Thursday, January 28, 2016

Martian Sculpt

Here's a character sculpt I did entirely in Blender. I've wanted to dive into Blender for a while and kick the wheels, and this little guy is one of my first attempts at working with the program's sculpting tools. Enjoy!

Martian Character Sculpt from Tom Davis on Vimeo.

A couple of still images:

Friday, January 22, 2016

POTUS Sculptures

Had some fun this winter sculpting with Super Sculpey! Here's a couple of busts that I turned out of Honest Abe and Old TR - I think they look pretty darn good!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015


FX Animation - Fire

I recently took another really cool class on animating fire by Michel Gagne at and thought I'd share the results. I think my favorite part of this lesson was the undercurrent texture that is animated faster than the looping flame - it really adds some appeal in my opinion.

FX Animation Exercise - Looping Flame from Tom Davis on Vimeo.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Character Design Exercise

Recently, I've been taking a couple of online courses at - the latest being a Character Design course taught by Tom Bancroft. Here's a nifty little character design exercise I'm pretty happy with - the assignment being "5 designs for a generic 12 year old boy." I call him Willy!

Monday, April 13, 2015

Draw A Bird Day

I haven't posted anything in quite some time, so I thought I'd get back on here and start doing that again. Last week someone at work mentioned that it was "National Draw-a-Bird Day", so I did this little doodle of a Grey Heron. Pretty much just because I like Grey Herons. But I had so much fun doing it that I did a second drawing the next day of my fav little bird that visits my bird feeders - the Chickadee! So here they are: