Thursday, August 25, 2011

Care Bears Storybook Illustrations




Here is a trio of two-page spreads I drew for a Care Bears wintertime storybook titled "Snow Fun".  Grumpy doesn't particularly enjoy snow, so all of his Care Bear friends do their best to get him to join in the fun.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Rugrats Holiday Giftbag Illustration



This is the front panel of a Rugrats™ Holiday Giftbag I designed and Illustrated during my tenure in American Greetings Inbound Licensing Division.  The top image is the original pencil drawing.  The lower image is the line work, inked by hand with a brush to match the Rugrats loose style.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Holly Hobbie Storybook Renderings



I did the color rendering of these Holly Hobbie™ storybook pages for Simon & Schuster, mixing vector illustrated characters with photoshop backgrounds.

Quest for Camelot Coloring Page


This coloring sheet was illustrated for Quest for Camelot™, an animated movie released in 1997

Tinpo Prop Designs and Turnarounds



Above is a sheet of Tinpo™ prop designs as well as a sheet with turnarounds for kitty and capsules from the Tinpo™ series' "Finding Kitty" episode.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Scooby-Doo Coloring Pages


A few more Scooby-Doo™ coloring pages I illustrated - this time, featuring Shaggy.

Care Bears UR-2 Character Design


This is UR-2, a minor character from the Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-lot™ animated series that aired on CBS around 2007-2008.  I did three versions of this character with varying degrees of detail.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Looney Tunes Coloring Book Cover


While most of my time at Landoll Publishing was spent creating coloring books for the Hanna Barbera™ brands, I did occasionally get the opportunity to draw a few other classic characters like Bugs Bunny™ and Marvin Martian™

Maryoku Yummy Prop Designs


In 2008, I acted as showrunner for the Maryoku Yummy™ animated series that is currently airing on the HUB.  Occasionally, I had the opportunity to use my skills to do a few of the show's designs as shown here.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Tinpo Storyboard



Here are the first four pages from the storyboard I created for Tinpo's™ episode 115, "The Music Machine".  I also wrote this episode and designed all the props.

Tinpo Prop Concepts and Turnarounds



Tinpo™ is a series of 25 thirty-second shorts that aired on the HUB this past year. Above are select prop concepts and a final turnaround of the Uniboard, a prop featured in one of the shorts.

Maryoku Yummy Digital Snow Globe Games


These Maryoku Yummy™ snow globes designs were conceptualized, drawn, and digitally inked for use on agkidzone.com.

Sushi Pack Styleguide Art


To support the new Sushi Pack™ series, I digitally inked these illustrations for promotional material and the new styleguide.

Sushi Pack Character Designs




Sushi Pack™ was one of the first shows the newly formed American Greetings Properties developed in 2005.  These character designs were developed for the main cast; Kani, Tako, Maguro, Ikura, and Wasabi, as well as General Anesthetic, one of the many villains the Sushi Pack encounters.

Madballs' 2006 Relaunch



In 2006, American Greetings Properties relaunched Madballs™.  These characters were digitally inked with contour gradients in vector.

Holly Hobbie Storybook Renderings



Here's a few more pages from a Holly Hobbie™ storybook by Simon & Schuster.  I created the full-color renderings by mixing vector character art over photoshop backgrounds.

Care Bears' 2007 Redesign



In 2007, the Care Bears™ were redesigned.  I continued to draw and digitally ink a great deal of the new-look character art.

Care Bears' 2002 Relaunch



As the Lead Illustrator responsible for the Care Bears' relaunch in 2002, I spent a great deal of time creating vector versions of vintage Care Bears™ art as well as drawing and digitally inking all new art like the samples above.

Fairly OddParents Greeting Card


This is a 5 panel birthday card I wrote and designed for The Fairly OddParents™.  The character art is a combination of style guide art and original art created for this card.  A 3D version of this card, complete with glasses, was created soon after.

Sesame Street Greeting Cards



As an Illustrator with American Greetings' Inbound Licensing Group, I often created new character art for our holiday-oriented products such as these Sesame Street™ illustrations.

Hanna Barbera Trading Cards


This scene of Hanna Barbera's most popular characters was drawn and inked to be separated into 16 trading cards – 4 cards printed on the back of 4 different Scooby-Doo™ coloring books.

Hanna Barbera Coloring Pages


Here are a few examples of coloring pages created during my tenure at Landoll Publishing.  Scooby-Doo™ and Wacky Races™ were just a few of the properties for which I created original drawings and inkings.