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This week’s Mechanical Confection

Belly Lick

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Tracheal Shave

Experimental Film: 2016, 1:45 minutes.

“Think of a small dot in space”. Experimental animated film; ink and paint on found 35mm movie trailers.

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New Film!

Just put the finishing touches on my new experimental animated film; If You Say Something, See Something. Drawn on 35mm and 16mm found footage using existing subtitles. The music is Funeral March of a Marionette” by Charles Gounod and performed by Ergo Phizmiz .    

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If You Say Something, See Something

Experimental Film: 2015, 1:30 minutes.
Animated film drawn on found subtitled footage. Music “Funeral March of a Marionette” by Charles Gounod and performed by Ergo Phizmiz

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Jiro Visits Ottawa

For those of you attending the Ottawa Animation Festival this week, Jiro Visits the Dentist will be screening in Shorts Competition Four on Friday September 19th at 11:00 AM and on Sunday September 21st at 5:00 PM.

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Jiro Visits the Dentist

Experimental Film: 2013, 1:30 minutes.

Jiro has a dream about the artist formerly known as Prince and visits the dentist with his friend the lighthouse=phone man. There is sushi along the way. Hand drawn on 1997 frames of 35mm film.

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Give Me a Pie

Experimental Film: 2013, 1:30 minutes.
Peg leg man dreams of a burlesque queen. There are crash tests, many dogs and a pie.

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New Work, upcoming show

I’ve been powering ahead on a number of new pieces for my yearly show at Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown. The two featured in the rough videos below are based on clock escapement mechanisms. The one directly below uses a mechanism invented by James Arnfield in 1887. The single pin escapement below that runs much faster […]

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Nuez Moscada

I’ve been working on a new body of work for 2014, hopefully a dozen new pieces. Most of them will feature escapement mechanisms powered by counter weights. Here’s the latest “Nuez Moscada”. See if you can find the Nutmeg. Here’s a detail:

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Sticky in Korea

I’m not sure if this counts as making it to the big time but I just received this photo of “Barefoot Barbarians”, my commercial for Sperry Top-Sider playing on a loop in a shoe store in Seoul Korea.  

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Here’s Your Pie

Just put the finishing touches on my latest film, “Give Me a Pie”; 1896 frames of painting and drawing on 35mm movie trailers. It’s on Vimeo right now for your viewing pleasure.

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