Monday, October 31, 2005


Back in 1980-81 I worked as one of the lead designers on Nelvana Animation's feature film "Rock and Rule"...recently I was digging through a box of old drawings and unearthed this rough from that time. It was from the sequence when the band in that film was rehearsing...

Sunday, October 30, 2005


An unused robot design from an animation project...

Saturday, October 29, 2005

Hollow Man-Page 5

Friday, October 28, 2005

Hollow Man-Page 4

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Hollow Man-Page 3

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Hollow Man-Page 2

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Hollow Man-Page 1

The black and white art for page 1 of a 5-page backup story which I drew for an issue of Mister X. If I recall correctly, the script was written by William Diamond. ***CORRECTION: SCRIPT BY ROB EGGLETON...sorry, Rob!

Monday, October 24, 2005

Animation Rough 2

Sunday, October 23, 2005

Animation Rough

Saturday, October 22, 2005


Friday, October 21, 2005

And Now...The Air Defense!


Thursday, October 20, 2005

Futuristic Park Roughs

These were a series of rough sketches exploring design ideas for a scene in an episode of Batman Beyond.

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Prison Corridor

The line and tonal versions of another design from the same project as the previous post...

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Design Rough

Monday, October 17, 2005

X Drawing

Sunday, October 16, 2005

Factory Design

Saturday, October 15, 2005

Animation BG Design

Friday, October 14, 2005

Animation Design

Thursday, October 13, 2005

Generation X

In the late 80's, before Doug Coupland became world-famous for writing the book "Generation X" and a series of subsequent novels, he was a staff writer at a startup publication here in Toronto called Vista Magazine. It never found an audience and died after a few years of struggle, but it served as a springboard for Doug to test his ideas out: he first wrote an article for the magazine about "Gen X", and then I was hired to join him in creating a series of short comics for the back of the magazine. In these comics he further explored and tested his ideas which soon after he was to include in his books. This is one of the first ones, a one-pager...we crammed a lot in because that's all the space we had.

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

The Floating Man

A rough from about 1981, for a personal painting.

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Alien Artifacts

A rough conceptual design for an animated series...

Sunday, October 09, 2005

Brave Old World

A rough sketch for cover #2 from the Vertigo series "Brave Old World".

Saturday, October 08, 2005

Book Cover Rough

A rough for one of the book covers which I did for Byron Preiss, for the "Interplanetary Spy" series in the mid-80's or so. Pelikan ink over a photocopied pencil drawing.

Friday, October 07, 2005

Mister X and the Robot

Thursday, October 06, 2005

The Battle Trooper

Hot off the scanner, I bring you more pseudo-Kirby, blasting at you from page 2 will inform you, it's "a story of running, of hiding, of escape..." No doubt you can tell that I was deep into Jack Kirby's New Gods series at the time, and loved every Speedball-pen-dragging moment of creating this. As usual, though, it fizzled out, and I moved on to the next one...

Gosh, everyone's so...abusive to each other, aren't they?

Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Robot City #1

The first in a series of "Isaac Asimov's Robot City" book covers which I did for Byron Preiss Visual Publications, back in the 80's.

Tuesday, October 04, 2005


A scan of an old, tiny acrylic sketch, for a painting I wanted to do.

Monday, October 03, 2005

Mister X and the Hoverbus

Sunday, October 02, 2005


Saturday, October 01, 2005

BG Design

Rough and clean versions of an animation background design.