Friday, December 31, 2010

old and new

Dominance War deadlines were a couple weeks ago so I thought i'd post up what I ended up with. Might go back and make some changes for my portfolio...

Monday, December 6, 2010

DWV Updatin...

so there's some weird stuff going on with dominance war. it might be postponed now?? i dunno. anyways here's my current progress.
2430 tris - with the cape and sword it's around 2800. I still need to finish painting everything! hopefully tomorrow.
and now I sleep!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

WIP - Dominance War 5

this is a concept for the pre-dominance war 3d character challenge. ( hopefully i'll get some time to work on it more and maybe add some color, but for now it's on to modeling...

Wednesday, November 17, 2010


These are some old and new sketches I've had lying around. Its been a while since I've posted any sketchbook stuff. So consider it posted!

Monday, November 15, 2010

something new...

I've been trying to draw outside my comfort zone - this was tonight's creation.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Friday, November 5, 2010


So! I went to Blizzcon a couple weeks ago with Tyson (Murphy) and our friend Cam (Barker). We had the good fortune of hanging out with Cheeks ( for a little while. He designed some of the Blizzcon t-shirts so he was invited by Blizzard to come hang out and sign stuff. He was awesome and to prove it, he drew me this unicorn. Thanks Cheeks.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010


zombie lovin. this was originally an attempt at speed painting that I fleshed out a little more. took a couple hours. I couldn't decide what class to make it...i thought rogue but my brother quickly pointed out he wouldn't be wearing plate armor. nerd! amirite? i joke...those were my thoughts too...

Friday, October 29, 2010

En Taro Tassadar

speedy painting from work. jason kim and i decided to stretch our hand into the delicious bowl of candy that is fan art. been loving starcraft lately so that's what i chose - this is my attempt at a dark templar. hopefully i'll get a chance to finish him...

Sunday, October 24, 2010


So i just got back from Blizzcon and it was amazing. i'll post more on that later, including a unicorn Cheeks drew and signed for me. This is something i've been working on for my digital painting class.

Monday, October 18, 2010


in place of sleep

I made this tonight as one of 4 drawings I'm doing for my character design class. this one is under the category "non stereotypical villian" I call her Beatrice, but you can call her Beatrice.

also...i'm going to blizzcon this weekend and will likely pee myself if i think about it too much.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Fox Moulder

Line art by Sam Nielsen! first assignment from our digital painting class. I might noodle it a little more...

i miss the x-files

Friday, September 10, 2010

speed paint'ns

kinda.... it actually took me a while. but i'm trying to figure it out, honest!

Wednesday, September 8, 2010



Character Design

Just started character design with this talented fellow as the teacher:
This is the first part of the first assignment. Hopefully i'll get time to toss another layer of paint on it.

Monday, August 30, 2010


school has started - hurs sum drawrings for yeh...

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Wednesday, August 18, 2010



I've been watching Thundercats while I work so I thought I'd attempt to show my appreciation for the Liono with a little study.

Monday, July 5, 2010


It's been a while since I've posted anything so here's some stuff! I wish I had better posting habits...
Also! I recently started my internship at DisneyInteractive/Avalanche. I've been doing a lot of texture painting and environment art. The official title

is World Building and I am very much in love with it.

NOTE: to the nerds more nerdy than myself... I am completely aware that boba fett can't wield a light saber. It was just a church drawing gone wrong.


Thursday, May 20, 2010


I don't really know how to paint, so I've been making myself practice for at least an hour a day. this was day one's hour. hopefully I do better at updating these...

Also...I started playing Alan Wake yesterday... first two hours were pretty keen.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


i'm a big fan of gross things. just want people to know i haven't changed.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Sunday, March 21, 2010


blend shapes assignment

Blend Shapes from Ryan Metcalf on Vimeo.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

The Sporting Life

So here's some recent-ish sketchbook stuff i've been trying to put together. (I think a couple are repeats) as well as some ZBrush and whatever else came to mind...

(made a few changes to my painting as well)

Thursday, March 4, 2010

attempt no.4

Alright, so i think this is my 3rd or 4th attempt at painting something. it is extremely rough, but i've decided it's time to move on. (I think it looks slightly cooler zoomed in)

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

fill in the blank

I went to school today with every intention of finishing my 2D animation for Illusion of Life. However, when I was there I decided to try one of the cintiq's, which I'd seen but never touched. I ended up not finishing my animation and instead have this drawing as the night's final product. I couldn't decide what to put in the speech bubble though. Joey and I brainstormed and came up with the following: a swirly poop, a skull, a boombox and Jackie Chan eating a 6 foot party sub (just added that one). Anyways if you have any ideas I would appreciate them.

apologies for the massive image file.

keepin' it reeeel! git it?

I know it was a pretty stupid joke, but i sort of liked it. Anyways, I decided it would probably be a good idea to have a demo reel for internship applications - what follows is pretty much everything from my first semester in maya and what I've done this month. I'm sure I'll be updating it soon, but here's what I've got for now...

Click Here for a Larger Version from Ryan Metcalf on Vimeo.