pearl jam: do the evolution

What a great video that poses interesting questions that are relevant to our times and the cyclical nature of civilization. History doesn’t repeat, but it does rhyme.

When speaking about the song, Eddie Vedder stated, “That song is all about someone who’s drunk with technology, who thinks they’re the controlling living being on this [...]

toot, whistle, plunk, and boom

Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom is an educational Adventures in Music animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions, and originally released to theaters by Disney’s Buena Vista Distribution on November 10, 1953. A sequel to the first Adventures in Music cartoon, the 3-D short Melody, Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom is a stylized [...]

painting and animation do not mix with headaches

Tonight I’m working on two things: animation development and painting. Here’s my first pass on the Mommas Boy painting I posted a sketch of earlier. Now it’s time to work on some animation stuff. On a side note, my eye was bothering me today and I got a headache. Ugh, you know the kind that [...]

the wise little hen knows best

A group of friends and I have been talking about the economy for years. One thing that we agree on is being prepared for long-term situations, especially those of us that are married, have families, or responsible for other family members. What is ironic is finding this piece of animation today after reading a forum [...]

dancing shapes

This is from an animation project. My idea was that there would be this sound machine that would react to certain parts of a song. I was listening to a lot of Coldcut’s music, and was inspired by their videos where they edited visual elements to sound cues. Each element of the song would be [...]

2001 oscar winner: best animated short

Father and Daughter

Powerful visual storytelling.