Unused character designs for Dutch Lady milk TVC.

July 27, 2012

I love character design with all it’s unique challenges and requirements. For a recent Dutch Lady milk pitch the script called for kid characters that were not only composed of milk but displayed a simple + icon denoting added vitamins for kids. The script described these characters engaged in a variety of sporting, musical and …continue reading →

Umanoid versus Blancomat

As often as I can find the time I love to sketch. After being immersed in the complex virtual 3d world of Maya it’s so gratifying sometimes to get back to the honest simplicity of pencil and paper. I feel very blessed to have had awesome drawing tutors like Graeme Bennett and Michael Reed from …continue reading →

Healtheries High Score 15 sec. (New Zealand / PAL)

July 24, 2012

Recently I’ve been nostalgically sorting through old project data on various formats and I came across this one for Healtheries. I did this on a tiny budget back in 1999 for DDB when I was one of the partners in FAT, New Zealand. Back then a lot of things appeared on TV that would never …continue reading →

New Zealand on Air Sting

July 16, 2012

Funny to see this again after so many years! I produced this sting in 1998 and it was still on New Zealand television in 2004 when I returned from the UK. I’d like to think it’s because it’s a timeless classic but I suspect it has more to do with budgetary limitations not allowing for …continue reading →

Red Gecko Viral

Checking out a hard drive of old data recently, I stumbled across a viral I created for Red Gecko in Fitzrovia, London. I freelanced for this small animation house for about eight months in 2003 and it was a most enjoyable experience. The viral was to encourage agencies to request a show reel. I was …continue reading →