Thursday, December 31, 2009

digital ink and color.

an example of what i do at work, clean up digital "inking" in illustrator.
i can't post what i've been working on professionally until the show airs, but here is my own character in the same technique:

b&w lines:

... and painted!

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

b is for...

... brian "butch" o'neal.
can't really have marissa without the ex-cop turned slayer slayer.

"... and there will be one to bring the end before the master, a fighter of modern times..."

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

kick buttowski!

this is the show i am currently a part of!
it is a really amazing group of people, and we're all hoping the show will totally kick butt when it premieres in february!

check out a short teaser here:

with more clips available on the disney xd youtube channel:


playing with some characters:

Monday, December 28, 2009


just a kitten:

trying out some new brushes for a softer feel.
i also had some fun making fabric  textures!

Thursday, December 24, 2009


some recent sketchbook scans:

see ya after the holidays!

Monday, December 21, 2009

life drawings.

the last life drawing class of '09.

Friday, December 18, 2009

flying monkey.

i wish these guys were real...
i'd ask for a pair for christmas.

Thursday, December 17, 2009


a new kind of coloring... trying to find a way to make gradients not look so cheesy.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009


a summertime cowgirl for a wintertime day:

the sponge brush is awesome for chunky backgrounds and soft shadows.
now where can i get those boots?

Monday, December 14, 2009

sketches and inks.

a busy weekend!
some sketchbook:

a few ink pen doodles:

i love this site:
for a really awesome selection of brush pens!

Friday, December 11, 2009

tubby buddy.

if you ever need a faithful sidekick, buddy here is your guy:
rough sketches are fun to nail down in color:

Wednesday, December 9, 2009


oh you know, you can never have too many dinosaurs.
messing with texture:

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

rough color and sketches.

there's an invisible trampoline, can't you see it?
and some sketchbook:

Saturday, December 5, 2009

horace greeley.

here's the unsung hero of stephen king's newest book, "under the dome":
horace greeley the corgi.
loyal, stubby, and always hungry.

just for fun, here's the sketch and illustrator build i worked from:

Friday, December 4, 2009


posing out some characters.

Thursday, December 3, 2009


when i broke my leg in sixth grade, i was happy it was in the summer, so i could wear skirts and one sandal at a time.
imagine what i'd have to have done in the winter: cut one leg off of my jeans?

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

life drawings.

i will i will i will go to life drawing more.
it's so good to get back into practice on these things:


just a quick colored ink drawing today.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

mr pug and boston

the cutest dogs have crushed faces and bug eyes!