Chess Game Concept Art/Fantasy Art, Captain James created by Cartoonist Jamaal R. James

So here’s some concept art that I came up with involving my lil brother. He is pretty motivated to achieve success and is an outstanding chess player. So you gotta show LOVE and credit where it’s due. That’s all. Enjoy.

Fantasy Art/Concept Art of Captain James,  U.S. Army, created by Jamaal R. James for James Creative Arts And Entertainment Company.

Fantasy Art/Concept Art of Captain James, U.S. Army, created by Jamaal R. James for James Creative Arts And Entertainment Company.

How to Make a Claymation Video

This is a quick link to a video on how to make some Claymation Videos. It’s a really good video and has a lot of interesting facts and tidbits. Well enjoy, hhmmmm, can you think of any successful Claymation shows? Ummmmmm…oh yes, what about Gumby. Yes, Gumby is a good one. Enjoy.

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-claymation-stopmotion-video/

Facial Expressions Drawing Book

When I first started drawing I was horrible with faces…but as time went on and I kept practicing drawing faces I was able to get better. I used this book on a regular basis and it helped me learn to draw different types of faces way better. I hope this book helps you as much as it helped me. Enjoy.

Facial Expressions by Mark Simon.

Facial Expressions by Mark Simon.

 

Here’s a link to the amazon site to buy the book. http://www.amazon.com/Facial-Expressions-Visual-Reference-Artists/dp/0823016714

The Mad Superhero Talent Agency created by Jamaal R. James

So look out for the new comic strip series called “The Mad Superhero Talent Agency”. The first comic strip will be out sometime this week. Look for it on the website https://timeilaugh.wordpress.com

Timing for Animation by John Halas, Harold Whitaker, and Tom Sito

timingforanimation

timingforanimation

Hello Animators, and to be, wanna be, or trying to be animators. Here’s a really good book that I open up from time to time regarding timing for animation. I still haven’t mastered this process yet..but I’m working on it. As all of us are works in progress…but for what its worth….give this book a read. It will help you become a better animator. So enjoy. Click the link timing for Animation to go to the book buy page. Timing for Animation

 

Animatronics & Movie Stage EFX

Animatronics & Movie Stage EFX

So since I was a kid I was fascinated by movies such as Robocop, Thriller, and ET. I didn’t realize until I get older that other people had created this things and they were controlled by a process called Animatronics. … Continue reading