Friday, September 30, 2011

Can't We Remove the Video Bar??

Yes, remove the video bar.

Its not like they putting up videos of Sticky Jim or Ellis's immortal opus, "The Chin Puppet Movie."

AM i being a party pooper? It just slows down the load-time for our page. Would anyone object if I pulled it? I'd rather have us convert the video area to a revamped blog roll. They have that new style that includes a snapshot of each blog's latest post--it's nifty!

Oh, and here's a drawing to sweeten the deal. I was away since last Thursday, (scant internet access, etc.).

But I was thinking of you.

Can't We Remove the Video Bar??

Yes, remove the video bar.

Its not like they putting up videos of Sticky Jim or Ellis's immortal opus, "The Chin Puppet Movie."

AM i being a party pooper? It just slows down the load-time for our page. Would anyone object if I pulled it? I'd rather have us convert the video area to a revamped blog roll. They have that new style that includes a snapshot of each blog's latest post--it's nifty!

Oh, and here's a drawing to sweeten the deal. I was away since last Thursday, (scant internet access, etc.).

But I was thinking of you.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Peter Chung

Great looking animatic

Riddick 2 by Chung

Peter Chung

Great looking animatic

Riddick 2 by Chung

Donkey Kong

This is a sketch for a piece I'm doing for a "Retro Game" art show.  I wanted to do something from a game I actually worked on, but I don't suppose anyone but us old timers remember Vectorman.

Donkey Kong

This is a sketch for a piece I'm doing for a "Retro Game" art show.  I wanted to do something from a game I actually worked on, but I don't suppose anyone but us old timers remember Vectorman.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Officer Forearms

Photo from a blog featuring a bunch of shots of the wallstreet protesters. This police officer is manning the barricades.
Look at that rotator muscle in those forarms. You think that's genetics or does he overdo some exercise that gives you big rotators?
When he says if he wants any shit out of "you" , he'll squeeze it out of you, he means it.
Here's another shot of him.

Officer Forearms

Photo from a blog featuring a bunch of shots of the wallstreet protesters. This police officer is manning the barricades.
Look at that rotator muscle in those forarms. You think that's genetics or does he overdo some exercise that gives you big rotators?
When he says if he wants any shit out of "you" , he'll squeeze it out of you, he means it.
Here's another shot of him.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Goldfinger

Put Netflix streaming on pause to get some tea. Got back and this perfect pose of Gert Frobe was waiting for me. Had to sketch it before I got back to Goldfinger.
His clothes are so perfect and comfy looking. Hanging just right. He looked like a big plush toy.

Goldfinger

Put Netflix streaming on pause to get some tea. Got back and this perfect pose of Gert Frobe was waiting for me. Had to sketch it before I got back to Goldfinger.
His clothes are so perfect and comfy looking. Hanging just right. He looked like a big plush toy.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Space Battleship came out on DVD in Japan

Back in Jun/July. Up on YouTube with English subtitles in 10 parts

Edit.
Go to 9:20 of this episode and watch the cool ejection-rescue of a girl pilot.
Valkerie-type braking maneuver

Space Battleship came out on DVD in Japan

Back in Jun/July. Up on YouTube with English subtitles in 10 parts

Edit.
Go to 9:20 of this episode and watch the cool ejection-rescue of a girl pilot.
Valkerie-type braking maneuver

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Terry O'Quinn - Not

Bad caricature of Terry O'Quinn I did as I watched a Masters of Sci Fi segment.
Also some rough board layout. I'm going to hammer the 5 panels a little more before I do a digital version. The idea was take the photo of bird feeding and think of a sequence of 5 shots to link to it.


Terry O'Quinn - Not

Bad caricature of Terry O'Quinn I did as I watched a Masters of Sci Fi segment.
Also some rough board layout. I'm going to hammer the 5 panels a little more before I do a digital version. The idea was take the photo of bird feeding and think of a sequence of 5 shots to link to it.


Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Map Monsters

Click the headline to see a little slide show of interesting illustrations of monsters placed on historical maps.

