I've been having some trouble connecting to DA from home. At first glance, it seems to be caused by some wonky firewall setting. Still trying to fix that, as it makes updating journals and replying to messages a real pain.
I wanted to thank for the nice gift. It was greatly appreciated!
Looks like 2010 will be a busy year on my end. I don't know how often I'll be able to post to DA. *sigh*
Stuff to look forward to:
"HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON" will hit theaters at the end of March. I haven't seen it completed, so I am looking forward to see how much of my work on it has survived and what it will look like in the final version, ha ha!
"The Last Airbender" movie trailer should premiere during the Superbowl, Feb. 7th.
has organised a Zhao themed contest based on the live action movie.
The first prize is a very rare protoype of the Firelord Ozai figurine.
Yes, an Ozai was made, just never widely distributed. This version comes unpainted, so you can add your own make up
There will (FINALLY) be an art of Avatar The Last Airbender animation serie, out at the end of May, beginning of June (thank you for the announcement, )
AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDERTHE ART OF THE ANIMATED SERIES
Bryan Konietzko (W/A), Michael Dante DiMartino (W/A), and Various (A)
On sale June 2
Full Color, 184 pages $34.99
This will be a beautiful hard cover, coffee table book featuring so much amazing art it will blow your mind! It took a lot of hard work and convincing from the creative staff of the show to make it happen!
Since its debut in 2005, Avatar: The Last Airbender has remained one of Nickelodeon's most talked about and highest-rated animated series to date, and it's not too hard to see why . . . Not only does it offer an epic storyline, engaging characters, action, adventure, and a powerful message about the importance of hope in a world long-besieged by war, all the while serving up top-notch entertainment. It's also beautifully executed, a stunning masterpiece of animated storytelling that harmonizes Western influences with aesthetic inspiration drawn from a diverse array of cultures, including those of China, Japan, India, and the Inuit.
An unprecedented look at the concept, design, and production art behind this smash-hit series, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Art of the Animated Series chronicles the show's developmentfrom the very first sketch through to the series finale and beyond!along with behind-the-scenes commentary from series creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino.
Featuring hundreds of images, most of which Nickelodeon has never released to the public!
Now to try and do some art for my personal projects.