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About Administrator

Tom has worked for over two decades in television, advertising, and feature film animation. Tom was Character Sculptor and Effects Animator on the Warner Bros/Lorimar Gumby Adventures‚ TV series (1987-1988) and Gumby Movie‚ the stop-motion feature film (1991). In 1991 at Colossal Pictures, Tom's Animation Direction debut Coca-Cola Watch‚ won a Clio Award. In 2000 he became Co-Partner at Way Out West Prods in San Francisco. Tom joined Maverix Studios in October of 2002 and was a dedicated principal member of the group until September 2011. Tom is now an artist for hire.

Stories, Screenplays, Storyboards

Having a great story means having an engaging plot and relatable characters. When you see the plot of a film unfold, you might not be so aware of the underlying themes, dialogue or actions that are driving the story forward. … Continue reading

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Animation for Aids Prevention

I’ve had the pleasure of working on a handful of these PSAs with a few other animators at Portland’s Ffake,Inc. Gordon Clark designed and directed, these spots have a cool and unique look to them. We just wrapped on a … Continue reading

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For those World War One history buffs…

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I’ve been doing some freelance work off and on for the World War One Historical Association. My connection with them originated around 2009 at Maverix Studios when I first met Dana Lombardy, nonprofit board member and Publisher of World War … Continue reading

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Artemis / Diana

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I have always had a fascination with Greek mythology and I had some down time to do this digital painting of the Goddess. This wiki explains her origins and so forth.

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Live in the Moment – video

Happy June! Been working with my long time pal Daniel Morgan, videographer/editor. I came up with this idea (certainly nothing new) during the Springtime while getting bogged down with work and everyday life struggles. I thought it was time to … Continue reading

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A Tomb Raider illustration

I had some time between projects and had an urge to do a new photoshop painting. Just for kicks, I thought I’d use a photo I took of a Lara Croft cosplay as reference. The girl in cosplay was gorgeous … Continue reading

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Symbicort Commercial Animation

I had this great opportunity to do some animatic layouts and animation on a Mike Smith designed and directed TV spot this summer. Working with 4 other animators through FFake LLC out of Portland, Oregon, this spot proved to be a big … Continue reading

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THE MASKED RIDER Vol II – On Sale!

I posted before about my art contribution to The Masked Rider Vol II. Now I want to get the word out that the book is now on sale. Here’s a press release from Airship 27 Productions that displays the Cover Art … Continue reading

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A VMware video for CoreStudio

I had the pleasure of working with a great group of people at Core Studio in Half Moon Bay, CA a couple of months ago. It was also a chance to work with Director Alaina Goetz again and meet Producer … Continue reading

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Pulp Western Novella – Masked Rider

It was a long time coming to complete the 12 illustrations for the kind group of talents at Airship 27. But alas, they are now indeed done and in the hands of the ever s0 patient publishers Ron Fortier and … Continue reading

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