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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.

Movie Title Mock-up

Keeping creative juices flowing as I worked on this make believe movie opener. Shadow puppetry in After Effects was done for the warrior sword brandishing and the forge hammer. The music is from a composer I follow on YouTube, … Continue reading

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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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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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