Jul 24, 2009

Aug 23, 2007

...i think i'll make a park

May 10, 2007

i woke up and this turd was in my brain.
here.  it's for you.

May 5, 2007

ball lift
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Apr 26, 2007

in the course of a few conversations with my wife about folk tales (on a thread which began a while ago with Vladímir Propp's book) an idea started to take shape, and i revisited this drawing of a world and some related ones of a princess and a frog.  the princess immediately got pretty boring but there was something about the frog.  so over the past week i've been gradually building this little prototype:

Click on the game screen to control the frog.

Apr 3, 2007

I have been working on a big upgrade of microDJ.  It should drop soon, like a raindrop from an April shower.  Here's some pictures of it in action.
micro dj level 1
Above, you're just getting started, you only got 2 crates of records, but you've managed to entice 11 peeps to the floor.

micro dj level 4
And here, still going at noon the next day, you're rocking the joint at capacity with 64 peeps, you got 8 crates of records to select from and make combos with.

Superthanxx to all the beta testers, especially Mike, Clay and my wife Jung for lots of great comments and suggestions. Some of them became features at once, others I need to think about and will emerge in some form in a future addition of microDJ.


In the meantime, this little sketch done on the way back from soccer last week is somehow for you Justin.

Mar 18, 2007

Sneaky O

a sneaking game

Level 3 of 3

IMPORTANT: Click on the game to "focus" on it before playing.  Click outside when done.

Flash, 2005
with inspiration from Mike Stern

Level 1 and How To Play

If you make it to the exit, you are a Sneaky O Champion.  First 5 to send in or post a winning screenshot will receive a prize by real mail*!!

*prize will take approximately 4-6 years to arrive.

Mar 17, 2007

Happy St. Patty's Day!!

Yes it's actually a holiday post.  Sláinte, y'all!

When I was living in Baltimore a couple years back, I was lucky to be able to hang out with my uncle Don on a few occasions. Usually we'd hit the Brewer's Art on Charles St. for their amazing french fries and whatever seasonal beer they'd just concocted.  One time I met him at J Patrick's in Locust Point for what I think was called a Ceili.  There were about 6 musicians jamming out the jigs and it was pretty furiously uptempo.  I was a smoker at the time and all that reelin' around was a bit rough on me.  Don though, despite some accumulated goodness around the midsection, turned out to be pretty spry for an old guy.  This is more or less what I saw that night:

Don Kaliher
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heh, it's great to be Irish.  Now how's about a kiss, wifey?

Mar 14, 2007

some el tigre rough boards

I enjoyed a memorable stint on el Tigre last summer.  Memorable because they gave me the soccer episode during World Cup.  As you may know i am a soccer player.  I try to get off my ass and play with some other animator types once a week under the ol' power lines.

Although I was overall disappointed with my performance, I enjoyed my time working on this cartoon, especially drawing Grandpa.  He's a fun character.  Freds Gutierrez and Osmond too were breaking (in) the gramps model real good.  So here's some rough boards, now that blogging season* has opened on el Tigre...

"Papi!  You could coach the team!"

well, it turns out grandpa's coaching is not so good.  still, if only manny would cheat...

yeah, at the end of my stint there i pretty much felt like manny at the end of the episode.

this gag didn't make the final as it is text based.
Che-Quís Pizza

*more el tigre here, here, here, and of course here .
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