It's That Time Again...

More Mickey Madness! (I promise I do other artwork, I just can’t show a lot of it! I also have a super hot girlfriend, she just lives in Canada. Sigh.)

Daytime Emmy Nominations were announced a few days ago, and Mickey is nominated for Outstanding Children’s Animated Series! (Full list of nominees can be found HERE.)

Below are some highlights from the latest batch of shorts to air, all of which I Art Directed, and which were lovingly crafted by our amazing team of artists. Click on episode titles to watch the shorts.

Thanks for stopping in. Hope all are doing well!

“Amore Motore”

(This short was nominated for an Annie Award for Production Design!)

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Coming Up For Air...

I can't believe it's been so long since I last posted anything on here. So much has happened in the year and a half since I posted about the Mickey Christmas Special. I'm Art Directing the Shorts now. There's a MICKEY RIDE in the works for Walt Disney World. (This is one of many promotional images I did up for that.)

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And in about a week's time I'm going to walk out on stage to receive an Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for Background Design on our Halloween Special that came out last year! 

I'm still in shock about that one. It likely won't become real for me until I'm out on stage with a completely blank mind and a quickly growing dark spot across the front of my tux pants.

On that cheerful note, I'm going to do an enormous Mickey artwork dump now. I think this lot should cover some highlights for all of Season 4 and the Halloween Special. (Disclaimer: This post is going to get annoyingly large, so I hope I don't run into issues. Might end up being several posts.) All images © Disney TVA.

(Click on episode titles to watch the shorts!)

"Canned"

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(CG Fisheye Breakdown)

(CG Fisheye Breakdown)

(Still from final version)

(Still from final version)

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"The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular!"

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(I'll probably post more from the Halloween special in the near future. That was a very fun project, and I'm incredibly honored for the recognition!)

(I'll probably post more from the Halloween special in the near future. That was a very fun project, and I'm incredibly honored for the recognition!)

Thank you so much for stopping by! I'll have much more artwork up very soon.

All the best!

Me, Myself, & Mickey...

We keep cranking them out, so I'm going to keep posting stuff! We have some really fun stuff coming up later this year and next, so be sure to stay tuned!

Best to all. Thanks for stopping by.

"Split Decision"

"Entombed"

"No Reservations"

"Ku'u Lei Melody "

"Couple Sweaters"

"Turkish Delights"

"Sock Burglar"

"Dancevidaniya"

New Year, New Kid, New Post...

A lot happening around these parts. We had a new baby girl in late December, which takes up most of our time, but I'm still cranking out the Mickey work!

Hope you enjoy. Thanks for stopping in!

"Roughin' It"

"No"

"Road Hogs"

"Wonders of the Deep"

"¡Feliz Cumpleaños!"

There are a lot of crazy things in the works for 2016. I hope it's a terrific year for all of you!







More Mickey Examples...

Several more Mickey shorts have aired, so I thought I'd post some more stuff. (All images in this post are © Disney.)

I've included some character silhouettes to show more thought process. Often helps fill out the composition properly.

Hope all are well!

"Bottle Shocked"





"A Flower for Minnie"




(Stephen DeStefano designed the parade characters here.)

"Bronco Busted"





"Coned"