Saturday, December 17, 2011

Customizable sketchbooks for sale!




Hey Guys!

How are you all? Hope all is doing great. It's almost that time of the year! Christmas! :)

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!NOTICE:!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My friend (Who is really kind and a talented artist), Nhung Thai, is hand crafting her own sketchbooks! Images of different types of binding/paper can be found: http://ntthai.tumblr.com/#14304904518 Please support her! And get your own special sketchbook today. Prices start from 20 dollars. That's really good considering the fact that you could choose the size, binding, and possibly paper! :)

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!NOTICE:!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-Angela! OUT!

Hope you dig my year old sketches :)

PS HOW COME I CANT CENTERIZE MY PARAGRAPHS ANYMORE D:

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Mr. X's pooper WIP and a plant creature~


Happy Thanksgiving! Hope all is well everyone. I am working on a little project for myself, also trying out different art techniques. So far, I am trying to get that more polished look. I think I will keep working on that and trying to improve. Mr. X's shitter painting isnt done. but Ill work on it as soon as I have some time. Hope you all had a great week! End 2011 with a bang ya'll!

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Mr. X on hold, but some old work.. and one new one





Hey guys,

Been pretty busy at Titmouse! But here are some old concept pieces I did. The ship hull is newer, but the rest are over 1 year old! Hope everyone is doing great!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Mr. X


WIP




Mr.X finished his beach visit for today. What did he find? A quick 20 min sketch.. Just to let the juices flow again.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

sum sketches


Hey Guys,

How are you all doing? Here are some sketches I did.. The ones on the top are quick.. some are studies from other artist, some are from out of my head.. mostly the ones on the bottom though. I am trying to get back into drawing figures.. too many props, vehicles, and backgrounds lately!

The vehicle sketches were quick ideations for a class im taking with Andy Chung. He's a super cool teacher, and Im learning a lot. Will be a full on traditional class, with only markers, chalk, and gouache. I cant fuckin wait to get to the end!!!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Gouache Paintings from 10.2.11




Hey Guys! Today, our group went to the infamous Suicide Bridge of Pasadena. It was REALLY nice there. I was really surprised. I am def. going back there one day!

First painting took a long time.. I was still trying to figure out how to work gouache.. REALLY rusty.. 2nd one was a quickie, and I had to leave it as it was. Hopefully Ill have more finished stuff soon!

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Gouache Paintings from 9.25.11




Gouache paintings from Eaton Canyon. This week wasnt as successful. Failed to simplify a lot of stuff.. Still have so much stuff to learn and do.

1st painting took around 30 mins
2nd around 10-15 (Thus the epic failness D:).

Hopefully next week will be better. We're going to be at the Pasadena bridge if anyone is interested! Hit me up!

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Gouache paintings from 9.17.11





Hey Guys! I hope all of ya'll are doing great. I just went painting with some friends of mine today at the El Matador State Park down in Malibu. It was great...! Hopefully, I can start making these things weekly. Ill probably be heading to Eaton Canyon in Altadena if anyone wants to come. Hit me up! Love to meet new people. Also, a few of my friends will be joining. Digital or traditional is all cool.. whatever you're in the mood for..!

These paintings started off with simple line drawings. Then I went into paint. The 1st painting took around 30 mins, the 2nd 40ish mins. I am pretty rusty, since it's been nearly 9 months since I last touched paint..!! What a shame. My Scanner isnt really good at picking up the colors/values.. But this will make due for now. Hopefully you guys can join! Let me know if you want to come!

Sunday, September 4, 2011

gouache gouache gouache and a new study!











splat splat splat. i wub paint. splat splat splat

These are old. Now that I look at them, damn, my color needs TONS of work. Also, thank you everyone who has been following my blog - It really means a lot! Each time I log in, I notice more and more people are watching me! That is GREAT MOTIVATION FOR MEEEE!! THANK YOU ALL TT_TT YOU ARE GREAT!

Here's a quick study I started today.. Hopefully Ill finish it tomorrow!


Tuesday, August 23, 2011

sketchie sketches




Derp! These sketches will be turned into paintings later! for a short experiment im trying to do!

Sunday, August 21, 2011

VIEW! And some new stuff!



The photo credit for the image is: Courtesy of DreamWorks Animation KUNG FU PANDA 2(tm) & (c) 2010 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.


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Hey Guys! So I recently heard about a new Conference in Italy called VIEW! VIEW Conference is the most important event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 3D Animation, Gaming and VFX.

The Conference takes place in Turin, from Tuesday, Oct. 25th to Friday, Oct. 28th 2011.

VIEW Conference is followed by VIEWFest, which is the most important Digital Movie Festival in Turin.

This year their dates are from 21st to 23rd October 2011.

Special guest "Lucia Modesto" will be there! Here's her Bio:

Lucia Modesto, Character Technical Director Supervisor

PDI/Dreamworks Animation

Lucia Modesto held the role of Supervising Character Technical Director on Megamind, Shrek the Third, Dragon Trainer, as well as on Shrek 2and the Academy Award® winning Shrek.

Specializing in character set-up, Modesto is responsible for supervising and setting up the animation joints, motion animation controls, facial animation, deformations, hair and non dynamic clothing setups.

