Art – Developing a Unique Drawing Style. The Simpsons Quote: Louie: It’s him all right. Should I shoot him gangland style or execution style? Fat Tony: Listen to your heart. Drawing styles is what separates artists from one another. Even when some artists copy each others styles, they aren’t exactly the same. Styles are important [...]
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THE SIMPSONS NEWS – The Missing Pieces in an Artist’s Knowledge Simpsons Quote: Homer: [grumbling about Smithers] He thinks he’s so big. Karl: You don’t belong here. Homer: Huh? Karl: [pointing emphatically at Homer] You. Don’t. Belong. Here. You’re a fraud and a phony and it’s only a matter of time ’till they find you [...]
THE SIMPSONS NEWS – Increasing Your Value as an artist by Doing What Others Can’t or Wont do Simpsons Quote: “You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is: never try.” – Homer Simpson Sometimes an art job is…well, to put it mildly, unappealing. Artists simply don’t want to do it or don’t [...]
THE SIMPSONS NEWS – Increase Your Value as an Artist by Learning to Draw What You Don’t Like. Simpsons Quote: Homer: But every time I learn something new, it pushes out something old! Remember that time I took a home wine-making course and forgot how to drive? Marge: That’s because you were drunk. Homer: And [...]
Trying to finish up my final Simpsons boards. Finally finished thumbnailing script page 7. Mark Waid goes digital.
THE SIMPSONS NEWS So this epic storyboard I’m working on has turned out to be…well…epic. It’s a little over 40 scenes (shots) long but there’s a lot going on in it. I was thinking I’d be done by Friday but I had three meetings with the director and the head director over it and there’s [...]
THE HUNGER GAMES or BATTLE ROYALE 2. Simpsons special project moves forward. Chris Oatley on pitching you story. Thumbnailing more of script page 7.
THE SIMPSONS NEWS Well, it seems that the “special project” I worked on a few weeks back has gotten the green light, so it’s moving forward. I’m currently doing Character Layout work on it. I’m not sure how this is going to effect my revision work next week. I haven’t done Layout in a while [...]
Merry Christmas!! It’s officially the start of Christmas season (before the 25th, it was Advent season). THE SIMPSONS NEWS I had the week off this week. I turned in the last of my work on Thursday and started on the Couch Gag for the episode on Friday. It’s actually really difficult. I was given til [...]
Famous Authors on the Simpsons. The future of board games? My wife’s apocalyptic blog tour. Thumbnailing my boards on my script.
THE SIMPSONS NEWS Oh boy, tough week this week. I was running behind on my board since I started it late last week. On top of that there were some writing changes that the director questioned. The problem was that a line was changed in the dialogue but the scene took place in a different [...]
THE SIMPSONS NEWS The count down has begun the pressure is on to finish our show on time. It’s the first story reel of the season so we need to start this season off with a bang. Sheesh! BLOG/COMIC BOOKS I’ve heard a lot of complaints, online and off, about comics and how difficult they [...]
The Black Terror Kid comic PART 1. Happy Easter. Sketching video. Comic app for the iPad video review.
THE SIMPSONS NEWS I after finishing up the last of the scenes on the show I was working on, I began helping out on another show. I’ll begin working on the first show of next season sometime next week. FAMILY Happy Easter! I’m so glad that Easter finally came. Lent is always a tough time [...]