December 26, 2015

Happy Holidays!!

Hope you've had a great Christmas!
This is a color key I did for the Shrek Christmas special.

December 22, 2015

Jungle Waterfall

Jungle waterfalls are the most fun to paint! Here's a waterfall color study I did for the animated movie Rio 2. 

December 13, 2015

Out the Office Window

These are studies of the view out of my office window from DreamWorks back in our traditional painting days. I did something like 70 of these over the course of a year, they're painted in acrylics.

I've posted some of these before and now here are all the ones I have handy in one group.

December 09, 2015

Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron Scene

Here's a scene and preliminary sketch for the Animated film Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron. They're both painted in acrylics on Crescent 100 illustration board.

The comp was based on a potential long camera pan but the final shot is condensed.

December 06, 2015

Puss in Boots Lighting Design Sequence

Here's a lighting design sequence I did for Puss and Boots and the Tres Diablos:

 Rough lighting keys.

 Scene illustration.

  Scene illustration.

 Final production matte painting.

 Scene illustration.

 Final scene form the show using my lighting design and matte painting.

Here's a close up of the final matte painting.