Modesto started her career at PDI/DreamWorks Animation in 1997, working for the first computer animated film Antz, after developing for two years the technology which would be used for the first animation project, realized for TV Globo.

A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Modesto was educated as an electronic engineer at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She later received a Masters Degree in Quantum Electronics and Applied Optics at UCLA. She also served as an intern at the National Film Board of Canada on a jointly granted scholarship by the Canadian and Brazilian governments.

2010 - Megamind - Character Technical Director Co-supervisor

2010 - Shrek - Character Technical Director

2010 - Dragon Trainer - Character Technical Director

2008 - Madagascar 2 - Character Technical Director

2007 - Shrek the Halls (TV short) - Character Technical Supervisor

2007 - Shrek The Third - Character Technical Director Co-supervisor

2005 - Madagascar - Character Technical Director

2004 - Shrek 2 - Character Technical Director Co-supervisor

2001 - Shrek - Character Technical Director Co-supervisor

1998 - Antz - Character Technical Director

1991 - Mirrors of Time (short) - Animator

For information, please reach out to info@viewconference.it


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This was an Illustration I did for a wonderful friend. Her name is Monica Grimm, and she created a wonderful Novel. Link can be found at: http://rentonchronicles.blogspot.com/

This is really different than stuff I normally do. Lots more photos in this process, and a very safe composition.

It's a great book, and you guys should read it. Her Daughter did the Cover Art, which I love. Please be a support! You know how tough it could be sometimes for artist and writers! Show some love :)


Thursday, July 21, 2011

Study #6 - Super quickie

This literally took 25 mins. Showing my buddy what I do when I paint.. Not really refined. Just want to keep this momentum up so I dont slack!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Study #4.. Well.. Technically 5!

Ahh, this is just a quick painting I did of something above my coworker's desk..!! Haha.. super rough, but it was fun.. I thought that was a interesting prop to paint.. What should I do next?

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Study #3! And Cover Art for Cave Story 3D! . . And Study #4?!

Ahh Hey guys! Here is another study I did. I didnt get to spend as much time as I wanted to on this one, but I was trying to practice my indications and work on perspective cues. Obviously, most of the time was focused on the floor or the higher parts of the mountain... But ya! I hope you guys like it! I gotta work on more edge and surface variety in my next few studies!

Here is the cover for Cave Story 3D! It was so awesome to work with Nicalis and NIS! Hope you all are well!

Really really quick and rough sketch. Dont even know if it is worthy to post.. but i just want to keep my momentum up! so messy! and unorganized... ahh hahaha

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Study #2 Currently a WIP!

Not the best, but if it doesnt enlarge, here's the link to enlarge it:

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-_jFNa_Krej4/TiKVpz-WyHI/AAAAAAAAAb8/0R74nGAcqwg/s1600/Study%2B2b.jpg



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Yo guys! Ahh, things have been busy, but in a good way! I am moving in with two of my pals! One, a best friend, and two a SUPER CLOSE FRIEND! Which I
am sure will be one of my best friends as well! They are.. Mark Taihei and Ruolin Li! Both who are extremely talented! Be sure to check out their work!!!!

Here's a quick study!!! Going to take a break from it and paint
more soon. I got so inspired by the Jamie Jones workshop at CDA, I just had to paint!

A quick study at work:

P.S. Titmouse is awesome. I love it there so far. So many inspirational artist, and awesome people!

Thursday, June 30, 2011

AX and new stuff!

Hey guys!
Ill be attending Anime Expo Artist Alley! Come find me.. Number is E5758. Ill have 4 other buds close by, you should def check out their work. Search for them on the side: Lianna, Mark Taihei, and Stephanie! My other friend doesnt have a blog but is extremely talented!! Here are a few WIP images that I will be selling there! These are all work in progresses!!!! Hope you like them! Other ones can be found on my deviantart located at: http://flyingmilkpig.deviantart.com
The guns are the 2nd week hwk from Darren's class.. Ill be pumping out some vehicles/creatures this week! so stay tuned!!! Ahh!! so pathetic.. I only got two new prints done! haha..


I ALSO SCORED A JOB AT TITMOUSE! I'll be doing some Background layouts.. I really cant wait. Drawing is my life! I would like to give a special shout out to my mentor and a SUPER inspiring artist.. DARREN QUACH! Thanks for the referral!!


Monday, June 20, 2011

Sketches, and a study!!

Hey Guys! Ill be posting more frequently now.. I am taking a class with Darren Quach at CDA.. I love his style man!! Anyways, here's some stuff from that class...



Which one should I take to a finish?? AHHH, cant decide D:



Thursday, June 9, 2011

Stuff for Cave Story!


Hello All!

Here was some stuff I did for Cave Story. The yellow image was a quick sketch, for promotional reasons.. The Prinny image was actually featured in Nintendo Power!! And it was also on Kotaku! I had the great honor to work with Nicalis/NIS for the first half of the year. They're really great. Thanks for having me guys!

I also had the great pleasure to work on the Cover Artwork for the game.. Ill post that soon. Meanwhile, some more stuff from last year!