Recently – for Pride month – I was invited to share my story at my alma mater, Sheridan College. Now, this is meaningful for me on multiple levels. Sheridan was a school I never thought I would get into, or remotely succeed at. But I did. And I’ve had a busy animation career since graduatingContinue reading “Sheridan Sharing”
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!”
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””
Earlier in January, I taped an episode of the podcast “Shipwreck Over Safety” with Dallas Verity & Blair Roberts. We had a great conversation about art, deconstructing our faith and sexuality. If that interests you, give it a listen! Available below, and also on Spotify & Apple podcasts.
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”!”
Here is a shot of the cast sketches I have done so far in my Downton Abbey series – Carson, Mrs. Patmore, Cora & Robert Crawley, Dowager & Moseley! For larger versions of the individual sketches, click here: https://staceychomiak.wordpress.com/2014/01/25/downton-abbey-sketches-part-1/ Stay tuned for more!
Rob and Linda Robertson have an unbelievable story that has moved countless people. Tams and I first heard about their story a few months ago through social media and the article Linda had written for Huffington Post that went viral, entitled “Just Because He Breathes: Learning to Truly Love Our Gay Son.” We didn’t realizeContinue reading “Just Because He Breathed – the animation.”