An illustration for Corporate Council Magazine: self-driving cars and self-reading documents. I had to do this one without my cintiq, what a rush. 

An illustration for Corporate Council Magazine: self-driving cars and self-reading documents. I had to do this one without my cintiq, what a rush. 

Joe Wierenga illustration

Another drawing from Dr Sketchy’s LA. It took me a while to scan this one. It’s strange, actually, my first time at Dr Sketchy LA was also the last night for both this model and the host who built the thing here. It seems like a shame, I had more fun at the LA location than even in the Dr. Sketchy New York’s golden age 

Another drawing from Dr Sketchy’s LA. It took me a while to scan this one. It’s strange, actually, my first time at Dr Sketchy LA was also the last night for both this model and the host who built the thing here. It seems like a shame, I had more fun at the LA location than even in the Dr. Sketchy New York’s golden age 

dr sketchys Joe Wierenga

Finally made it to a drawing session here in LA. @DrSketchyLA is so much fun, I really had a great time.  (at Figure Drawing At Titmouse)

Finally made it to a drawing session here in LA. @DrSketchyLA is so much fun, I really had a great time. (at Figure Drawing At Titmouse)

My Cintiq is finally set up here in LA, so I got to do some doodling today. LA is great, but man is it sunny here. My pale complexion is not made for this.

My Cintiq is finally set up here in LA, so I got to do some doodling today. LA is great, but man is it sunny here. My pale complexion is not made for this.

joe wierenga

This is so cool: a piece I drew is hanging in Cartoon Network’s animation studio right behind front desk. True story! #latergram (at Cartoon Network Studios)

This is so cool: a piece I drew is hanging in Cartoon Network’s animation studio right behind front desk. True story! #latergram (at Cartoon Network Studios)

latergram

My new home office is starting to come together (at Burbank, California)

My new home office is starting to come together (at Burbank, California)

Got to visit my favorite place in the city and draw owls for last day in New York. #amnh

Got to visit my favorite place in the city and draw owls for last day in New York. #amnh

amnh

Hi Tumblr! Sorry I haven’t posted in a while. I’m moving all of my stuff from New York to Los Angeles next week, and that’s been keeping me really busy. Here’s a photo of me with Bill Plympton, that’s pretty cool right? 

If you guys live in the New York area and you haven’t checked out Dare2Draw, I highly recommend you give it a try. It’s an excellent life drawing session. The ticket an be a little expensive ($20) but the models dress up like Doctor Doom and She-Hulk and pose with plastic swords and stuff. Plus, they always have some awesome artist there, like of course Bill Plympton, or Sean Murphy. Or Mark Chiarello. I could go on. 

It’s one of the things I will miss most about New York because, as I mentioned earlier, I’m moving all my stuff to Los Angeles. 

Joe Wierenga bill plympton

I saw this post come up on my dashboard the other day. I’m really fascinated by the idea of animated illustrations. Here’s an experiment I was working on. I’m trying to find the right amount of motion, to make an image look like an illustration that moves, and not an animation that stays still. If that makes sense. 

I saw this post come up on my dashboard the other day. I’m really fascinated by the idea of animated illustrations. Here’s an experiment I was working on. I’m trying to find the right amount of motion, to make an image look like an illustration that moves, and not an animation that stays still. If that makes sense. 

Joe Wierenga Illustration animation