Friday, April 27, 2007

Drawing on gum packets

I sketched this guy playing guitar last night, waiting for the train.
I didn't have a sketchbook on I used an excel gum package instead.
He was really amazing, had a crowd, and all, and these girls were dancing. I gave him 5 bucks. I know it looks like two different people, but I didn't have my glasses on me, and besides, it was 1 am.

Monday, April 16, 2007

Rainy Day

I took a portal to lunch today, then I walked back to work, and this girl was walking in front of me.
When's this rain going to stop? Feel like I'm back in Vancouver.

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Phone Sketches

I was catching up with Justin last night, we spoke for at least an hour, then I looked down and realized I had been doodling the whole time, and these are some of the results. They both started with just one eye, and evolved into something completely surreal. The subway scene I put a bit of thought into, starting with the kid in the middle, then smudging it , realizing he was wizzing by in a train, then adding in the rest. not as exquisite as my shot in the Tripplettes of the train slowing down matrix style with all the char's just sitting there. I realized a couple of years later that I had no idea how to properly clean up and inbetween, (it took me far longer than it should have, but Sylvain was too crazy running around to notice)......only after my friend Mario Carmel at Pascal Blais showed me, (2-3 years into my carreer as an animator). Then I thought it'd be a good idea to work on Sinbad as a clean up/ IB artist for a couple of months to really say I knew how.
what was this post about again? oh yeah, I was just chatting with Justin, and this is what I drew.
Free drink of whoever can tell me which train they're riding.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Union Square drawings_02

Some more sketches from Union Square park on my lunchbreak. The guy was watching the dogs at the dog park, the girl, selling something, probably worked for Greenpeace, and the last guy could sure use a break.

Friday, April 06, 2007

Subway napkin drawings

a true napkin drawing, on the subway around 11pm last night. A couple of nice older ladies saw me doing these sketches and handed me one of their notebooks to draw them. They didn't speak english, but they seemed happy with what I gave them. I only had two stops to scribble something down... that's never happened to me before, it was really cool!

Thursday, April 05, 2007

memory sketch from coffee break

Simon drew the same guy as well....I think he was actually bigger. but, this is great practice nonetheless.
tomorrow I'll try and post another one.

Monday, April 02, 2007

Simon on a napkin

Simon Ampel, he was actually in a bad mood for once, and I think I captured it in this napkin drawing last friday at Old Town bar over lunch. Thanks to the gentleman who bought us the round of Guinness for switching tables.