Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Monkey King Sketch 2

Another shot at a proper Monkey King. This one is a little more monkey. But I'm still not happy. Face is too big and not flat enough. Ah well.

Headline DS - "Kaine Sees Rough 2009"

"Kaine Sees Rough 2009" comes from the Examiner for December 31, 2008. Kind of whimsical, but the image of Citizen Kane sitting on Rosebud at the bottom of a HUGE jump popped into my head.

Angry Zen Tubes!

I've been sorely neglecting this little blog but I actually have been drawing quite a bit. I've started doing some sketching on my DS on my way into work and uploading the videos to YouTube. Just hooked up my account to this blog so we'll see if the auto updates work.

Friday, October 31, 2008

Fish Food

This is a shirt idea that never got used so I just put it up myself. You can pick it up over at MySoti. I really like the shrimp's pose. It's like one of those old time boxers. "C'mon, put up yer dukes!"

Friday, October 17, 2008

Monster Tattoo Prototype

I started doodling these guys at Anime USA over the weekend and everyone I showed them to loved em and said I should do a book. So I think I'm going to embark on a long ass journey to see if I can come up with around 200 of these guys for a proper sized art book. Maybe.

Thanks to Ghostfreehood for the photo of this guy.

Meet Pooter

Throwing this up to every site I can think of. This is a short animation I did to introduce Pooter. Lots of fun. Going to try to do more as time allows. You can see the full resolution version over at Angry Zen Master. I'll probably create some kind of Flash player as I do more of these.

Apollo 7 Animated Comic!

This is pretty cool. I did this animated comic for the Apollo 40th Anniversary site on It's also playing on NASA TV now! Hooray! I got a comic on TV!

Drawing entirely in Photoshop and Illustrator and animated in After Effects.

Friday, August 01, 2008

Automa, NASA's 50th Anniversary Robot Guide

After months of insane work, we finally launched our interactive celebration of NASA's 50th Anniversary! Lookie, I actually get to do arts at work!

That cute green robot is Automa. I got to design, animate, and voice him for our project. You'll see him everywhere on the piece. I also did the exterior and interior designs of the 60's and 2000's as well as the overall scene matte painting and the future scene.

So head on over and click around!

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Chun Li and the Hadoukens

Whee! We get the okay to post our fan arts!

Here's my submission for the UDON Street Fighter Tribute book.

Had a lot of fun. I think next time, I might try a different style, something more animated than painterly. I hope to pick up a copy either at Otakon or PAX. Can't wait to see the other pieces!

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Frog Eats Monkey

The last monster background for my Monster Daily comic. WHEEE!

The frog has eaten the poor monkey. But don't worry. The monkey still has an ear free. He can still hear ya.

Friday, July 11, 2008

Peelander Z Poster

Whoohoo! This is a poster for my very favorite band, Peelander Z! They're playing a show in Baltimore on September 25 at the Ottobar and I was asked to a poster. So fun.

They took their name from Mazinger Z so I thought I'd throw him into the background there. He's wearing the P-Chan hair helmet.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Cutie Monster DS Sketch

Wouldn't be proper to leave out cutie monsters! Extra cutie DS sketch.

Bruce Lee DS Sketch

Call me Bruce! More DS sketching. Did this on the way to work. Makes the commute go much quicker.

Here's a timelapse:

Monday, June 02, 2008

DS Demon Sketch

Another sketch on the DS. Started out with the basic silhouette and refined the details. Don't like the left leg so much, but still pretty fun.

Saturday, May 31, 2008

Nintendo DS Sketch

I'm running Colors on my DS now and gave it a little test drive. I freaking love this thing! And it record every stroke. Here's the time lapse.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Nommy Takes St. Louis!

Finally got around to messing with the monsters again. Only one more to go and then on to gobs of comics. Wheee!

Friday, May 16, 2008

Monkey King ZBrush Sketch

Messing around with ZBrush 3 finally. Lots of fun, but I have so much more to learn. Thought I'd start off with a little Monkey King action.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Smelling Markers

Tech test of Ustream and a big ass Sharpie marker. I think I might use Ustream for more random video stuffs. Will have to see how it handles uploading something longer than ten minutes to YouTube. Getting things ready for Art Fight.

Monday, April 28, 2008

Great Kahuna Bot V

Great Kahuna Bot V protects Japan from the un-righteous and totally bogus!

My take on Hokusai's Wave at Kanagawa and a giant robot in the old 60's style.

This is a shirt design I have up over at Design by Humans. If you vote for it and it wins, Great Kahuna Bot V will protect you!

Friday, April 18, 2008

Murado Supremo's Ring

Still trying to come up with a decent name for this guy. For now, he's Murado Supremo, the purple menace of someplace.

Monster Cutie's Office

These guys are finding some strange voices in my head the more I toss them around.

This is Monster Cutie. He's the washed out talent agent for all my Daily Monsters. Kind of a disgruntled kind of guy.

Saturday, April 05, 2008


May have spoke to soon. Turns out my entry is in the Street Fighter tribute book! I took it down so if you managed to get a peek, keep it to yourselves.

Thursday, April 03, 2008

Flappy and Fuji

Pooter's mom floating near Fujiyama.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Whalee in the Sky

Here's a flying whale! Wheee! Looks like he's tripping on acid.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Pooter in a Field

Pooter in a field. I think his arms get a bit lost in the greenery so I might darken them up a bit. Turned out okay.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Monster Daily Designs Part II

The final four monster designs for AZM. Now onto backgrounds.

Going top left to right to bottom left to right there's Nom Nommie, Fwog Eats Monkey, The Violet Vindicator, and Monster Cutie. Might change some of the names and will probably add some more monsters at a later date. But this will do for now.

Monster Daily Designs

These cute guys will appear on AZM daily as soon as I can knock out the designs. There will be seven all together.

From left to right, that's Pooter, some flying whale I haven't named yet, and Ma Pooter. Four more to go!

Monday, February 25, 2008

Monster Milkshake

This guy was inspired by Daniel Plainview's milkshake speech at the end of There Will Be Blood. I also made a cute shirt with him featured.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Monsterous Poot Nmber 2

Slight return. I changed the blood to drool because drool is just cuter and fixed the text so it's more readable. You can purchase a shirt with the pooting monster here!

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Monstrous Poot

Inspired by our Iron Artist piece, here's a monster who "poots" out lil' monsters. POOT!

Monster Noms Liberty

Here's a color version of my clovie. You can also purchase him on a shirt. I think I'm going to do a series of these guys nomming on national landmarks across the world. Everyone deserves a cute monster.

I've noticed my stuff getting more and more cute and clean. Maybe I should just go all the way cute. *shrug*

Thursday, February 14, 2008

RX78 Style

A slightly different take on the whole Gundam Girl thing. I think they're called Tams or something like that. Anyway, I'm going to use her for my "Advanced Cell Shading" demo on Friday. All done in Photoshop. Gotta use baby Cintiq somehow.

hmmm... now that I look at it from afar, kinda looks like Audrey again.

Thursday, January 31, 2008

Pixie's Moose

Who doesn't love a hugable moose?

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Clovie Cutie

My interpretation of the Cloverfield monster. He's just looking for a chew toy, that's all.

Monday, January 14, 2008

Erfworld Print Ad

Our first big print ad and my first piece with the new baby Cintiq! Lot of fun to draw the little Marbits kicking some ass for a change.