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Saturday, April 28, 2007

Star Ducks Sketches

A few days ago, I finished my dissertation on methodology of de-constructing ducks ;) More of those ducks, among other things, will be shown attached to my interview at Randall Sly's Character Design Blog, soon.

Update: The interview is online now (Many thanks, Randall)

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

The Alien's Alien Pet

"The kids wanted a pet and I get stuck walking it."

Saturday, April 21, 2007


Well, Reinhard has become pretty adept at outfoxing somebody.

Thursday, April 19, 2007


An aquarium for his thoughts.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Woolmon 2

Another sketch from the furry monster collection.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

The Devil of a Toothache

Monsters usually don't consult dentists. But they do eat them, at least on occasion.

Sunday, April 15, 2007

Live Wolf Sketch


Yesterday, at the Royal English Cinema. Wacom, Photoshop and me. (It was the audience's wish that I should do a wolf that grins like a Cheshire cat or the like.)

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Rosy Future

A dear old friend of mine asked me to be his wedding invitation card designer. (I mean, what else could it be other than ducks with mad gimmicks!)

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Soap-Bubble Bogey

He does not spend his life for scaring children out of their wits, but only for what he really loves to do.

Update: And this is the rough sketch to the image above:

Tuesday, April 03, 2007


Happy Easter! (BTW: This is an old sketch I did about two years ago. I particularly like the desperation in his eyes.)