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Deviation Spotlight

Scruffy's Valentine Card by westernphilosopher, visual art

Artist // Professional // Film & Animation
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My Bio
I'm an animator, illustrator, modeler, and all around artsy type. I've worked in the publishing biz as an art director, and in tv stop motion for NBC and the Hallmark channel. I've worked in the video game industry creating art assets. At the moment I work in the RP department at Laika on an animated feature film! Some day I dream of having a day off to play video games.

Favourite Visual Artist
Van Gogh, Ursula Vernon, Chuck Jones, Steve Townsley, Hayao Miyazaki
Favourite Movies
The Princess Bride, Star Wars, The Matrix, Jurassic Park...
Favourite TV Shows
Doctor Who, Chuck, Star Trek
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
John Williams, Beethoven, Glen Miller... anyone else who has anything to do with music...
Favourite Writers
Heinlein, Bujold, Duane, Lackey, Vernon, Evers...
Favourite Games
Star Wars: KotOR, Myst series, Silent Hill series, The Longest Journey pair, Final Fantasy series...
Favourite Gaming Platform
All of them. Including the tabletop.
Tools of the Trade
Anything I can get my hands on, including mustard.
Other Interests
Art, movies, books, art, music, video games, Karate, Scruffy!

A Fresh Start

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I'm setting out into professional life a bit and developing my own short film, so I think I need a fresh start. I'll still post stuff here periodically, but the professional stuff is going to go on a new profile. Anyone who likes can follow me there. ~DanieDreams (https://www.deviantart.com/daniedreams) <- DanieDreams
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Animationism!

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See there? I made a word. Heheh. ~MissCaptainAlex (https://www.deviantart.com/misscaptainalex) my old buddy, challenged me to do some animation meme or other so I think I'll give it a shot. Can't let the animation skills get all rusty after all. So I plan to do each of these in stop motion using my iPad and istopmotion. I'll list them here for to check them off and hold myself accountable and stuff. Hope you are all well! I'm still loving Laika. xxx (https://www.deviantart.com/xxx){================> Level 1 Exercises (Do not discount their simplicity! Here you have the principals of animation, which all other animation is built on. They are worth your time and effort.) [x] Ball Bouncing in place, no deca
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Wowee! I got a daily deviation! Awesomesauce. I usually go and thank everyone for their faves but I don't think I have the time to go thank the vast number of people individually, so please accept the heartfelt THANK YOU here. Also, please remember that game art doesn't happen in a vacuum. The piece I got a daily deviation for, as well as all other game art has concept artists and art directors involved, as well as the awesome person that helped me with those mountains so I could pull them off without them sucking. (I think it took like six tries or something ridiculous. Happy little mountains are clearly not my strong suit.) Anyway, you gu
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