Things I Found in the Virtual Attic

December 27, 2017 by  
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Once in a while I discover character designs I went to a lot of trouble to create, and then somehow forgot to do anything with.

Years ago I designed this science chimp for a friend’s would-be tech blog (His name is “Clever Monkey”, but I know he’s an ape. Don’t get me started!)

He is now added to my gallery.

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Corner Gas, Animated

November 11, 2017 by  
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Check it out, Y’all!

I’ve spent the majority of the last year storyboarding for Corner Gas, The Animated Series, created by Canada’s Sweetheart, Brent Butt. It’s been a great experience and I’m crossing my fingers for a season 2!

Here’s the latest episode of his podcast where he takes his youtube followers to a private screening of one of the first episodes:

Sparrows, in 3D

November 6, 2017 by  
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As it turns out, I’m not quite done with dead sparrows. Here are some life-sized sculptures I recently made from Super Sculpey and coloured with “hammered” silver spray paint.






Actor Head Shots

July 28, 2017 by  
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Well, here it is – proof that I’m doin’ this.

I’ve talked for a long time about how “some day” I’ll start taking acting seriously and try to get out there on a professional level.

I’ve been getting coaching from the marvelous Michael Caruana and am now preparing for my next steps.

One step is to have pretty pictures taken of my head and whatnot to try to convince people that’s what I look like every day.

Thanks to Light Monkey Photography who were the creators of my iconic “Rachel Peters with a soiled forehead and raggedy old man’s hand” photo, seen here,

I now have pretty pictures of my current self:



Now the trick will be to always be this well lit and to carry interesting backdrops around with me everywhere I go.

Wish me luck!

Hair by Prive Hair Gallery, makeup by Rachel Peters while sitting in a chair at Prive Hair Gallery, shoes by eBay, shirt by some fancy store that was going out of business for being too expensive for Parkdale.


May 8, 2017 by  
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Last year I was stuck on dead sparrows as a subject (a few more here). Dead birds served me well.  They expressed whatever it was I needed to express (still not entirely sure what that was) … until my cat got a hold of the model and I was forced to move on.

When I did, I returned to an old love that creeps up on me every few years.  I don’t know what it is about old, wooden chairs, but I feel them, like people. They are characters.

Here is my collection of chairs, so far.

And the term “study” sounds so cliche.  I prefer to think of this as a “flight” of chairs.  All wooden chairs, but a in a variety of flavors, with different undertones and aftertastes.

(One day I’ll take well-lit photos.)

Broken Blue


Boarding, Boarding, Boarding

May 6, 2017 by  
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Hello, Internet users and cool kids!

I have neglected to keep my website up to date on my animation work.  I’ve been storyboarding for the last 1.5 years and working on a few additional top secret projects (all in good time).  I recently began storyboarding for the new “Corner Gas, The Animated Series”, which is sure to be more Canadiana Gold.  I’m a pretty proud cookie. …if cookies can be proud.  Peacock? ……..Sasquatch?

Here are some videos I’m legally allowed to share:


Fan Art?

January 7, 2017 by  
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As a tribute to the highly anticipated new preschool series, Rusty Rivets (for which I storyboarded), I’ve drawn his lesser known cousin.  He has a serious vitamin D deficiency.

Rusty Rickets ~ Squatty Pants Extraordinaire

Rusty Rickets ~ Squatty Pants Extraordinaire

Nick Jr.'s Rusty Rivets

Nick Jr.’s Rusty Rivets

More Dead Birds

August 11, 2016 by  
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Here’s some more of dead sparrows for your viewing pleasure:

Rusty Rivets

June 15, 2016 by  
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I don’t know who decided it was a good idea to make kids want to play with rusty sharp things, but RUSTY RIVETS is coming to Nickelodeon!

I storyboarded on this show, and I’m excited to see how popular the toys are going to be!  It is the new Paw Patrol, after all.

Your Argument is Invalid

June 1, 2016 by  
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In Franken Toy news, I made a Bowie Yoda, riding a Sharktopus.
All arguments are forever rendered invalid.

The end.

(No matter what I do, these photos refuse to appear upside-right.  Strange.)

See my other Franken Toys at:

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