Tag Archives: cartoonist
Time-lapse video of me adding color to the rough sketch of an electrocuted squirrel cartoon character in Adobe Photoshop CS5.
Time-lapse video of me creating the initial sketch of an electrocuted squirrel cartoon character in Adobe Photoshop CS5.
My interview over at VectorTuts just went up, head over to hear me talk about art, illustration, cartooning, working for yourself and other fun stuff. Bonus: corny joke included!
The Wacom Intuos4 is a killer graphics tablet and highly recommended if you work with graphics software. For this review I am referring to the Wacom Intuos4 Medium Pen Tablet, however there are also the Large and Small models available. … Continue reading
Just a quick post to let you know that a recent interview I did for the “Wasting Paper” cartoonist interview series is now up for your reading pleasure.
This cartoon character design of a military/soldier dog was created for a dog waste cleanup company, Private Piles. A full logo was also created in addition to the cartoon dog character.
Squirrel cartoon character character design and logo for novelty gift company Acorn Souvenirs. The company sells gag gifts based on the government “ACORN” program. the concept behind the character and logo was to have the squirrel cartoon character trying to … Continue reading
Just posted over at Design Interviews is an interview with yours truly. Jeff Andrews—the mastermind behind not only Design Interviews but also illustrator group sketch blog Sugar Frosted Goodness among others—was kind enough to ask me to answer some questions … Continue reading
In this video, I am sharing with you a vector path creation technique to speed up the process of creating curved paths by adding intermediate anchor points after your corners have been created. I used to create my anchor points … Continue reading
I recently created this pinup Santa girl illustration for a local company that produces home-brewing beer kits. The client was developing a special holiday/Christmas blend, and wanted to also include an incentive in the package — in this case it … Continue reading
Cartoonist and illustrator extraordinaire Tom Richmond has an excellent in-depth guide to drawing hands over on his blog. As per usual with Tom’s instructional articles/blog posts, he goes into far more detail and insight than one could possibly imagine he … Continue reading
MAD Magazine cartoonist/caricaturist Tom Richmond has an awesome tutorial on his site about his working methods for getting his line art into finished color works of art.
We’ve all been there – tight deadline, or too many projects at once, or even good ol’ fashioned procrastination. Whatever the cause, you need to finish something and the ideas (and graphite) just aren’t flowing. What to do? Continue reading