Category Archives: Animation

Examples of my animation experiments, technical discussions and questions about animation methods and animation software.

Drawings – 18

This gallery contains 12 photos.

a selection of drawings in ink and pencil from the 80’s and 90’s. Continue reading

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Decalcomania In Time

This is my first exploration of what I am calling “Video Decalcomania.” When I was still able to paint, for decades I used decalcomania extensively as the ground for each painting and as the main stimulus for my imagination. Here … Continue reading

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Boc Ging, the movie!

Well, I have finally sufficiently swallowed my pride enough to put the one lousy copy of Boc Ging up on YouTube. Compared to the quality of digital videography today, the 1968 film I made with Ben Van Meter in Bolinas, … Continue reading

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Chance Encounter on Country Road

Working several hours every day for 27 days in a row and this is what we get?! Oh well… It was great fun to do, as always, I learned several new procedures in Toon Boom Harmony, and now I can … Continue reading

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Crazy Angel Fly By

Another quickie animation sketch. I have been working on a much longer project and was getting bogged down in production details. To lift my spirits a bit, I decided to just do an animated doodle with no planning and see … Continue reading

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Dada Clockworks No. 4: Unresolved Conflicts

Another short animation study consisting of absurd actions that provide me with an excuse to build a sound track. The background in this one is a portion of a photo I took in Tillamook, Oregon several years ago. It had … Continue reading

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A Meditation Incident: When Thought Stops

Another stab at developing my basic animation skills. I had fun, as always, building the soundtrack. This one goes by so quickly, I suggest looking at it a few times.

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Dada Clockworks No. 3 (the suit & and the fly)

Message: respect nature… and be aware of your circumstances.

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Escape?

Just an animated quickie, created as I continue to study and learn the basics of animation and sound design. It asks the question: “Is it possible to escape one’s current circumstances, and, if so, where does one wind up?”

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The Animator Gets a Pep Talk

Bogged down by the minutia and necessary discipline of the animation process I occasionally take a few minutes off from large projects and just do some doodles. This one is short and gets right to the point. Still having fun … Continue reading

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