This is an old doodle of Tock from “The Phantom Tollbooth.” I always really liked this drawing and my old blog got quite a few hits from kids looking for Tock images for book reports and such. Here ya go kids!
"Motion capture will continue to receive a disproportionate amount of media coverage simply because it’s more exciting to show an actor jumping around in a fancy suit than it is a sullen animator sitting behind a monitor. But at the end of the day, it’s still traditional character animators who are most responsible for bringing to life audience-pleasing favorites…"
I finally got around to painting these resin toy dinosaur casts! Earlier this year, Dave Pressler taught a great toy-making class at Nickelodeon. I documented the process over sporadic Twitter posts, but wanted to compile everything in one place.
The character is based off my failed pitch for the Nickelodeon Shorts Program. :)