November 03, 2018

Don't You Forget About Me




After my first baby was born, it often felt like I'd never be able to draw or work again. Getting back into it was... hard. I'm hoping this time it will be easier, but just in case- don't you forget about me.

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November 02, 2018

Peggy and Judy

Saw a clip of Peggy Lee on the Judy Garland Show and thought they struck such a contrast- both so beautiful in their different ways.

Myrna Loy

Been watching a bunch of #MyrnaLoy films on #FilmStruck.  Liking her more and more!

Last Figure Drawings from Summer

Never got around to posting my last figure drawings before I got too pregnant to sit through life drawing class anymore.

October 30, 2018

Cyd Charisse

Love the ballet sequence from "Singin' In The Rain."

Little Witches

Doodling some witches.

October 26, 2018

Fancy Dress Doodle Page

Been watching lots of classic films on #Filmstruck.  Got fancy dress on the brain. 

Kit Kat Yarn

I let the Kit Kat sketches simmer a few days, and doggone it- I liked this one enough to color it.

October 25, 2018

Due Date

I'm going a little bit bonkers waiting.  Midwife says everything is progressing fine, but JAYzus!! COME ON, kiddo...

Royal Elf Peoples

Sketching, ended up with some royal elf-looking people.  I don't know.

October 24, 2018

Vampire Lady

Felt like doing a Halloween vampire pinup.

October 23, 2018

Baby Belly


Every time I pick up my little girl from school, her classmates want to touch my belly and tell me that I have a baby in there.  It's really cute.

October 21, 2018

Kit Kat Doodle Sheet

Wanted to do another Kit Kat drawing- some pose ideas.

October 19, 2018

Spider Lady

#Pinup inspired by a costume from #SinginInTheRain.  Always thought she was a cool Spider Lady.

October 18, 2018

Madame DuBarry

Inspired one of Lucille Ball's costumes from "DuBarry Was A Lady."

October 17, 2018

Kit Kat

Did some more sketches of the Kit Kat waitress- she's sort of Halloween-y, right?

October 16, 2018

October 15, 2018

Judy, Judy, Judy... Redbubble x EyeJack Collaboration



Submitted my #JudyGarland animation in this awesome #AugmentedReality collaboration! https://youtu.be/2lat70Aa3tU

October 12, 2018

Last Weeks of Pregnancy

As the weeks are turning into days until my due date, there are two answers to the question "how do you feel?" without much gray area:



October 03, 2018

October 02, 2018

Care For A Nip?

Quick sketch of Kit-Kat Club waitress.

October 01, 2018

Greta

Sketch to end the night.  Calling her Greta.

September 28, 2018

Sketchy Girlies

Only meant to sketch to warm up a few minutes but ended up being my afternoon.  History repeating itself!

September 26, 2018

Elastigirl

Wanted to do some Incredibles-related for a while.  Loved the original Elastigirl costume, so here!

September 19, 2018

Jo's Opinion 03: How To MAKE IT In Animation

Finally done with my "How To Make It In Animation" video!  I collected a bunch of frequently asked questions from over the years and present them here in as concise and entertaining a manner as I can.  I hope it helps you crazy kids out there, and if not, I hope it at least points out a path to those better able to advise.  Cheers!

September 16, 2018

When You Wish Upon A... bwuh??

Another snippet from my next video which is painfully close to being finished.

September 13, 2018

Push Yourself!

SO close to finishing my next video!

September 03, 2018

Ability to Adapt

Another snippet of the animation I'm doing for my next video- this section is about being able to adapt.

August 21, 2018

The Inconsistency of Being Luke



Here is that #StarWars cartoon I meant to have done in a week...several months ago.

Done in collaboration with hilarious talent Zoran Gvojic of LowCarbComedy.com

August 20, 2018

Star Wars Cartoon coming soon!

Should be ready in the next couple days!  Stay tuned.

August 15, 2018

Artist Interactions

Working on my next video- this is a little section about connecting with artists at cons.

Oh Hai Robot...


August 07, 2018

River Maiden Sketches

Working on another project- don't know if they'll go with this idea but I wanted to sketch the River Maiden a little more.

August 03, 2018

Sketchy Go Lucky

It's a good day when you get that feeling...

August 01, 2018

Characters for Next Video

Working on the little bits of animation for my next video.

July 23, 2018

Bobby Soxer

Found an old sketch of a bobby soxer and felt like sketching some more...

July 19, 2018

Character Exploration

Some exploration for characters for a future video...

July 18, 2018

Jo's Crapbook Episode 05: Re Re Re ReDraw!


Compiled all my redraw livestreams into a crapbook video- it took too long, everything is a mess, but my new mantra is "they can learn from my mistakes!" so enjoy all the wrongness I supply for your edification!

July 17, 2018

Butterfly Girl

Unused character from a logo, but still like her.

July 16, 2018

Embracing the Housewife Look

Had to set my hair Friday night for a performance, so I spent most of Saturday going about my business in curlers.  I never looked more like a housewife, and I sort of loved it.

July 13, 2018

Figure Drawing July

Been back to figure drawing four times now!  Finally making good on my New Year’s resolution....from 2013.

July 11, 2018

Final Redraws


Here are the final redraws in larger format- like La Parisienne so much I put her on merch!

Re Re REDRAW!

Can't leave well enough alone, but I hated how most of my redraw exercises resulted in drawings that felt weaker.  Time for a re re REDRAW!

July 09, 2018

Yippee!!!

That Star Wars cartoon that was supposed to take me a week to animate but...didn't... is just about ready to post!  Keep an eye out this week!

June 26, 2018

Figure Drawing

My local figure drawing group started back up again and I managed to muscle my way into the very limited group a couple weeks ago.  I'm desperate to go some more- I've needed exercise these muscles for a long time.

June 22, 2018

Cherry Bang from GLOW

Participated in the GirlsDrawinGirls celebration of the next season of GLOW with this drawing of Cherry Bang.  I loved that "come at me" scene in the first season where she schools Melrose.  Also, I really want a playsuit like that.

Boarding on Hanazuki

Just realized Hanazuki is online now!  I loved boarding on this adorably weird show. Check out my first assignment: Dazzlecize! 

May 23, 2018

Intern #2

Should probably mention now that we're expecting Intern #2 this fall.  I've been too pooped these past few months to come up with a more clever announcement.

April 27, 2018

Star Wars First Scene


First tweened and colored scene done on the #StarWars cartoon- needs a little a-fixin’ but sometimes you just gotta git’ along.

April 25, 2018

Ladybug Fairy

Ladybug flapper fairy? Why the heck not.