Unboxing STILL STACE.

WHOAAAAAAAAA. I’ve been waiting a LONG time for this day. To open the author copies of MY FREAKING OWN BOOK. That I wrote and drew and how is this real. It’s a box of literal dreams that I unpacked and my heart is a-BLAZING. Tams and I waited til the kids were in bed, andContinue reading “Unboxing STILL STACE.”

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”

Queer colouring pages!

I did something fun with OutChristian – an awesome organization that works to connect LGBTQ people of faith! They asked me if I would want to design & draw some queer-themed colouring pages, to remind us all that we will once again be able to gather with friends in our communities. Of course, I neverContinue reading “Queer colouring pages!”

Dog days of summer.

This week was International Dog Day (I would never know if not for hashtags), and it reminded me of my dog growing up, Denny. His fav thing was to waddle out into the sun (he was rotund, guys) and lay in an empty flower box in the sun. I mean, it’s not a BAD wayContinue reading “Dog days of summer.”

Close encounters!

GUYS. I believe I encountered a UFO whilst riding my bike last night. I have drawn this photo-realistic evidence as proof – see my arm in the foreground to see how close I came to the creature. Please forward to your nearest FBI or X-Files agent asap! Unrelated note: People are funny things, hey? (PLEASEContinue reading “Close encounters!”

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”!”

Schitt’s Creek fanart

I know I am late to the fanart train for this show, but I have loved this clearly Canadian classic since it started airing here – well before it got wider acclaim! I grew up in Winnipeg watching Eugene Levy & Catherine O’Hara and their amazingly brilliant antics on SCTV. I would curl up atContinue reading “Schitt’s Creek fanart”

Local travel posters

Since I work full-time in children’s animation and illustrating kids books, sometimes I love to dust off my graphic design skills for fun. I have always loved those vintage-esque travel posters – but who is traveling anywhere right now?? Well, they are opening up some local things around us, which helps ease the Groundhog DayContinue reading “Local travel posters”

Human DOING.

This quarantine time has made me see I am way better at being a human DOING, rather than a human BEING. I like to be busy. I don’t like to be still and feel hard things. It’s ugh, and uncomfortable. But this time is teaching me that’s exactly what I need to do. Slow down.Continue reading “Human DOING.”