A Day At The Lake

November 12th, 2014

I have a big respect for folks who make video: a combination of acting, photography, storytelling, audio, lighting and visual art (graphics) all bundled into one package. I’m trying to get better, and i learn best by doing…so here is my latest video–A Day At The Lake!
Thanks Mike Cowden for helping with the camera.

The Moose Is Loose – GIF animation

September 10th, 2014

This animation needs a little bit of explaining unless you already know my dad.

He writes about bicycles and these two mascots are recurring characters in his articles.

For his birthday, I brought his drawing of the Moose and Tortue to life with a little bit of animation.

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my first attempt at projection mapping – video

August 25th, 2014


I was first introduced to the idea of projection mapping last year at Cincinnati’s Lumenocity event at Music hall.

Two days ago, I premiered a series of animated projections for a live performance featuring Sarah Wood.

Since then, i’ve been fiddling with the projector, and trying to ‘map’ an existing room, to see if i can use colors and animations to transform the space.

I mapped a VERY crooked painting that was on my wall…so that the painting is illuminated with light…and then i placed an animation in the background. I cover the projector with my hand a few times, so you can see the wall without the light.

I think this test is a good proof of concept, and soon, I will map an entire wall at my gallery, and do something amazing. Stay tuned!

One May Morning – Concert Poster

August 6th, 2014

We have our poster for upcoming concert, and the closer we get, the more excited I am about sharing my animations on a stage while Sarah Wood  makes beautiful music. I hope you will be able to join us for this groundbreaking art event.

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Dreadful Snake 2 – bouncy

July 31st, 2014

Here’s a second animated snake for the ‘dreadful snake’ song. hopefully this guy is a little less creepy.

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Dreadful Snake

July 30th, 2014

I have been working with Sarah Wood to create animations to play during her live concert.

One song is about a ‘dreadful snake’-it took me a few tries to get the snake motion right but i am pretty happy with this motion, even though snakes creep me out:

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If you want to see the performance live (and you do!) , mark your calendars for August 23 at 8pm in Morehead, KY.

Riding/Sketching Flemingsburg, KY

July 1st, 2014

You might remember from last month, I was talking about wanting to use my car none, and my bicycle always.

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Today, I rode out to Flemingsburg for a meeting.

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It was a hot day, but I had a great ride.

 

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I some time to do a little sketch of this corner that gets my attention every time I pass it.

 

if you ever wonder where I got my talent

June 26th, 2014

My mom has always been artistic. One of her talents is quilting.

She has been interpreting my artwork in fabric with her quilts.

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This is a piece she is working on for my sister’s soon to be born daughter.

And if you wonder where mom gets it…HER mom is a quilter too! Here’s a little video I made awhile back while Granny was quilting.

 

Dog Watering The Lawn

June 17th, 2014

I’m in “animation mode” in the studio, and here’s my latest…it’s my dog, ‘Little Grrl’, watering the lawn.

Cabin In The Woods

June 16th, 2014

I have been building on yesterday’s animation, and combined a few different things to make this little animation:

I added a few patterns to the quilt animation, then added some colors and used the pattern as a background for a ‘cabin in the woods’. I also added some twinkling stars, and smoke coming from the chimney.