Tuesday, December 22, 2009


Just home for the Christmas holidays. As expected there is really no such thing as free time, I have been home for less than a week and I am feeling heavy chested from stress. There's a lot to be done and I feel like there is little time, but I think once I am past Christmas and things slow down, I will feel better and a bit more free to do things. Plus it is basically 1:30 in the morning and being up late generally makes me feel a little more bummed anyway, maybe after some sleep i'll feel better.
Anyway, Merry Christmas everyone, I hope you enjoy your winter festivities with friends and/or family!

Saturday, December 12, 2009


This is the recent bones assignment we had to do. I shouldn't say recent because we've been drawing these bones since the first few weeks in September. I've included them all here except the supinated/pronated arm as well as the lateral/anterior (I think that's the proper directions hahah) leg because those we just had to copy from another drawing in a book. I actually found that harder to do than drawing an object from life :/

Edit: I also just realized that one of my pelvis drawings are cut off a bit, whoops D: Oh well, you get the idea

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Storyboarding Test

Tomorrow there is a story boarding test, the idea was a new character (or previously designed one) finds a box, but finds a larger one and tries to take it but it's too heavy. In the end your character leaves with his or her original small box.
The fun part is that it doesn't have to be a box, so below is the sequence I decided to go with. Hopefully I can get it all drawn in class in the allotted time frame of 2 hours.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Just Before Christmas

Well I came home this weekend because I really needed to get some Christmas shopping done! So Friday I came home and visited Mike and his mum a little (had to get my brush from him too!). Saturday mum and I were up early and off to Conestoga mall, which was PACKED by the way. We arrived at 10:30am and the mall parking lot was full, it had only been open for an hour! I guess everyone has the same idea to come early. Anyway, ended up getting most the shopping done but I have a few people left. We picked Mike up on our way home and set up our Christmas tree and played Scrabble with mum. I developed a weird stomach ache that night and felt like I was going to be sick so Mike took a taxi home instead of me driving him. Sunday I went to church where I found out Mike had walked home the night before instead of taking a taxi. I felt bad but he said he didn't mind and that he actually enjoyed the walk because it was snowing and he could see all the Christmas lights. We then visited Mike's grandparents and met their new family member, Barkley! He's a bernese mountain dog, though i'm unsure of his age, possibly 5 months? After that we went back and set up his mum's tree and had a nice roast dinner. I included some photos I took, two being of the grandfather clock, and one is just a little skull on a key chain, sitting on some little sticks. Sunset is a beautiful time to take photos.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Painting Assignment

So I spent 17 hours on the sucker and might I add the photos do no good to show the details *sad face* but i've included the best one. Anyway the teacher said she expects the students to work the same amount of time it would take her to do the same painting. Fair enough, although it seems kinda silly to compare yourself with a painter who has worked for Nelvana for a good portion of her life. Anyway she looked at my painting, she really liked it, but said she could do it in 8 hours.

Bah, there was a lot of having to remix paint and go over things again in my painting, so that is to blame for slowness (and Inglorious Basterds). This painting is put on display in the school, but once I get it back i'll try to scan it with the schools large scanners.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

More Work

A few more recent works for The Wandering Men. An ambush bug cross with giant centipede, a leopard cross with a boa constrictor, a walrus crossed with a polar bear, and the last was lineart I had done that was purchased after the fact then coloured in. I was hoping with my new tablet I could get these done quicker but unfortunately I can't use it yet, not until I get an adapter that works with the old macbook.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Wacom Cintiq

It's finally arrived! While I was sleeping upstairs, I guess the delivery guy brought it over early. And now, a photo story!