Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Christmas card 2015

Our 2015 Christmas card :)  Have a great and safe holiday!

Rain!

Its winter and the rainy season is here.  A little hedgehog doing his part in saving water and being green! :D


Christmas time!

Tis the season!  I love Christmas!  one of my favorite times of the year.  Have a great holiday everyone!


Alice in Wonderland Show at Center Stage Gallery


Its the 150th Anniversary of Alice in wonderland.  Here is my piece for the Curious and Curiouser show at Center Stage Gallery! 

Graduation

Congratulations to my partner on finishing your Masters in Public Administration!  I'm so proud of you Justin Leighton.

Goonies, Gallery 1988 Crazy 4 Cult show

Crazy 4 Cult 2015 show at Gallery1988!  I've chosen Goonies for my cult movie this year!

http://nineteeneightyeight.com/collections/crazy-4-cult-9


Star wars Utini

Justin and I binge watched all 6 Star wars before watching the Force Awakens.  It was great to watch them all back to back!  Sand people saying Utini! so cute!

Panda

 I went to Huntington gardens with my friend Katia Grifols to do some painting!  Its such a beautiful and peace place to relax.

ZOOTOPIA!

We just wrapped up on Disney animation next film ZOOTOPIA!  I'm so proud to be a part of this movie, has a great message and its really funny.  Check it out in theaters March 4th, 2016!

he's a link to the trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bY73vFGhSVk

CTN expo

 CTN expo in Burbank in November!  It was so much fun to share a booth with my fellow talented friends.  Left to Right:  Trent Correy, Joonki Park, Bobby pontillas, Me and Katia Grifols!

It was great to meet with friends and catch up with old ones!

Thanks CTN! see you next year!

Humpback whale

Wanted to show my process when painting with gouache.  Humpback whale playing with ducklings!

sea otter!

A birthday present for my friend Hyun-min!  who is an amazingly talents animator, artist and friend!

Halloween!

Its Halloween!  The kids out trick or treating!

Baby shower invitation

I designed our friends Matt and Mary's baby shower invitation.  I also turned them into notepads!


Pies!!

My co-worker Mark makes these amazing pies and we are lucky he brings them into work!  This is how I feel when I see them! :)

Apples

He can't wait to eat the apples!

Monday, September 21, 2015

Apple picking Guinea pigs!

Watercolor and ink of Apple picking Guinea pigs! :D

first watercolor painting

My first watercolor and ink painting!  It was so much fun! Thanks to my friend and great artist Katia grifols for teaching me her techniques.

Gouache piece



Commission I did for my friend Alex of his beautiful family!


Saturday, September 5, 2015

Monkey

Monkey hanging out eating a banana! - gouache
Starting to do some originals for CTN expo2015 this year!

2 girls

Gouache piece I did for my good friend Hyrum!

Farm

A gouache piece I did for Justin's Great Aunt Gloria's 85th birthday! She grew up on a farm with cows :)

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Creature from the Black Lagoon

Gouache piece for Susanita's Little Gallery in Madrid, Spain.  Universal VS Hammer Monster art Show! Creature from the Black Lagoon.

http://www.susanitaslittlegallery.com/en-us/home.aspx

Warner Bros animation

We're all a little looney: Warner Bros Animation Tribute Show at Fan Alley, Anaheim.  My gouache piece of Kitty and Marc Anthony! One of my favorite Chuck Jones short!

25 Anniversay gift

Story of our friends Suzette and Brian's Journey, 25 year anniversary gift :)


Puyallup

An illustration I donated for Good Samaritan Foundation, Corks and Crush Gala auction.  To benefit Children's herapy unit at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital, in Puyallup WA

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Bobby's going away present!

My good friend Bobby Pontillas is taking a new adventure with Disney TV as a character designer!  I did this piece as a going away present from our Animation Department.  We had all the animators sign the matte and framed it!

CLUE!



my 2 pieces for Gallery 1988's show Clue!  Portaits of Miss Scarlet and Mrs Peacock!

http://nineteeneightyeight.com/collections/clue

We're All a Little Looney! WB animation tribute show



So excited to be a part of We're All a Little Looney!  A WB animation tribute show.  It's one night only, July 25th, 2015 at Fan Alley in Anaheim.  Its from 6pm-10pm.  Here's a little preview of my gouache piece!

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Splash!

My piece for Gallery1988 Tom Hanks "No Sad Stuff" show! Inspired by the film Splash!  One of my favorite movies growing up.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

UNIVERSAL VS HAMMER!


Sneak peek of my gouache piece for Susanita's little gallery show UNIVERSAL VS HAMMER! Opens May 31st June 30th in Madrid, Spain.
Stay tuned! 

http://www.susanitaslittlegallery.com/en-us/home.aspx

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Fozzie

my piece for the IDIOT BOX 2 show at Gallery 1988 West on Melrose.  Muppet babies was one of my favorite TV shows as a kid.

http://nineteeneightyeight.com/collections/idiot-box-2

Owl family

Owls!

Flurries!


Piano

My sister is an amazing piano teacher, and one of her students parent commissioned me to do a piece of her daughter playing :)

Simpson's tribute!

A piece I did with The Beehive Society in SF for their Simpson's Tribute!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Mulan and Shang wedding proposal


A commission for a wedding proposal.  Her favorite Disney film is Mulan and He wanted her as Mulan and him as shang proposing on one knee to her.  He also wanted to include their cat as mushu!  I caricatured their hair to match what they looked like to make it more personal.

Winery

A commission piece I did for my good friend Melt!  for his anniversary present for his wife :)  They got married at a winery in beautiful South Africa!

Sunday, March 22, 2015

unicorn and mouse


A piece I did for my friend Katia Grifols for her graduation present from Art Center!
Unicorn and mouse having a tea party!

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Big Hero 6 Animation Reel


A compilation of my work on Big hero 6!  you can also find the link on the right-hand side!

https://vimeo.com/120909929

Harry Potter!

My piece for the Quotes, Line & Lyrics show at the Hero Complex Gallery!  I'm so excited to be apart of this show.  I picked a quote from one of my favorite books and movies, Harry Potter.  Check out the gallery if you are in LA.  The quote I picked was  "Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. - Albus Dumbledore.    http://hcgart.com/


Saturday, February 21, 2015

HedgeHog!


A piece I did for our Animation Department's mini art show for a great charity.  The theme was Valentines days. :D

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Soup!

Part of a flyer I did for a fundraiser event hosted by Miriam Barnett, for my partner Justin Leighton's campaign for Tacoma City Council, 2015!  She made some amazing soup!

Peonies

Renee's favorite flowers

Friday, January 2, 2015

PineApple

A gouache piece I did a few months back for the Secret Art Show, Burbank Art for All, Education Foundation!