Category Archives: Fish Head Progress

Animation Fish Head Progress

January 12, 2015

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This is how I feel when I’m animating on Fish Head. Articulated very nicely by craftsman Osama Nakamura: “A craftsperson’s job is half meditation, half creation. It takes creativity to design whatever you are working on, but it takes meditation … Continue reading

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Animation Fish Head Progress

November 14, 2014

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Fish Head Progress Life in Art

November 1, 2014

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Is it persistence or insanity? When you are focused on a project, as I have been for years on Fish Head ( with several interruptions  for other life stuff like making babies, making money to pay for films and babies) … Continue reading

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Fish Head Progress Life in Art

August 30, 2014

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Yes, but. . . In a delirium. Water heater takes a shit. ( Do teenage girls think it’s the end of the world without showers? Try it and see). Run to my studio to animate some more.  Fish a toy … Continue reading

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Animation Fish Head Progress Life is so Daily

July 11, 2014

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Racing to the End? Or Enjoying the Process? Sometimes I think that my independent film work is the yin to the yang of television work. It’s polar opposite. Television work races to the finish. It’s all about the volume. It … Continue reading

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Animation Fish Head Progress

March 31, 2014

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Discipline Discipline comes into all aspects of your life.What time you wake up. When you go to sleep. What you eat. When you work on your projects. A well disciplined life leads to health and happiness. But sometimes it can … Continue reading

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Animation Fish Head Progress

March 11, 2014

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You can tell how many changes this film has undergone since it’s first development art and the current animation being done for it. You can see the difference in the model design for the fisherman. I also earlier had a … Continue reading

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Animation Fish Head Progress

February 24, 2014

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Conceptual art for the Laughter pub scene, followed by a still from the rough animation. Animating Laughter There’s a scene in Fish Head where the main character Blister brings his meager fish to the pub only to get ridiculed with … Continue reading

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Animation Fish Head Progress

February 4, 2014

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Doing Riverdance with a Peg Leg I love the education opportunities that come with animating an independent film. Will it ever apply anywhere else? Doesn’t matter. I have a scene in Fish Head where there is a line up of … Continue reading

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Fish Head Progress Life is so Daily

January 9, 2014

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  Work Progresses Or does it? Having a studio at home has it’s good qualities and bad. The bad news is that you can get distracted. The good news is that there are wonderful distractions to be had if you … Continue reading

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