Redemption

Redemption

It’s very easy to be convinced that you’re on the wrong track. All it takes is a good heart and a conscience. If you’re a reasonable person, you listen to things others say about you even if they’re negative or unflattering. You’re always...
Beautifuel

Beautifuel

My Eagle Talon decided to commit suicide days before I left on my business trip to India during the month of March – the studio sent me there to teach the art of animation to apprentice animators in Hyderabad.  Blow-by pressurized the cooling system in the car,...
Unbelievers

Unbelievers

A good friend of mine has a husband who is a master chef, and Italian.  He once told me that the Italians have a saying: “Between words and deeds lies an ocean.” When people judge you, they judge you by your actions.  It’s not enough to sit on the...
The Rumors Are True

The Rumors Are True

Unlike other cars’ E.P.A. estimated mileage, the Toyota Prius actually delivers on its claim of 50 miles per gallon. I just bought one, and I was amazed to discover that I could get as much as 70 miles per gallon depending on where I was going and what the road...
They Say One Picture…

They Say One Picture…

is worth a thousand words: The full sized version of this is nine megapixels across, and about one and a half megapixels high. It was shot from the porch of the western gate, looking out over the garden and reflecting pool, using a 5.1 megapixel Sony Cybershot. I took...
Travel Broadens the Mind

Travel Broadens the Mind

Last month I was sent to India to help teach the art of animation to apprentice animators at Rhythm & Hues Studios, Hyderabad. I made a little detour… My pants pockets were jammed chock full of stuff. Cameras, wallets, water bottle, you name it, it’s...
CG Gallery

CG Gallery

Here are some examples of my computer graphics design and modeling skills.  For most of these I was using Lightwave.  I didn’t learn Maya until later in my career, and had to leave Lightwave behind me. — Gene Turnbow <br...
Painting

Painting

I do both digital and “real world” painting, and the occasional mashup for fun: This was a commission for Second Geekhood. We did a photo shoot so I’d have good reference material, then I did this painting based on those. It took an evening to do the...
Drawings

Drawings

Portfolio This is the pencil work, mostly. I should really get around to updating all this. I’ve done better work more recently. Supergirl Pencil, taken from a comic book cover (sorry, I don’t remember which one, but this is a redraw of somebody...

About

I’ve been planning to update my site since forever, and finally got fed up with the problems with the rickety HTML pages I’d been using, and made it a WordPress site instead. A note about myself – I’m a professional writer, artist and animator....