Friday, November 30, 2012

Kids Line Up



On the film Monsters vs. Aliens, this is the kid line up I did. It was a fun experiment when the director asked me to push a bit more towards Jack Davis for inspiration!

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Early Susan of Monsters Vs. Aliens




These are the first two concepts I did for the title character Susan of Monsters vs. Aliens. I wish the final models kept more of the flavor of these initial impressions!

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Inspired Painting Night


A little Greek wine for a very inspired painting night to come !!!

Tusker




More sketches from an old project! This one was really special and took place in the Jungles of India. Also this was me pre-photoshop back when I used to only design in pencil!

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Hiccup Designs



I was asked to do multiple passes over a few years on the Lead Character Hiccup for the film ‘How to Train Your Dragon.’ This was one of the later passes I did on the film.

Quiet In The Library



This was a publicity poster I painted for a project a few years ago.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Halloween Haunts



These were the final designs I did for the Monsters vs Aliens: Night of The Living Carrot Special. Drawing zombie carrots was quite a fun challenge!

Blast From The Past

These sketches were from an old abandoned project by The Brizzi Brothers called the Wanderer! I believe it was over 10 years ago! Crazy how fast time flies!  So much fun to work on!


Sketches I did for How To Train Your Dragon



Here is one of the many hundreds of sketches I did on 'How To Train Your Dragon.' 

Monday, November 19, 2012

Additional Megamind Early Concept Sketch I Did


Another awesome sketch I did for DreamWorks Animation's Megamind. Early concept for Megamind's Minions.

DreamWorks Megamind Sketches



Very early concept for Megamind’s Minions. Very sadly not all made the film but I still had a lot of fun! 

Lunch At Walt Disney Haunt

Lunch at the famous old Walt Disney haunt the Tam O' Shanter Restaurant with my dear friend Jean Jaques Launier of Galerie Arludik Paris

Saturday, November 17, 2012

CTN Animation Expo

It was great to see some amazing friends and make a lot of new ones at CTN Animation Expo.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Bollywood at DWA

Bollywood celebration for Festival Of The Lights at DreamWorks Animation today.

Early Sketches



Early sketches for Dr. Cockroach and BOB from Monsters Vs Aliens. Very little change from these initial sketches. 

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Wine Time...


Time to PAINT...which means its time to crack open a bottle of rosé! I love wine whilepainting.  One of my FAVORITE rosé wines…The Petale de Rosé is from Cotesde Provence, France. Fricken Amazing!!!

Painting for Group Show in Paris


This was a painting I did for Galerie Arludik for the Tim Burton Nightmare Before Xmas tribute show. 



Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Good Friend's New Film


My good friend Peter Ramsey directed the new Dreamworks Animation film Rise Of The Guardians – He has worked long and hard on this movie! So Happy for him!


>> To See Trailer of His Film Click HERE <<



10 YR Anniversary at Dreamworks


Was really cool to get a card and phone call from the big boss Jeffery Katzenberg wishing me a happy 10 yr anniversary at Dreamworks!!!!  Where does the time go! 

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Portrait for CeeLo Green






I had the exciting opportunity to paint a portrait of recording artist and The NBC The Voice mentor CeeLo Green's hilarious and dramatic cat Mr. Purffect !!!! So glad CeeLo dug it! It was great fun! 

Where Have You Been All My Life - I Started A Blog

I am excited to have finally started a blog! I am a Los Angeles artist that has been working in the industry for the past 18 years! I have worked at many studios such as; Disney, Sony, DreamWorks. I also show my fine art paintings in galleries around the world! I am excited to get this started!