This year has been quite busy for me, so I had less time to watch all the movies I wanted that were nominated for Oscars. I did manage to watch seven, ending off with Best Picture Winner “Coda”. What a beautiful film, I highly recommend! This is always such a fun exercise for me –Continue reading “Oscar Posters for 2022”
Category Archives: TV & Film
Let’s talk about conversion therapy.
*Trigger warning: conversion therapy & suicide* Tonight April 13th, at 6:30PM PST, for Week 2 of the Still Stace book study, we are going to talk about the documentary “Pray Away” (Netflix), and the effect of ex-gay Christian ministries on LGBTQ people. (We also have a special guest from the film joining us!) I’ve beenContinue reading “Let’s talk about conversion therapy.”
DreamWorks “Spirit & Friends” drops!
Calling all friends & fans of the DreamWorks SPIRIT universe! I haven’t been able to share until today – but this is the project I have been Art Directing! A series of 2D shorts for DreamWorks called “Spirit & Friends!” I am so proud of our insanely talented team at Doberman Pictures here in VancouverContinue reading “DreamWorks “Spirit & Friends” drops!”
Paintings for “Rhyme Time Town”
I almost never get to post my animation design work, because it is typically tied up in NDA’s. I’m so happy I can share a few of the MANY backgrounds I painted for the DreamWorks production “Rhyme Time Town” (airing on Netflix)! I have worked in animation for over ten years, and this was probablyContinue reading “Paintings for “Rhyme Time Town””
Oscar Poster Designs 2021
I just concluded my Oscar poster design series for this year by watching the Best Picture winner last night, “Nomadland”. Oof, that film will stick with me for a while. What an amazing reminder of the beauty and fragility of life. My other favs out of the ones I watched were “Soul” (animation, obv), andContinue reading “Oscar Poster Designs 2021”
“Schitt’s Creek” Paper Doll Set
We are finally making our way through all the seasons of the genius comedy that is “Schitt’s Creek”. (Yes I know we are late to the party – YOU try watching TV with toddlers!) This show is getting ALL the acclaim everywhere, and I just absolutely love it, because it’s just SO. CANADIAN. I grewContinue reading ““Schitt’s Creek” Paper Doll Set”
Buy art for Christmas!
Whew, this year is gonna be a liiiiiittle different for Christmas shopping, amiright?? Or maybe you already did all your shopping online, so no change for you. Either way, it’s my artist duty to remind you that art makes a nice gift! I have a bunch of my original illustrations and poster designs up forContinue reading “Buy art for Christmas!”
Bly Manor paint studies.
I’m not one to gravitate towards “horror” TV/films, but I love creepy, suspense stuff. Especially during the month of October, bring it on! (Otherwise I just watch “Hocus Pocus” on repeat, guys.) We discovered “The Haunting of Hill House”, and I enjoyed it with many screams and a pillow in front of my face. “TheContinue reading “Bly Manor paint studies.”
My Octopus Teacher.
Wow. Have you seen this stunning film? Wow. I have always been enraptured by the beauty and mystery of everything under water. The impossibly saturated colours of all that swims, the astounding design of the creatures. I have always felt more connected to my own life, somehow, when I’m under water. Which is why IContinue reading “My Octopus Teacher.”
From the Archives: “Tah-Dah”!
Upon graduating from Sheridan College in 2009, I completed my thesis animated short film entitled “Tah-Dah”. It ended up making it into over 40 film festivals and winning two awards in filmmaking! I went to LA twice for festivals, and to Hawaii & Maryland to teach animation workshops. I sure squeezed a lot out ofContinue reading “From the Archives: “Tah-Dah”!”