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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.

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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Style Frames

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Once in a while, you get to be part of the design and/or conceptualizing process of a 2D animation project. When a client comes to you with an animation job, they often have a reference from something they’ve seen and … Continue reading

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My Art On eBay

Just had this notion to go ahead and put up some of my art for sale. This time, I was approached by Pop-King, Inc. to have my art sell on consignment on eBay. They’ll be posting new art everyday from … Continue reading

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Jamie Baker Benefit Auction

Hi Folks, I had hoped to get this post out sooner for friend and colleague Jamie Baker. Here’s a description from the facebook page, Animation All-Stars Auctionbenefiting artist Jamie Baker: On November 7th, 7:00pm PST friends of artist and storyboard artist Jamie Baker will hold … Continue reading

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Animation for Lahlouh, Inc.

I’ve been busy working on multiple projects and can now post some of them. This one is a viral animation video for a Print/Marketing Company, Lahlouh in Burlingame, Ca. It was completed earlier this summer. The fun animation we did … Continue reading

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Winter Girl 2013

Okay, been way too long since the last update. I just started teaching Storyboard Design at ITU San Jose for the Spring semester. Leading up to that, during the last few months, I’ve been slammed with contract work and preparing … Continue reading

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Story Sketches

It’s time I post some new art. Well, not new in the sense of the latest, but new in the sense that it’s art I’ve done that most folks haven’t seen. Over a few years I’ve had the pleasure of … Continue reading

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American Idol Ford Video

Well folks, I have had another recent adventure in animation. I was one of 4 animators that animated on a music video for American Idol 2012. Working with Paul Golden, Producer and owner of Ffake, LLC in Portland, Oregon and … Continue reading

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Location concept sketch – Lexus

A quick commission from a colleague of mine, T. Hunter McCann. He needed a color concept sketch of an exterior location. The task was to set dress the entrance to mimic a classy theater-type venue. My quick sketches helped to … Continue reading

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Medical and Biotech Media

I’ve been busy off and on in these two areas of industry during last year and I thought I’d post a little about the roto animation and illustrations I created for these projects. The roto animation was partially direct roto … Continue reading

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