Monday, February 28, 2011

Animatic sequence

Animatic sequence

This transition frame represents a 'dissolve sequence' in an short animatic film prepared by Generator Strategic Advertising for the Thunder Bay Telephone Co.  
I drew all of the frames with HB and black Prismacolor pencils, with digital tinting and colour added. I will post the completed video on my YouTube channel soon. 

Friday, February 25, 2011

Quick Response Code

This T-shirt graphic is part of a new self promotion campaign I'm doing. A code generator (free online service) has translated my URL into this matrix pattern (Quick Response Tag) which I am having screen printed on t-shirts and calenders. 
A Smartphone
 Barcode Scanner (which is a free download) translates the QR code into a direct link to my website which then appears on the phone display screen.
This technology was originally developed by a division of Toyota in the early 1990's for the purpose of tracking auto parts.  Although less than one half of the mobile phone market currently uses smartphones (iPhones, BlackBerrys, Android phones) it is forecast that they will be commonplace in about two years, making this QR system yet another routine convenience.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

the Great Gatsby sketchbook

The Great Gatsby sketchbook
After their confrontation in the Plaza Hotel suite, Tom sends Jay and Daisy 'on home' in Gatsby's car.
~ Another sketch for the Bazmark Facebook album which is now nearing completion. 

Monday, February 21, 2011

Family Day

There's nothing like a good book!

Friday, February 18, 2011

the Great Gatsby sketchbook

Towards the end of the summer of '22, Jay Gatsby's elusive dream of reliving the past is finally catching up with him.  ~Two more drawings for the Great Gatsby sketchbook.

The Great Gatsby sketchbook

Thursday, February 17, 2011

the Great Gatsby sketchbook

The Great Gatsby sketchbook
Here are two revised sketches for the Great Gatsby album on Bazmark's Facebook page.  I'll continue to amend certain drawings as I do more research.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Dr. Doom sketch

Dr. Doom in MyPaint
MyPaint is
an intuitive 'open source' painter program which I have just installed. When it's completed, this illustration will be a new Marvel fan art piece for a future category on my main site.

Monday, February 14, 2011

The Great Gatsby sketchbook
As they drive into New York to meet Mr. Wolfshiem, Gatsby tells Nick of his decoration for heroism in a battle in the Argonne Forest in the Great War.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Special K storyboard

Completed on the night before Christmas, this storyboard was employed in the making of a Kellogg's Special K TV commercial currently airing on network television.  

Sunday, February 6, 2011

the Great Gatsby sketchbook

The Great Gatsby sketchbook
Here are two more Great Gatsby sketchbook pages for the Bazmark forum.  The discussion group members have made many interesting contributions. 

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

the Great Gatsby sketchbook

The Great Gatsby sketchbook

I have collected the Gatsby sketchbook drawings into an album and posted them on Bazmark's Facebook page.  I will be adding more pages soon.