Stop the Car 4 good? (Art car) A note to myself

Man I cant tell you how much I want to give up on this art thing. Feels like Im the only one who believes in me and my hard work is a waste of time. I know no one will probably read this since my traffic is kinda zero here but its been a long road and Im feeling like stopping the car right now and I guess layoffs at the job arent really helping either. Really exhausted with trying to prove my worth to other human beings (cartoony style, realism style, inbetween) even after all these years. This is just a personal journey to myself I suppose. But I cant keep living this way anymore struggling for people’s approval. Art…Its just not enjoyable like it used to be, but i dont know what move to make next.

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Character Sketches

Personal Project I work on in my spare time.
Random Study

 

 

 

 

 

 

Young magician girl trying to find her way home.
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Random Sketching. Idea exploring

 

Trying out some cartoon face experiments with the same character from cartoony to slightly more realistic or in different styles.
Pose And Character Sketches for fun. I do a lot of these.

 

Blue Bear the Rockstar Bear. A play on Monsters Inc.

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Fish Knight Sketch

 

 

 

 

Hardwork

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Environment Quick Sketches/Studies (10-30 min)

I usually like to warm up in the morning with either some quick character sketches
or some environment sketches. These are quick 10-30 minute sketches I normally
dont show anyone but its alright. These are done from imagination rather than life
and my aim isnt realism but instead just to relax myself and have fun before a work day.
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More Quick 10-30 Minute sketches from imagination.
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3D Animation Fun

Just having some fun animating some of my  3d characters in my spare time. Also some of it is student work too.  3d animation really is ALOT of fun!

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Number 6 -Pretty Old but still fun to look at for me. I believe I used Pixar’s Renderman to render this and used Maya’s ncloth for the secondary cloth movement.

Number 7 – Layout Example. Slightly old. I would have made a few camera changes now a days but it’s funny to look at, and a good layout example.

A second example using a different mood.

Works in Progress (1 to 3 day sketches)

These are just sketches I did for fun on my free time, most taking less than a day. Just for fun. I have many of these types of works on my computer but I’ll show these at the moment.

For this sketch…..

I get the feeling Huey doesn’t like Obama, have you watched the Boondocks new season 3? Who better to team up with than Bush. Im rotting for Obama to win this fight.

I lost the final painting in my harddrive crash but had some early shots left like this.

This is the first 5 hour sketch I ever made that I actually was proud of.

7 hour sketch.

Defend The Castle (Dragon Lion)

Bleach Band.

How I would draw Sonic.

Sonic wasnt fast enough to save Amy (she’s alive) but he’s too cool to cry so he wears the shades to hide the tears.

Guardian helps a little girl spirit who accidentally got stuck in limbo find her way home.

For the movie “Inception”.