early idea for the store clerk in Coraline, it is set in Oregon after all. (you know I love you Oregon).
some early ideas for the movers in the Coraline movie, it is set in Oregon after all.

Sunday, February 01, 2009

This happened tonight.

Monday, January 26, 2009

6 Months in the Freelance Cave!
Coincidentally suitable for Illustration Friday's theme of "Flawed".

Friday, January 23, 2009

When Mr. Fuzzums sits on the edge of the couch, he kind of drips and oozes over.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

I finally replaced the battery that was stolen from '94 Honda only to realize the thieves had also changed all my radio presets to Spanish stations, from which I can only deduce...

thank you for not making a poo on the driver's seat.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

turns out there wasn't a recession at all!

Thursday, January 08, 2009

I saw this guy patrolling the sidewalks of Silverlake (Where was he during the previous post?)
This is definitely starting out to be a good year. Sometimes weeks go by without seeing anything noteworthy and now they're coming out of the woodwork so fast it's hard to get any work done. Seriously people, take a break and save something for March.
This is the person who breaks into a 1994 Honda with 214,000 miles to steal the battery.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Saw this guy at a Classical Music Concert. He had the best sweater and seemed to be really enjoying himself.