Tag: holidays

Dec 25

A special holiday greeting from me to you

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday to everyone no matter how/what/where you celebrate. Every year I have illustrated an original Christmas card for my family to send to family and friends. The earliest Christmas cards we would make were silk screened and my father took my art and cut it by hand into …

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Dec 11

New Art/Motion Comic Magic: Animatics and the Puppet Tool

I just started a new workshop at the youth center I work at featuring one of my favorite applications, Adobe After Effects (as well as Photoshop and Illustrator too). I love After Effects since there is so much versatility in what you can do. The program is also great since it can accommodate huge differences …

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Nov 27

The Great Dickens Holiday Fair 2011

I have been wanting to go to the Great Dickens Fair in San Francisco for at least have of my life and this year I took the plunge and went today, Sunday November 27, 2011 with a friend of mine. This is just some highlights and not every detail. I apologize that the photos are …

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Nov 26

Repurposing architecture with animation ‘Illuminique’ at Westfield Mall SF

I have written in the past in my Motion Comic Magic posts where I talk about re-purposing artwork from comics and books into animation, but today’s post is about re-purposing architecture with animation using video/architectural mapping. Basically a high-tech technique in which video is seamlessly projected on unusual surfaces to wrap it in animation and …

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Nov 23

2011-12-03 Holiday CAM-Jam and Cartoonist Boutique at the Cartoon Art Museum – Dec 3rd

Hey all, here it is the last of the CAM-JAM 2011 events I am organizing with the Bookstore at the Cartoon Art Museum and inkDrinkDraw San Francisco. The events this year have really been quite fantastic with the final results being Animation and Paper Toy Monsters! But for this one we will be using the …

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Nov 23

2011-12-28 Winter Parent-Child Class: Critters, Creatures and Monsters

Here is a fun parent-child cartooning class I will be teaching in San Francisco at the Cartoon Art Museum Wednesday December 28th, 2011. December 28th (Wednesday) Critters, Creatures and Monsters Ages: Parents and Children (7 to 12 years old) recommended Time: 11am – 1pm Cost: $10 per person (all children must be accompanied by an …

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Dec 22

Fun Holiday video clips!

Here are some fun/weird/strange Christmas videos. I promise more holiday artwork going up Wednesday night. The classic live action, rubber suited, superhero from Japan…Ultraman appears with both heroes and villains to send a seasonal message from it’s production company Tsuburaya. Joel Robbinson, Tom Servo and Crow from Mystery Science Theater 3k (MST3K) sing a Patrick …

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Dec 23

Merry Christmas – Happy Holidays.

I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a very Happy Holidays. Right now I am together with my Mom and Dad, my sister and her husband and we are all having a good time. We still have to get the house ready since my Mom’s side of the family (Hi to Nadine, Jim,  …

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