Thanks for stopping by my blog. Here I post news on my latest projects including art for sketch card projects, comic cover work, convention appearances and film projects.

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Wrath of the Titans

New Comic Cover - Wrath of the Titans!

Bluewater Productions and Alias Comics recently signed a deal with the legendary special effects artist Ray Harryhausen to publish comics based on his fantasy films. Harryhausen is best known for his stop motion animated monsters in films like The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans. Bluewater gave me the honor of doing a comic cover for one of those titles, Wrath of the Titans. The story is to be set five years after the events of Clash. This publication is set to be released April 2007.

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Sketchbook For Sale

I have a new sketchbook for sale. This book is 8.5x11" and has twenty pages (correction from ten which I previously said-sorry I goofed) contains characters from Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Blade Runner, Superman, Batman, and more! The cost is $12 per sketchbook plus $3 shipping withing the U.S. International is $5. I prefer money order or cashier's check but you may also send a payment through http://www.paypal.com (send to davra@earthlink.net) If you decide to mail me a payment, email me at davra@earthlink.net and I'll send you the mailing address. Thanks for looking!

UPDATE! I will also draw an original sketch on the inside cover. Email me and ask what you'd like me to draw. :)

Monday, September 25, 2006

10th Muse and Blackbeard's Legacy Prints!

I have finally made prints of these covers I painted for Alias comics, Blackbeard's Legacy and Tenth Muse. They are on 11x17" high quality card stock, and will sign them on request! You can order one through http://www.paypal.com (send to davra@earthlink.net) The cost is $20 per print plus $3 for shipping within the U.S. International shipping is $5.

UPDATE! I am throwing in a free sketch card with each print. They are my own sketch cards, an example shown here. Email me and ask what you'd like me to draw for you.

Monday, August 07, 2006

Update on film progress

Okay, the film so far as been pretty slow in getting it together...but I've covered some ground. I have the main actors in place and so far they are doing very well. We have been working out some of the choreography for the swordfight and I have a couple of sequences done, more or less.

Also I have a rough teaser trailer, really just to give the viewer an idea of how the film is going to look. It includes some of the actual scenes to be used in the final cut, some that won't be used (like the swordfight, which will be redone) and a few storyboards here and there. There are also some effects shots in there which I am proud of...
Welll enough talk, check out this link to view the trailer. It's best to save it on to your desktop, then view it:

By the way, the pics you see above are ideas I'm playing around with for the dvd menu. :)

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Cover Art for Alias Comics!

For all you comic book fans, I was comissioned by Bluewater productions associated with Alias Comics to illustrate a couple of covers for their titles. One for the popular book known as Tenth Muse, also a cover for their new comic series Blackbeard's Legacy. I was given the ok to show these, so enjoy. :)

You can check out their website at http://www.bluewaterprod.com

Thursday, April 13, 2006

My profile on StarWars.com

Lucasfilm's Bonnie Burton interviewed me for their ongoing Star Wars Artist series over at StarWars.com which is now online. Click the link below to read the article!


Friday, March 10, 2006

Here is a color concept piece I did for my film, which by the way, the working title is called Legend of Shallandra.

Movie Project

For some time I have been making preparations for a short fantasy film I plan to shoot. I won't go into too much detail on the story, suffice it to say it is about a a girl who under circumstances has no choice but to go on a journey to save her husband and face a greater trouble that may turn her world upside down.

The film has been storyboarded, costumes have been made and props are ready to use. I have one actor in place but I am still searching for a girl to play the main role.
For the time being I'd like to share some of the storyboards that have been done for the film. I will continue to make updates as the film progresses.

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Most Curious...

The animated feature Curious George was released in theaters last week with a weekend opening of $14 million, which as far as 2d animation goes is not a bad number. The company where I work (Fat Cat animation) had the honor of getting a contract to do a couple of sequences for Universal for the movie. My role in this whole thing was to paint the backgrounds along with a couple of other artists. It was a pretty hectic time, for some departments more than others but definitely worth it! So go see the movie and support the 2d animation industry, otherwise I will be out of a job!!! ;) Okay not really, but do go see it...heck, I haven't seen it myself! Must go this week.
In the meantime here are a few backgrounds I did for the movie...

Sunday, January 01, 2006

Happy New Year!

I just completed all 206 sketch cards for the Lord of the Rings Evolution set. Man, these were more of a challenge than the Star Wars set...maybe because I had to draw more human faces this time whereas Star Wars has a wide variety of aliens and robots to choose from also. Here are some samples of my cards approved by Topps. Enjoy. :)