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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.

Clips from the Archives

I came across these video clips on a back up drive and they don’t really have a place to live on my website, so I thought I’d share them here. I had a hand in each of them as an … Continue reading

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Trading Card Art – sort of…

Earlier this year, I got the opportunity to work with the folks at Alligator Planet on another project. Their client was Blekko, the newest in web search engines. The task was to create a series of “Bazooka Joe” style comics. … Continue reading

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Caricature much?

Not too much, myself. I did this one recently as I revisited “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” on streaming Netflix. Yeah, I am a nerd. It isn’t pushing the caricature aspect at all, but I did discover that I was able … Continue reading

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ONE , ひとつ Art Auction for Japan – Success!!!

What a fantastic turn out! The crowd was wall to wall and the pockets were deep! There were some exciting live auction battles that went on to cap off the night. We really appreciate all who donated and participated. I … Continue reading

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“ONE” – art contribution

Here’s my contribution to the Japan Relief Art Auction. Follow the Maverix News Blog for updates on the show and see the lovely art as it comes in.

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Our Friends in Japan…

…Are in need of much assistance. It’s a staggering disaster that has occurred there and we in the Bay Area know all too well that it can and will likely happen here. So we can lend a hand and express … Continue reading

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Winter Girl 2011

Another lovely young lady has made her appearance and just in time for the big cold snap we had in the Bay Area recently. This memory exercise never looses its charm or challenge for me. This year she made her … Continue reading

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Charity Auction – Art Blocks for Ghana

There’s an inspiring group of organizers The Picture Book Project Foundation and The Hopkins Foundation that have launched this worthy effort to build a Children’s Home in Ghana. With contributions from the Animation and Illustration industries, there is no doubt … Continue reading

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Female Celebs art – digital and traditional

A month or so ago I had watched a film from the early 90s, “Single White Female” and got the urge to do a drawing of one of the actresses. I wasn’t inspired by the film itself (pretty formulaic as … Continue reading

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Sea of Romance

I’d always had aspirations to do book cover art. What genre would I have chosen to concentrate on? Fantasy? Sci-fi? Pulp? How about Romance? I’d have fun either way, I think. Each bringing their own set of challenges. Well here’s … Continue reading

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