Map Monsters

Click the headline to see a little slide show of interesting illustrations of monsters placed on historical maps.

Celebrating the Non-Death of the Notorious T.A.G. Blog



She is elated. As am I.
This would have gone up yesterday, as is proper for a Tuesday-centered blog.

Modified by Tom Moon: As always Marty, your drawings intrigue me, but this time I'm more intrigued by what might be on the reverse side of the paper you drew this on.  Photoshop: the latest development in computerized detective work. - Tom

Celebrating the Non-Death of the Notorious T.A.G. Blog



She is elated. As am I.
This would have gone up yesterday, as is proper for a Tuesday-centered blog.

Modified by Tom Moon: As always Marty, your drawings intrigue me, but this time I'm more intrigued by what might be on the reverse side of the paper you drew this on.  Photoshop: the latest development in computerized detective work. - Tom

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Your Images Never Looked So Good

Click headline to go to the official announcement about Lightbox being the new norm for Blogspot image viewing.
I like it. I think it is better for potential portfolio uses. Storytelling uses.
I just don't like the strongarm roll out.
Easiest way to get the traditional view, with the higher rez you may have loaded the image with...Right click and chose "view image." There will be a single image as big as what you loaded.

Your Images Never Looked So Good

Click headline to go to the official announcement about Lightbox being the new norm for Blogspot image viewing.
I like it. I think it is better for potential portfolio uses. Storytelling uses.
I just don't like the strongarm roll out.
Easiest way to get the traditional view, with the higher rez you may have loaded the image with...Right click and chose "view image." There will be a single image as big as what you loaded.

for the Alex Toth fans

Limited 1962 Synchro-Vox animation. I forgot this was put out on DVD

Add EDIT:
Alex Toth Storyboards

for the Alex Toth fans

Limited 1962 Synchro-Vox animation. I forgot this was put out on DVD

Add EDIT:
Alex Toth Storyboards

Nerds Go Stag - More detail shots from 1953 World Con






EDIT: Check out the last photo!! :-P
EDIT: Take that!

Nerds Go Stag - More detail shots from 1953 World Con






EDIT: Check out the last photo!! :-P
EDIT: Take that!

Sunday, September 18, 2011

The Gallery Effect as a Comics Viewer

Lot of people moaning about not being asked whether they wanted this lightbox (google app) to impose itself on blogspot. And not getting a button to disable it. They are actually calling it aggressive beta testing.
Google = Arrogance.
Anyway, click the title and then click a cartoon if you want to see what 127 pages of scanned Vaughn Bode cartoons look like viewed in lightbox. I made the blog earlier as one big continuous upload. So now you can get a sense of what a webcomic using this would feel like.
Takes a minute or so to load.
1995 to 2012. The destructive years.

The Gallery Effect as a Comics Viewer

Lot of people moaning about not being asked whether they wanted this lightbox (google app) to impose itself on blogspot. And not getting a button to disable it. They are actually calling it aggressive beta testing.
Google = Arrogance.
Anyway, click the title and then click a cartoon if you want to see what 127 pages of scanned Vaughn Bode cartoons look like viewed in lightbox. I made the blog earlier as one big continuous upload. So now you can get a sense of what a webcomic using this would feel like.
Takes a minute or so to load.
1995 to 2012. The destructive years.

Birthday Bro

"Sherman, set the Way-Back Machine for San Diego, 1995!!"

El, we celebrated your entry into another year.

Wide shot. Love your shirt, and Vectorman gameplay diagrams on the white board.  Would that drink be from the cafe downstairs? I have only the haziest memory of such a place...was it in our building, or down the road?
Photo is from my last day at Bluesky. It's that fun-lovin' Ellis of the 90's!

Birthday Bro

"Sherman, set the Way-Back Machine for San Diego, 1995!!"

El, we celebrated your entry into another year.

Wide shot. Love your shirt, and Vectorman gameplay diagrams on the white board.  Would that drink be from the cafe downstairs? I have only the haziest memory of such a place...was it in our building, or down the road?
Photo is from my last day at Bluesky. It's that fun-lovin' Ellis of the 90's!