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Studio Stuff: Pepere’s Hat

It’s been, again, far too long since I’ve posted here. I’m a little better about making micro updates and posts on the TOBYSBRAIN FB page, but I’ve had a bunch of post ideas-a list, in fact-I just haven’t had the time to get to them. Rest assured you will see them with your

Studio Stuff/Gallery Update: Double the Fun

In honor of the fresh chicken egg I had this morning (well, one of the five I had this morning) that contained TWO yolks, I’m giving you a Studio Stuff and a Gallery Update this Monday! Rejoice!

revery-clothes …dirty laundry?

Okay, yeah, I don’t use the traditional easel all

Studio Stuff/Influences: Hayao Miyazaki’s Nausicaa and the Valley of Wind

For this Monday’s Studio Stuff, I thought I’d showcase another creator whose work continues to influence me. As I’ve mentioned before, I have tons of influences artistically, and I’m not writing about them in any particular order. I’m basically following what my mood dictates and what I happen to glance at on my shelves when

Studio Stuff: Mr. Handface

where-the-eyes-are Mr. Handface resting at home amongst friends.

It appears that Monday is becoming Studio Stuff Day. At least for now. I’m still getting my blog legs under me (betcha didn’t know blogs had legs, didja?), but I’m trying to find some level of consistency that doesn’t interfere

Studio Stuff/Influences: Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes

I’m adding a sub-category to this Studio Stuff installment called Influences. No matter who you are or what you do, someone or something has influenced you along the way. As an artist, I have many influences, but one of the biggest has to be Bill Watterson and his brilliant Calvin and Hobbes newspaper strip.

Studio Stuff: Dynamic Anatomy by Burne Hogarth

Burne Hogarth reference books I keep my prized reference books well guarded at all times.

If you know me, you know I love books (and comic books/graphic novels). If you’ve been in my studio (or you’ve seen the picture of me at my desk on the About Toby