Archive for the 'Art' Category


Friday, October 15th, 2010

So nearly a year ago, I was taking a 15-week course hosted by Bill Plympton. Part of the workshop involved producing a short, 30-second animation. Well, in the last week of the class, I fired up Pencil and cranked out the drawings for my short. Unfortunately, I never found the time to put together the [...]

Art show this weekend: Wreck the Place!

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Long-time friends Berto, Chris, and Warren are holding an art show opening this weekend on the south side of Richmond at Onetribe’s Adorn Studio. Below are the particulars: February 26, 2010 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM 403 Stockton St, Suite 101 Richmond, VA 23224 And a poster! If you’re in Richmond, you should definitely [...]

GIMP Bible – Coming to book shelves near you!

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

I’ve posted a few progress updates of this on Twitter, but for those of you who don’t follow that, I recently co-wrote a new book, GIMP Bible, due out in a couple weeks. The books left warehouses some time last week and Amazon says the release date is 1 March 2010 (that’s right, I’m not [...]

Haven’t done this in a while…

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Sketches! Gah… doing this update makes me realize two things: I need to draw more. I should probably update my gallery software from Gallery2 and migrate to NextGen. Maybe when I find some time…

Hand Turkey 48 Hour Film

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

So here’s a quick recap on our 48 Hour Film Project experience: We finished!! Yup yup yup. Long story short: we completed 4 minutes of 3D animation in Blender in 48 hours. And it came right down the the wire, too. We turned in our film, rendered and ready to rock with a mere 10 [...]

I have something interesting going on this coming weekend. And EVERYONE is welcome to come watch us play. Hand Turkey Studios is going to allow live public access to our production as we compete this coming weekend (17-19 July) in this year’s 48 Hour Film Project in Richmond, Virginia. We assembled a team and competed [...]

Connecticut Film Festival

Monday, June 1st, 2009

The Connecticut Film Festival is taking place this week from June 2-7.  The festival is pretty sweet, featuring not only live-action film, but also animation and interactive media like video games. I’ll be giving a presentation on Friday the 5th on producing animations with Blender just before a presentation by fellow Blenderhead and badass animator, [...]

Richmond 48 Hour Film Project – 2009

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

It’s that time of year again! For those of you who don’t know, last year we assembled a team to compete in the 48 Hour Film Project for Richmond, VA with the goal of completing an animation for our entry. Due to a variety of issues, we actually didn’t get the animation rendered in time. [...]

*Massive* Gallery Update

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

Yeah… so it’s been, well, nearly forever since I last did an upload to the gallery here. Over 30 sketches worth of forever. So here ya go… a bunch of scribbles in Sketchbook 7 plus a handful of sketches on idea paper: Idea Paper: Sketchbook 7:

Well… it’s official.  I came to a decision on my crazy idea… so I’ve gone and registered a team for this year’s 48 Hour Film Project in Richmond… and we’ll be producing an animation.  I’m trying to assemble the team now.  We’ve got a strong core, but with how much work is going to be [...]