Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Pogo Jump Animation Progression

In a tweet by Chris Chua, animator at Pixar and CalArts grad (who is one of the animators I look up to) gave some great advice:

So decided to do exactly this.



Rough Animation:

Cleaned Up

Through this process I learned the importance of planning, I've begun to use reference more and more but before usually never planned an animation out on paper before animating. This experience has 'convinced' me  to always plan out the poses and timing before actually animating and I plan on doing this always.

Thanks for reading!

Life Gesture Drawing 016 and 017

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Saturday, January 26, 2013

The Monk of Polar Peak

Over at Animation Forum, there is a Character Design competition entitled, "Monk of Polar Peak". The dead line is Jan. 29th, still time to enter:

Here's my entry!
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Princess and the Frog Sketches

Hey there!

Last night I didn't have practice or any homework so I had a little back-to-back animation action. UP then Princess and the Frog. While watching, I was in such an 'Art' mood, I started storyboarding a short and drew a bunch. Here's some sketches from watching Princess and the Frog:

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Thanks for reading!

Got the results of my first Basic Painting/Mixed Media Project, will post pictures and blog about it tomorrow.

See you then!

Lee MW (CartoonyAnimator)

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Filbur the Fox Character Design

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Filbur the Fox

A fox who is friendly to all but a little timid. Afraid of loud noises, he sometimes is reluctant to embark on adventures.

Life Gesture Drawing 014

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Life Gesture Drawing 012 and 013

Photobucket Gesture Drawing #12 is just practice with the manikin figure in George Loomis' book, "Figure Drawing For All Its Worth". Gesture Drawing #13 is a step up as I started to add muscle.


Mind the figure on the near the bottom-middle, the legs are messed up.

This is really exciting for me, I've been just plain gesture drawing for a while but now I'm stepping up to adding muscles and more developed figures.

Thanks for reading


Highway Robbery (A.K.A Giant Gorilla Ripping up Highways)


Over at  , right now there is a Character Design competition with the title of:

Highway Robbery

The Deadline is Jan.21st!

Its all for fun so I encourage everyone/anyone to join.

Check it out here

My entry:


Sunday, January 13, 2013

Figure Gesture Drawing 010 and 011


Gesture Drawing 11 is the start of my work from a Loomis book, Figure Drawing for All its Worth. The book starts off with figures like these then works up to more developed ones.


Heres a more developed figure practice from the Loomis book. More coming soon


Monday, January 7, 2013

Winter Painting and 'Pig with a Spring' Sketch

A painting I made in Sketchbook Pro.

As semester 2 starts up for me, I am taking Basic Painting at my High school! I'll be posting my work done in the class and hopefully Ill get better at Painting and working with colors, stay tuned!

Sketch I made in a drawing battle with a friend

Any feedback on how to get better at painting and sketching are always appreciated  Feel free to leave a comment, email me, or tweet me on Twitter!

I know its a little late but Happy New Year!

Thanks for reading!

Friday, January 4, 2013

Flour Sack and Weighted Ball Bounces

Slowly working my way up to bigger and better things but first I really need to get these basics down.