I got some India ink and some proper dip pens. I’ve been on such a rough drawing kick lately. It’s so much fun to let your mind wonder and just to draw using ink and a pen. Definitely channeling some Searle vibes today. I urge everyone out there to switch up there style from time to time. You never know what cool results you will stumble upon.

Tourist Trap.

Tourist Trap.

Baby Frogman and Otis!

Baby Frogman and Otis!

A page from the old digital sketchbook.

A page from the old digital sketchbook.

Some ruff baseball sketches that I have been playing around with. Partially  Inspired by some of Matt Jones’s life drawings.

Ok, time for one final concept post for “The Good Dinosaur”. I tried to do different painting techniques to achieve sort of an impressionistic look to the pieces. It was fun to do. I used Monet’s “Hay Stacks” as the inspiration for the first one. The second one was just a quick blocking colour key pass. And Kinda a cave painting meets Lion King idea for the third one haha. All in all I had a blast with this whole series. I learned a lot and I may have to try some other unrealeaed movies soon ;)

Here is a character that I have been playing around with for a little bit. He’s supposed to be the “One eyed, one horned, flying purple people eater” I forgot about the flying part so there is no wings lol. When I went to CTN the biggest critique I got was that I never showed any rough exploratory work. So I’m going to try and show any rough drawings that I have with my designs coming up. Now I just need to invest in a proper scanner, my iPhone camera isn’t quite cutting it haha.

More “The Good Dinosaur” concept art. I had a blast painting this. I am defiantly going to do more. 

More “The Good Dinosaur” concept art. I had a blast painting this. I am defiantly going to do more. 

I watched Blackfish over the weekend. Killer Whales are such amazing creatures. 

I watched Blackfish over the weekend. Killer Whales are such amazing creatures. 

HI, my name is Bill!!!

Here is some character development I played around with this week. I tried to work on one or two poses after work each day this week. It was cool to see the character develop as the week progressed.

I did dozens of pencil drawings trying to flesh out this character, maybe I’ll post those next. 

More concept art for Pixar’s upcoming “The Good Dinosaur”. This was the most fun I’ve had drawing/painting in a long time. I don’t really paint, but I think I’m going to do more. Every once and a while it just flows…Should I do more of this theme? Or am I going to get sued haha?

More concept art for Pixar’s upcoming “The Good Dinosaur”. This was the most fun I’ve had drawing/painting in a long time. I don’t really paint, but I think I’m going to do more. Every once and a while it just flows…Should I do more of this theme? Or am I going to get sued haha?

More “The Good Dinosaur” concepts. Really digging these new brushes I got! Stay tuned I may have a few more coming haha. 

Today I went back to playing around with “The Good Dinosaur” concepts. When I met John Nevarez at CTN he told me to try and infuse some more story elements into my designs and to also work rougher and on paper. I really like this approach. It forces you to draw quick and to forget about adding all the photoshop gloss. I heard this project is shelved for the next while but if anyone from Pixar is listening,I’m available ;)

Here is today’s “Robin Hood” sketch’s for @Sketch Dailies. 

Here is today’s “Robin Hood” sketch’s for @Sketch Dailies. 

Here are today’s “Billy the Kid” sketch’s for @Sketch Dailies. I decided to add some of the roughs that I did when coming up with the final piece. These have been really fun to do.