comic book maker and brushpen maven

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Comic Maker

FUME, chronicle of the Adventures of the Teen Ellis, continues. My chapter on punk band Black Flag appeared in Bloomsbury Press's "How to Write About Music: A Compilation of the Best Music Writing from the 33 & 1/3 Series" in the Spring 2015.

Personal Soufflé

Dropped out of UCSD to become an animator, a career that culminated in co-director (with the much more accomplished Michael Francis Dietz) THQ's Ratatouille for Disney/Pixar, which won the Annie for Best Video Game Animation of the year. From animating video games, I began to do storyboards, where clients have included Mass Animation, Fox Television, Cirque de Soleil, Sony and DC Comics. In between all this, I spent a few years teaching Sculpture and Anatomy for various San Diego arts schools, including The Athenaeum, The Watts Atelier, and (ironically, triumphantly) UCSD Extension. Currently making comics & teaching Animation and Illustration for Cal State Fullerton on the side.

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