Hi and welcome to my Blog. This is a hastily compiled record of my digital art and computer graphics experiments. I am a freelance CG artist living and working in Hollywood CA. I have written several books on Maya and ZBrush. Below my blog you'll find links to the books and tutorials I have authored and co-authored. I also occasionally teach at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood. Soon I will get around to posting my demo reel and resume. I named my blog "Bloopatone" in honor of my first dog "Blue". She passed away a few years ago and I still miss her even though she was very grouchy and liked to bite me!
I'm proud to be an instructor at The Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood. Take a look at the work of our students and instructors on the Gnomon School Blog and the Gnomon Workshop Blog
I have a new tutorial in Issue 79 of 3D Artist Magazine concerning rendering Macro Photography effects in Octane for Maya. Check out the render of this golden jumping spider I created. This species of spider is entirely fictional BTW, but very cute! and real jumper sdo love to balance water drops on their heads! (look it up!)
One of my friends, and former teacher, sent me this picture he took of a cartoon I created way back when I was studying guitar at Florida State University. A handy guide for identifying the types of people you meet at guitar conventions. Still cracks me up becasue almost every one was based on some one I met. Yes, I am in there too (The Yuckster). ( Click to enlarge, right -click and choose "full view" to see at full resolution").