The Art of Pixar

I like art books. To see sketches, paintings, drawings, visual research, colourscripts, etc which inform the final film or animation makes you realise how much work is put into things you might not even notice on screen. A few years ago, a Pixar exhibition opened at ACMI in Melbourne. Of course I went, and on the whole it was pretty...

Book 4: A Story About The Magik Pencil

When I was seven (1983-ish), I wrote and illustrated (at least) four books. This is the last in a short series of four showing the fruits of my labour in what was undoubtedly the most productive year of my life (so far). A Story About The Magik Pencil This is the fourth and final book my folks saved from my childhood. My last book was a...

Book 3: The House Of Horror

When I was seven (1983-ish), I wrote and illustrated (at least) four books. This is the third in a short series of four showing the fruits of my labour in what was undoubtedly the most productive year of my life (so far). The House Of Horror Wow. Which seven year old boy isn’t a fan of ghouls and ghosts? And then the video game...

Book 1: The Bravest Knight That Ever Lived

When I was seven (1983-ish), I wrote and illustrated (at least) four books. This is the first in a short series of four showing the fruits of my labour in what was undoubtedly the most productive year of my life (so far). The Bravest Knight That Ever Lived I believe this book was inspired by the film Jason and the Argonauts. I believe...

The Book

I’m putting a book of my photographs together at the moment. Essentially the book will showcase the last 2½ years of my personal photography, distilled down to 110 photographs. I’m printing it with the online service blurb.com. Tonight I uploaded the final PDF version for my test print. That’s the news. Excitement. Stay...

Eating Animals

I started reading Jonathan Safran Foer’s book Eating Animals during last (long) weekend’s trip to visit Claire in Phnom Penh. Today, I finished it. Three holiday-days, and one hour at home. To give a very brief summary, the book challenges the way you think about the chicken, pork, beef, and fish we eat, though it is not a...