I decided to participate in this great project. I love Johnny Cash, and it was a fun exercise in tablet drawing. I used over 31,000 individual brush strokes. It is probably the most detailed thing I’ve done with my tablet yet.
Go here, and be sure to click on the [Play Drawing Session] (3x) to watch an animated record of my drawing process.
I figured out the animation palette in Photoshop. I’ll probably start trying more animated stuff out.
Another piece for Planet-Pulp’s Pixar Show.
This started as a not-so-simple portrait of Fred Willard from Wall-E. He was the only non-animated character to ever appear in a Pixar film. After I finished him, I tried to figure out some context. I ended up thinking about Buy-N-Large and how they probably started out as some sort of Walmart or supermarket. I’m not a huge fan of the logos they used in the film, but every logo develops over time and usually the earlier ones have more personality. I was doing a time dash anyway, so I took Piggly Wiggly as inspiration and went off from there.
I got a new app for my new iPod. Here’s a sampling from my brain…