2005-2006-Certificate in traditional 2D Animation.
*Wrote, directed, and animated a traditional 2d film titled “To The Door” and a Flash film titled “A Very Long Fall”
Studies included life drawing, scriptwriting, storyboard, rough animation, layout, clean-up, acting for animators, composition, character design, editing, color theory, film criticism, history of animation, and doping and slugging.
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (UWM), Milwaukee, WI, 1995
BA in English with emphasis in Creative Writing.
In addition to English, also studied film Production, film theory, photography, sculpture, scriptwriting, drawing, improvisation, and acting.
Right now I'm doing freelance animation/illustration and teaching animation classes at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, and MATC. I have also taught classes at MIAD, Alverno, Artists Working in Education, True Skool, and various Recreation Departments.
Here are a few drawings I did for a yoga studio in North Vancouver
2 are done in pencil and the other 2 I used a Pilot pen.
yoga line drawing 2
yoga line drawing 1
Here's some life drawing, animation, and an expression sheet I did for my film (2006).
30 second poses
30 second poses 2
2 minute poses
2 minute poses 2
2 minute poses 3
2 minute poses 4
Here's some character designs I did for Studio B. They didn't go anywhere
character design composite 1
Sometimes I just get tired of thinking of all the things that I don't wanna do. All the things that I don't wanna be. Places I don't wanna go, like India, like getting my teeth cleaned. Save the whale, all that, I don't understand that.