Sep 10

Frank Thomas (1912-2004)

On September 8th, animation master Frank Thomas passed away, a few days after his 92 birthday. Thomas was one of Disney’s Nine Old Men, and probably was one of the greatest animators in the history of the medium. Here are some of the characters he helped create (taken from SaveDisney.com): The Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Bambi, …

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Sep 04

Recent Artwork: color keys (pictures)

I am working on some test conceptual color keys, as would be used in an animated feature. Each one uses a limited pallet of colors, which are combined different ways to get unique effects. Enjoy. These where done last Friday, Aug 27 2004 I used whatever colors I had on my pallet to paint this …

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Sep 04

Link: Superhero Lives

I found this site that features images from an incredible amount of Superhero/Comic book Live Action TV and Movies. Please be warned that it might steal away a good chunk of your day, looking at all the material. Enjoy Link: Superhero Lives What is your favorite movie/TV show on the site that you haven’t seen …

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Aug 30

NEW! Blog Syndication

Hey now you can get an XML syndication feed to my blog. Just click on the orange XML button under the blogger logo. It should work as both RSS or Atom formats. _____________________________________ Visit http://www.atomicbearpress.com/comics/log/ to see my production art for my comic book, Beyond the Great Chimney as well as other art, sketches and …

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Aug 29

Pixar Benefit for the Cartoon Art Museum (Oct 2, 2004)

I’ll be there, will you? presents: Behind the Scenes at Pixar Animation Studios A Benefit for the Cartoon Art Museum Saturday, October 2, 2004 Find out how movies really get made at Pixar Animation Studios! This special evening starts with a reception at Pixar’s Emeryville campus. Over wine and hor’s d’oeuvres you will see a …

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Aug 23

Drawing Games: random characters (pictures)

Someone once said that artist are creatures of habit. We work with what we know and like, and we don’t like trying things new. Sometimes But it is important for us to expand our powers of creation to new ideas and subjects, if only for a moment. Bellow I have outlined a few of my …

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Aug 23

Posting Comments

If you want to add comments to any of my posts, please do. Just click on the comments links under the article you want to comment on. Then click add a comment and you will be redirected to register at blogger.com(if you havent allready). Then add your comments, just keep them clean kids. _____________________________________ Visit …

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Aug 21

Kids Cartooning Class (Aug 20, 2004) – Reminder

Tommorow (saturday August 20, 2004)I will be teaching the Kids Cartooning class at the Cartoon Art Museum. The class is from 1 pm to 3 pm. Visit the musuems offical website for more information. Heres a press release: Cartooning classes for kids continue on Saturday afternoons from 1-3pm. The attendance fee for each student is …

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