Wednesday, November 23, 2005

more bloated !!

My ain't he grand!

A whole mess o' monkeys

Sit back in your tree, peel a banana and have a look at all things Tarzany .These were drawn for the first version of the movie . Yes ,we boarded the film twice . So its good to get a chance to show people stuff that would ordinarily not see the light of day

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

bloated man

These were my designs for the bloated man ! A man who had died on the beach at Brighton after going for a quick dip and got caught by the tide and was washed up weeks later and found by a bunch of chavs who poked his bloated body with sticks !
He was a character from the Corpse Bride film that never featured , unfortunately . I think the budget for new puppets had run out and so was never made . It was a shame really because he would have been an interesting character and a bit different from the usual zombie/skeleton type . He was going to have water squirting out of him every time he moved . i think the animation dept saw it as a lot of work ......they were probably right !!

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

More Tarzan 2 design work

A variety of stuff here . All drawn in pencil and then accented using Photoshop . I like organic shapes . My friend and fellow artist, Richard Dolan once said to me that when he draws trees he thinks of them as bits of human anatomy such as the muscles of the arm . I always have that in my mind when thinking about natural shapes . So thanks for that Rich .( I am certain he won't remember ever saying that to me - He's a vegetarian and can barely remember what he had for lunch let alone something he told me over a decade ago !)

Saturday, November 05, 2005

tarzan 2 conceptwork

these are some of the beat boards and location ideas i did for tarzan 2- i had great fun . more to come . ( i still don't get the blogger layout thing )

Thursday, November 03, 2005


I've just visited Harold siepermann's blog ( which is fab by the way ) not only did he work on Tarzan and he has a link to the thief and the cobbler, ( which I worked on for two years ) but he has just posted a great picture of a jellyfish . So to keep our symbiotic relationship in harmony I thought I would post the jellyfish I drew one evening for a pitch for a commercial . Apparently they didn't use my designs !!