Sunday, September 25, 2011

Meeting John Musker

Last Friday we had a presentation by John Musker, one of the Disney directors for Aladdin, Little Mermaid, and Hercules to name a few, he's hidden behind the CalArts animation gang...

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Keane Street

The work has just begun here at CalArts, and all of the freshman in character animation have been assigned to our cubicles. Fortunately enough, my friends and I managed to get our "cubes" in the main animation building, in a place called Keane Street, named after the legendary Disney animator Glen Keane.

 The cubicle I'm sharing with John.
 An illustration I managed to make in my free time
 The elephants are part of an assignment for my character design classes, one of the tougher courses faced by the budding CalArts animator.


Hoping to stay posted, the workload is starting to pile up

Saturday, September 10, 2011


Made it to CalArts

Flew in from the Oakland Airport and classes are about to start. The weather has been hot, but even now, the rainy season is starting to come to the high desert. The classes are looking to be helpful, but brutal; some sessions go from nine in the morning to four in the afternoon, either drawing or animating. Hopefully, I can keep updated to the current events here at CalArts. The work is about to begin...