Tuesday, May 29, 2007

life after graduation

I'm back home in Texas for the summer, trying to organize my things. I especially delight in rediscovering my old works of art. Or, in many cases, old works of attempted art. There are a few jewels, including my old high school notebook-cartoons which gave birth to such characters as Tuppy, Boot Boot, and others too random to mention. I drew a lot of sloths and outlandish attacks on the dreaded E.T., that foul, loathsome sausage-fingered bane of my existence. Maybe I'll post some of that old stuff later, if it doesn't embarrass me too much.

And then there's the job hunt. We'll not talk about that. I'm giving myself a month off to get a tan. Oh, and to continue working on STUFFED.

Instead, some old Post-it art:

Thursday, May 03, 2007

stage two: the silver surfer

Mad dash. I'm still working hard on my projects. The one due yesterday was (and is, for I'm going to make this look good for my own sake sooner or later)...really giving me a hard time. Mostly because the two software programs required are kicking it to me hard. I don't know how to use them and they know it. I blame it on Windows and its affinity for crashing. So my motion-capture project showing today won't be as cool as I imagined, but at this point I just want to have something presentable. The performer, my friend Christine, wanted the body of a fat woman, and I just couldn't deliver. Instead, she's a Silver Surfer wannabe minus the 'board. So here's the middle stage of my project in all its messed-up glory: