Monday, August 1, 2016

Sketch of Columbus Tower, at the financial district in San Francisco.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Lillian Coit Memorial Tower in San Francisco. Designed by Arthur Brown, Jr and Henry Howard. Someday I’m gonna throw some color on this.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Palace of Fine Art Rotunda

Before I saw the Palace of Fine Art in Person I saw it in the Movie Vertigo. Apparently Disneyland has a replica at California Adventure. 

Friday, July 22, 2016

I did a sketch of San Francisco City Hall.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The 2016-17 Pasadena Visitors Guide

This is the final color for the Pasadena Visitors Guide. You can pick up one at the Pasadena Convention Center, or download it here

Ipad drawing #1

Little sketch of a church with the iPad pencil

Studies for the cover of the Pasadena Visitors Guide

This was one of my preliminary color samples for the cover of the next Pasadena visitors guide. It’s the color I wanted but they ended up going with one of my other comps.

This is the value study for the Pasadena visitors guide I gave them before I started sending color stuff. #pasadena #illustration #preliminary #blackandwhite #southerncalifornia

Chrysler Building drawing

Illustration of the Chrysler building.

Angry Birds Piggy Boat

The Piggy Boat design for the movie Angry Birds movie. Theres also a corresponding Lego set :)
For a short time I had the privilege to work on the Angry Birds movie. I had a great time working with the Amazingly talented production designer Pete Oswald. I also got to work with the awesomeness of Samantha Kallis, Travis Ruiz, John Nevarez, Sue Blanchard and Jeanie C!
Now go see the movie :)

Friday, February 21, 2014

Gamble House Illustration

Used a rather simple warm color scheme. Most of the work in this Illustration was in the value stage. Changed the composition a little as well. 

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Gamble House Sketch

Finally got a chance to do some sketching for myself.
This is a drawing for one of my latest city illustrations. 
Had a lot of fun exploring light, shape and a little texture. 
Now its time to tackle color. 

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Cloudy 2 art: Tim's Boat

Final 2-D design

Final 2-D interior design

Exterior boat sketch

Early interior sketches

Tim's Boat was the first set I designed on Cloudy 2. Was a lot of fun
but very challenging. I wanted it to come across as believable, 
at the same time fun like a big toy.
 The directors basically pitched it as an extension to Tim's
tackle shop in the first movie.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Cloudy 2 art: The Breakfast Bog


Sideview. Characters designed by Dave Bleich 

Closeup of edible foliage

Early concept art. Exploring shape.

Thumbnail Sketches.

The Breakfast Bog was a challenging set to design. In order to get to the final, we went through several sketches to figure out how best to make it work and look good for the camera.

Cloudy 2 art: Live Corp Cubicles

In an earlier version of the movie, Flint decorated his cubicle with his classic tron-like paint. Everyone else's cubicle would've been the shiny clean surfacing you see at the top. The first cube made it in the movie but it got a lot smaller and with even less stuff inside.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Cloudy 2 Art: Cheesespiders take over locations all over the world. Including Lady Liberty.

Eiffel Tower Color and layout edited by Dave Bleich 
and Justin Thompson

These are the remainder of the onscreen shots I painted for the Chester's Office Cheesespiders taking
over the world scene for Cloudy 2. Hope you enjoy them!

Monday, September 30, 2013

Cloudy 2 art: The Old North Church. Boston Massachusetts

In one version of Cloudy 2, Chester showed Flint what would happen if the Cheesespiders attacked the Old North and South Churches. Poor Paul Revere statue never stood a chance.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Cloudy 2 art: Flints Laptop

When I originally pitched the idea for Flint's Laptop to the directors, I had Inspector Gadget in mind, so I went a little crazy. It was toned down a bit, as you can see in the final design, but still lots of fun. If you look close you may see some familiar technology decorated in Flint's tron-line decor.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Cloudy 2 art: The Old South Church. Boston Massachusetts


Thumbs ideas combined into one. Correcting scale


      After Cheesespiders attack.

One of the things I liked so much about working on Cloudy 2 was the freedom of caricaturing real life subjects and taking it as far as I possibly could.
These did not make it into the movie, but it did set the tone for other similar illustrations that did.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Work for the Cloudy 2 Children's books

In no special order, these are some of the illustrations I did for Simon and Schusters books. Flint Lockwood the greatest inventor of all time and Flint Lockwood Saves the world again. Quality and speed was key, as I was working on Cloudy 2 at the same time. I will post work for that project just after its Sept 27th release date. Thanks so much for visiting.

Here are a couple of sketches for the illustrations of the book. I added these to the blog just in case anyone is curious about my process.