Category Archives: Business as Unusual

Animation Business as Unusual Filmmaker Spotlight

June 2, 2014

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A New Animated Trend? I recently caught two documentaries  on netflix which also have a strange trend to them. One was on title sequence artist Pablo Ferro ( Stop Making Sense, Dr. Stranglove) and the other on the very talented … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Serious Thoughts

May 19, 2014

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Business as Unusual Life in Art

May 8, 201

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Qualities of the Professional When I’m talking to students, I am always discussing what sets an artist apart, and it’s usually the quality of commitment to the craft, to service, and to further growth. Just being on time with your … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art

May 5, 2014

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Animation Business as Unusual Classes Filmmaker Spotlight

January 12, 2014

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A Proud Teacher I’m proud to say that one of my students from my 2011 Master class ( That the lectures I have available right now here) had his show picked up by Nickelodeon and it’s making it’s debut on … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art

December 3, 2013

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I love characters. I love creating them, designing them and making them come alive. I’ve been very fortunate to do it for a living almost my whole life. In many facets, from animation, to books, to marketing, and now in … Continue reading

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Business as Unusual Serious Thoughts

June 25, 2013

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Dear Friends, It’s been a few years since we launched Kaboing TV with the help of generous kickstarter backers, (and other individuals) and I have come to a point where I must face the obvious. As our friend on that … Continue reading

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Business as Unusual Life in Art

June 18, 2013

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“People freelancing in a creative field,   get work because of 3 things:   1. Their work is good.   2. Because they are easy to get  along with.   3. They deliver their work on time.   Do two out … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art

June 1, 2013

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PERSISTENCE OF VISION – Trailer from Kevin Schreck on Vimeo. My friend and former student Adam Paloian clued me in to this new film that came out about Richard Williams’s film “The Thief and the Cobbler”. ( I believe it … Continue reading

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Business as Unusual Classes

May 29, 2013

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Thank you to Fred Seibert, Jerry Beck and Suzanne Kasch for helping spread the word! See you in class!

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