Jeremy Polgar releases proof of concept trailer for ANALOG ON

Animator Jeremy Polgar has released his proof of concept trailer for his series pitch, ANALOG ON, and it looks sexy as hell! Created, directed, and animated by the self-proclaimed motion scientist himself, the breathtaking 1:30 clip takes us through a post-apocalyptic landscape where a mysterious masked man scans the remnants of a robotic human skull […] Read more »

Whoa, what’s with her all of a sudden?

People are so quick to point the finger when others treat them badly that they fail to realize that they themselves can be assholes sometimes. Take me, for instance. I would hope that most folks think I’m a nice gal, but that doesn’t mean I’m incapable of being a pill when a situation arises. As […] Read more »

Tiki Girl

Went to Nelson Creative Spaces with the illustrator dream team Leen Isabel and Nguyen Dong for Tiki Girl, a themed costume life drawing event hosted by Pierre Bernard. The model of the evening was Jennifer Fabos Patton, who is practically Queen of the Gallery Girls, so a successful turnout was inevitable. I was satisfied with […] Read more »

CTN 2013 and 2014: a photo essay

For this photo essay, we’re flashing back to 2013, back to my very first experience at CTN Expo, where I spent most of it working at my cubemate and co-worker David Boudreau’s booth. Sitting next to us, was character designer and animator Craig Knowles, who hails from Manchester, England. When he wasn’t chatting with CTN […] Read more »

The hunt for David Derks at the Villains of Animation Art Show

I arrived at the opening reception of When Good Toons Go Bad: Villains of Animation Art Show an hour into the event, only to wish I had gotten there sooner. For I had just missed the chance of meeting David Derks, the artist of my favorite piece, “Meowrice Makes his Move on Mewsette,” a Gay […] Read more »

Memorial Silent Art Auction for Simon Chung: The night of

The Memorial Silent Art Auction for Simon Chung took place on the second floor of the Animation Guild building. I arrived at the very beginning with a decent but manageable crowd, which served me well, as I was able to view most of the pieces with relative ease before the inevitable madhouse that ensued. Indeed, […] Read more »

Birthday drawings

Birthday drawings for my friend Kristen and my co-worker Doug, featuring Sailor Jupiter from “Sailor Moon” and Lois Griffin as Yukari Hayasaka from “Paradise Kiss.” Drawn and colored on 4″ X 6″ post-its with blue Prismacolor Col-Erase pencil, sepia Faber-Castell Pitt artist brush pen, and Prismacolor warm grey markers. I posted the drawings to their […] Read more »

Belly Dancer

My friend April Connors has her own private space within Keystone Fine Art Studios in Glendale, where she works as a figure painting and drawing instructor. Every Wednesday night from 7 – 10 PM, she hosts these figure drawing workshops, where the model dresses according to the theme of the evening. I attended her workshop […] Read more »

Sugar Plum Fairy and a shout-out to Leen Isabel

The last drawing event of 2012 at Gallery Godo was on Friday, December 7. The theme was “Sugar Plum Fairy,” with Gallery Girls models Jennifer Patton and Olivia Lopez posing for the night, all done up and donning shimmering fairy costumes. Their makeup artist was present as well, curious to see how people were depicting […] Read more »

Recap of The Weekend Pilots Live at Titmouse Inc.

I was informed via mass Facebook invite of The Weekend Pilots Live at Titmouse Inc., which was to take place on the night of Wednesday, December 12, 2012, or 12/12/12, the final day that three numbers will align until the next century. Discouraged by the ticket price and my lack of knowledge on the Weekend […] Read more »