Friday, 31 December 2010

Flipnote Monsters

Been doing a bit more animation work on the Nintendo DSi with Tim Ruffle. This was a competition where people can send in their monster designs and the ones that are picked get to fight against Bad Egg - a character designed by Andrew Rae.

Mr Nose Moustache is my favourite, here he is below fighting against Monster Root and then there's Gurgles fighting Mudd.

all 5 can be watched here -

we were on XL's this time which have a bigger screen. good!

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Rumpus pics again

some new stills

Monday, 13 December 2010

New Rumpus Showreel

here's a showreel from me and Seb

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

more Rumpus pictures

here's a few more shots


Monday, 6 December 2010

Rumpus pics

been getting some Rumpus work done over the last few days. here's some pictures

Monday, 1 November 2010

UWE students

Here's some characters from a project i recently designed and animated at Wonky. They're a bunch of students who attend UWE.

Should be able to put the full film up soon, hopefully. it's informative.

Monday, 18 October 2010

Bertram in the Costa Brava

My good friend, Bertram Fiddle, has just got back from the Costa Brava with his trusty Man-Servant, Gavin. You can read about it here if you like

Gavin enjoying one of the many tourist attractions

Saturday, 18 September 2010

rumpus background

i've got a new background for rumpus, its an adaptation of an old one but there's still a few things that need doing to it. here it is presented in glorious black and white, just for no reason especially.

Saturday, 14 August 2010

The New Adventures of Bertram Fiddle

Here's a little Bertram Fiddle test me and Seb stitched together from archive animation footage. Full episodes on their way. probably.

Thursday, 12 August 2010

when your cartoons have more of a life than you do

here's the little walking to the pub man. turns out he was walking to the Big Chill where he spent the weekend dancing at the Disco Shed.

I didn't go.

Monday, 9 August 2010

credit made clearer

been working at Wonky for quite a while now on various projects - here's something i animated for their Capitol One Credit Made Clearer campaign. It's got a little superhero in it and everything. Directed by Miki Cash and designed by Maria Lee

Wednesday, 9 June 2010


Spent Saturday at Upfest at the Tobacco Factory, me and Seb got to sit in the illustration room upstairs and do some live animation. 6 hours to move stuff about a bit

perhaps we should have planned it a bit better but
it was good fun anyway and there was some lovely illustration going on all around us

things get less animated towards the end, as we started drinking after lunch.

thanks very much to Dave Bain for letting us join the illustration room for the day!

Saturday, 8 May 2010

walking to the pub again

Here's the little chap from earlier. thought he deserved a background, its a bit run-down but he's happy

Wednesday, 28 April 2010 animatic

Recently had a stint at Aardman making storyboards in Flash for some Rich Webber directed commercials. it was good

Here's the first animatic now

and here's the final ad

Saturday, 24 April 2010

Aardman Flipnote animations

Here's a couple of little animations drawn into Flipnote on the Nintendo DSi. They were made before christmas at Aardman, directed by Tim Ruffle, to advertise the Legend of Zelda game. It's wierd spending a few weeks drawing things on a very very tiny screen with a very very tiny pen but quite good fun in a strange kind of way.

My favourite bit was recording the sound effects by going "3..2..1..go" and holding the DS near a speaker while the sound man presses play on his computer.

little bit of animation

no work on Rumpus for a long time. so here's some old animation instead of the little chap spotting a pretty butterfly

little bit of Rumpus from Rumpus tests on Vimeo.

Thursday, 25 February 2010

julian wins massive award!

no he doesn't, don't be ridiculous.

But he did get a special little commendation, more of a mention really, at
Animated Exeter's Screen Out Loud event

which is as good as it's going to get!

Very big congratulations to
Emma who
did actually win a Massive Award and who won the bloody Screen Out Loud thing too!

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

new background

got a new background done - where the blue people live.
Add Videogot Seb to do all the hard work again - its only changed a little bit

Tuesday, 23 February 2010


its a small row of trees.

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

new backgrounds

Started work on Rumpus again. Here's a new background, done with the expert help of Seb

this is what happened first -

to the Spabbyland version

to the final version -

and thats that