Tech Inspiration in Seattle


Animation, Inspiration, Travel

I visited Seattle, Washington the first weekend of September, where my good friend moved. This is the third summer in a row where I made this trip, with the last two occurring after the SIGGRAPH conference. Despite not attending this year, my northwest adventure more than made up for my absence in LA. Have you ever […]

September 19, 2015

Bill Plympton @ Blue Sky Studios


Animation, Inspiration

NYC-based independent animator Bill Plympton visited Blue Sky Studios! This actually wasn’t my first time seeing Bill Plympton talk. He’s visited my department at SVA a number of times, was on a panel I saw a while ago organized by The Academy and the Society of Illustrators, and I tend to bump into him at NYC […]

April 6, 2015

A Missed Opportunity


Animation, Inspiration

I’m kind of mad at myself. And why? Because this is happening tonight: The NYC ACM SIGGRAPH chapter is holding an event about the character design and development of Disney’s Big Hero 6. Here are the event details from the site: Join Character Design Supervisor, Bill Schwab and Character CG Supervisor, Carlos Cabral as they share the art, process and innovation […]

February 3, 2015

SIGGRAPH 2014


Animation, Inspiration, Travel

Howdy y’all. As I write this, I am procrastinating. It is the night before my flight across North America and into the Canada. For those of you who don’t know, SIGGRAPH is an organization for nerds who love computer graphics. It’s sort of a big deal. The Siggraph conference is where all of the industry giants–both the […]

August 6, 2014