Sunday, November 15, 2009

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Quite Fantastic

Make sure to watch through the entire thing.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Hurr, Dethdoodles

I. Am such a sucker for Metalocalypse. Brendon Small is my hero.
I don't even enjoy death metal, but after watching all of the show, I have a fuckton of respect for the musicians. I mean - number 1, they, for the most part have a fantastic sense of humor. It seems like they would be the most down-to -earth compared to pop singers who edit their music to the point that a computer is singing or, I dunno, hipsters more into their image then music.

Number 2, they're in it for the music more than anything else. You've got to be pretty fucking dedicated to take part in death metal.

I dunno where I'm going with this. Anyway, I doodled a lot.
Guess I'm on a Deth-kick right now.

The strip is from "Dethlessons", possibly my favorite episode. Nathan just sounds so truly shocked and his voice gets all high-pitched... I laugh really hard every time.

Also, the DVD extras are pure gold. 20 minutes of Nathan reading Shakespeare... Oh God. I can't stop watching it.

X-posted @ y! by the way. Shush.

Sunday, November 8, 2009


Tomorrow's illustration homework-- DONE.

It's one of Aesop's Fables, The Crow and the Pitcher.

And I FINALLY (sort-of) configured my printer so it doesn't vomit colours all over my final prints.

I feel like I'm improving in terms of Photoshop skill, but moving farther away from what I want things to look like. I think I need to play around with sketches some more...

I've been so tired lately. I slept through all of Saturday, and here I am falling asleep on my desk Sunday night. I dun get it.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Illustration Homework

6:00 AM, and I've just finished my Illustration project that's due today. HAHAH, I've outsmarted you again, time!

Except for that class I have before illustration, where I need to finish a little analysis paper.


Swiftly putting that in the back of my mind, I give you two 'Little Red Riding Hood' Re-write illustrations. We were pretty much given a choice of two fairytales and told to re-write it in another 'style' or whatever. I feel like I could have done something way more radical (compared to the ideas my classmates came up with) but overall I decided to do something with a semi-dark neo-victorian feel -- which, unfortunately didn't come out at ALL in anything I drew.

Red was really Lizzie Borden, and she hacks up the wolf with an axe and makes a fur coat. Original.

So my initial idea was this:

A kinda simple 'first meeting' thing going on. Playing around with Sai Painter, but nothing exciting.

And then I had a week's worth of trouble developing how the final idea was going to physically make sense (angle, including everything in the picture, etc.) but I managed, after an all-nighter to pull something together. It doesn't look fantastic, but I'm proud of how I learned to deal with Photoshop. I learned a bunch last night.

I feel like it has a really successfully warm atmosphere. Except for that blood-smeared axe over in the corner there.

And now I'm crashing and I want to go to bed, but I have class in 2 hours and I know I won't wake up if I nap. This... could be a problem.

Aww man... my cheekbones hurt. I hate that.