July 2008 archive

Jul 18

Cartoon Boot Camp – Animation: People Stop Motion

Some more silly animation that we did today, the last day of animation class at the Cartoon Art Museum. I will be uploading the final project as well as animation from my class at the Schulz Museum by early next week before I leave for San Diego.

Jul 17

CAM Sketch-A-Thon and the San Diego Comic-Con

Thousands of artist, writers, fans, film makers, sculptors, actors and everyone else will be heading down to San Diego for the big San Diego Comic-Con. The convention is a week away (July 23-27, 2008) I will be found working the Cartoon Art Museum booth at MZ11 on the Mezzanine Level (the space in the back …

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Jul 17

Happy 53rd Anniversary Disneyland

It was on July,17 1955 that a new entertainment destination appeared…the first theme park. 53 years ago Disneyland was revealed and changed our idea of what an amusement park could be. Disneyland was opened on July,17 1955. I have not be able to go for a few years, but a trip is in order for …

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Jul 16

Cartoon Boot Camp ’08: Pencil Tests of Flip Books

We did a pencil test today of some of the students flip books. There will be more added to this video in the next few days. These were recorded in iStopmotion.

Jul 16

Cartoon Boot Camp ’08: Titan War

Stop Motion film made by the Cartoon Boot Camp students at the Cartoon Art Museum TODAY!

Jul 13

Kid Bewoulf and the Blood Bound Oath printed books.

This last week I received my copies of Kid Beowulf and the Blood Bound Oath from author Alexis E. Fajardo. I did the cover coloring as well as watercolor rendering on the prologue pages too and all I can say is…the cover looks really sexy. The color printing is rich and has a smooth satin …

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Jul 13

Preview of the new comic “the Wicked”

My artist friend and colleague Alex Schumacher along with writer Mark Peaslee have posted a sample of their new comic, “the Wicked.” The story is for MATURE READERS and is not appropriate for young kids. But I want to post a link to the sample since many of you ‘Big Kids’ will enjoy reading a …

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Jul 11

Web resources for the Animation students at the Schulz Museum class.

Here are some animation (stop motion) resources for my students and their parents at the Schulz Museum this week. Everyone did a great job http://www.stopmotionworks.com/ – Stop Motion Link, News, History, etc. http://www.animateclay.com/ – the site has a free (PC) Stop Motion Program called Anasazi Stop Motion Animator plus links to other programs to use. …

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