Another stop motion sculpt for your viewing pleasure! Even background characters need love… this little guy was barely on screen. Side note: Monsterclay can look really shiny when photographed. To get this matte look, I put a tiny, light coat of baby powder on the piece. #stopmotion #stopmo #characterdesign #animation #monsterclay #wip #behindthescenes

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This is a sculpt I did for a Haagen Dazs stop motion commercial. The character wasn’t designed by me but I thought you all might like to see some of the process behind making a stop mo character! I sculpted 7 different characters on this job. This one was called the “Saucemaker”. Scroll thru the…

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Exploratory sketches! I’m playing around with shapes for the tardigrade character in the story im working on. My inspirations for its look are bears, corgis and Appa. Turns out corgis long bodies would be perfect for adding 4 more legs! #tardigrades #scifi #indiecomics #sketches #characterdesign

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Tooltip

Tool tip: Creating a maquette from a 2d character design and getting it “on model” takes precise measurements. Calipers are your friend! I found this tool that’s actually used for ploting navigation. It’s perfect. It keeps your measurements fixed & precise – even if you are clumsy like me. Also my stand looks like a…

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Pirates! I was going thru some old designs & found a few fun ones that I’ve never shared before… here are some rakish pirates created for an online game. (btw for new friends who know me as a sculptor I used to be an animator/ character designer) Pirates! I was going thru some old designs…

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Success! I’ve finally produced good molds with good casts in Forton MG!! :D These little nubbins will turn into Pints (aka pinecone heads) for #sdcc. #wip #sculpture #creature #cute #characterdesign #casting #fortonmg #white

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Yay! It looks like some of the WIP shots are being released from the commercial I worked on @laikahouse. I sculpted this jogger but the fabrication dept bought her to life :) #Repost from @laikahouse #wip #stopmotion #stopmo #laika #pdx #portland #pdxart #characterdesign #animation #commercials

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The spot I worked on @laikahouse is up on their site! I’ll find out if I can post some WIP pics. I sculpted 3 heads & 1 body in this spot. Direction & character design by the awesome Aaron Sorenson http://www.laika.com/details.php?id=611&company=house #stopmotion #stopmo #laika #pdx #portland #characterdesign #animation #commercials

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They made it! My Woodland Hot Tub cards are here just in time for #ECCC #woodlandcreatures #art #artist #greetingcard #characters #characterdesign #hottub #steamy

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A proud little Pint showing off her new pinecone. I have a LOT of painting to do before #ECCC. #wip #sculpture #artists #art #characters #characterdesign #woodlandcreatures #trees #ents #pinecones

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