Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Flashmob video

For those who don't know, a flashmob is a group of people who meet while dressed like regular people to do something together at a given signal. Some famous examples include hundreds of people dancing to the same song on their MP3 players starting at the exact same moment (and then walking away as if it never happened), or this video here.

The translations for what the people say are:
- For the 1st and 2nd guys, they shout: "There's a tsunami!!" (tsunami da!)
- For the 3rd guy they shout: "That's the guy!!" (koitsu da!)
- Nothing for the 4th guy
- Last scene: "Watch out!! (danger)" (abunai!)

Monday, April 23, 2007

TOABN 25, a few random doodles

Well, long time no see, people. I haven't posted in a while because of school vacation last week. In addition, I feel that this blog is for posting the doodles; I don't want to make myself doodle for the sake of the blog. Today I've got TOABN 25, and several other pages of random doodles.

TOABN 25 reveals something that I didn't even realize was the case until I wrote this strip...the link between Nate's mask tails and his mood. It just evolved on its own as I drew the thing.

The first of these random doodle pages is the first one I've posted that's in pen, I believe. This page started with the word "YO!" at the top, and then just got out of control. One thing I really liked was the spider web near the middle of the left side.
EDIT: BTW, I know that that face with the guy and the baseball cap looks really, really stupid.This is from doodling randomly while studying (it helps me concentrate), and I couldn't help but draw a tank and make a "luftwaffle" joke. I'm sure it's been done before, but I was bored and I had a pencil, so I drew it.

This Cold War thing is from the top of some notes on the Cold War, as a title. I'm not sure if it really counts as a doodle, but I liked it, because it got across the effect of the letters being made of snow (as I intended).
This one is actually pretty small in real life, just about three inches tall.
The first cartoon on this page was, as I wrote on it, inspired by a real quote from my biology teacher, Mr. Snow. The Spanchese one was inspired by a friend saying to me in Spanish class that, due to his recent trip to China, he keeps mixing up Spanish and Chinese (he takes both languages).

This one is my favorite of the bunch, because of the cartoon on the lower half. The picture on the top was the start of drawing some sort of futuristic helmet.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Huck Finn doodle

This doodle was done on one a set of notes on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. I drew it after finishing the chapter, because I was taking a break before doing Bio. It started with that weird robot-lasercannon-spider-thing in the top left. The tail on that thing took a while, but I'm happy with the result. The snake is just a very quick sketch (~10 seconds). The thing in the middle with the smaller and smaller ovals was me screwing around with perspective. I ended up making it into a pond covered in lily-pads or something, but it started with just receding circles. The weird thing of domes and whatnot in the middle of the right side has no particular basis that I can think of,. The ball hovering over the staff was me doing a quick sketch with shading. Finally, that comic strip in the bottom right was a VERY roughly sketched bit with Nate the Ninja bursting through a window.

Wednesday, April 4, 2007


You may have noted that I haven't posted in the last several days. The reason is the Jewish holiday of Passover (Pesach), which my family celebrates. However, the time-consuming part of it is over now, so posts should get back to normal.