Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Moving (permanently?)

Blogger, it's been a good ride but ... I'm going to try something new for now ... perhaps I'll return someday ...


Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Studio JooJu

Juan and I finally launched our official website! -> www.joojuland.com
Available for all your animation and illustration needs ;)

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Baker Mascot

Job from last year that never went through ... I like this little fella though :)

Sunday, December 23, 2012


Wednesday, December 5, 2012

6 Years

6 years ago on a rooftop in Melbourne, I told a boy in a transformers t-shirt that I liked his animation best :)

Monday, October 1, 2012

Random Shadows

Trying some different techniques with my current illustration gig and was exporting some shadow layers when I thought "Hey, they look pretty interesting on their own!" Cheap thrills eh? :)

Adobe Flash

I've had a few people comment that it's weird that I do my vector work in Flash but generally I find it easier to handle than Illustrator, especially the colouring part. Downsides are that it's not the most accurate software for drawing and it also likes to add anchor points when it feels like it and of course it crashes a helluva lot (what's up with that Adobe? like SERIOUSLY?).
But really, who cares what I/you/they use as a means to an end? As long as the result works, a tool is a tool is a tool right?

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Illustration Friday: Burst = "Death by Dumpling"

Apparently there IS a limit to how many dumplings one can ingest ...


The other week I made a double batch of dumplings so we could freeze some for later. We didn't quite have enough containers to fit a whole batch of dumplings so we ended up cooking and eating a little more than a whole batch of dumplings which came out to over 20+ dumplings each! >_<

Friday, August 31, 2012

Qué frio!

Today is sooooo cold here in Bogotá!


Monday, May 28, 2012

Procrastination = Bread

What I did this morning instead of working ...

Loosely based on this recipe: Simple Thyme Bread
(Left: thyme and oregano, Right: cinnamon and raisin)

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

100 Hands

Doing some drills of hands over a few weeks. Finally reached 100 (111 actually!). 

Now onto feet!

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Happy Birthday My Love!

You will always be my #1!!!

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A little sumthin sumthin for my main man's birthday.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Embroidery 101

New hobby! A little bit of geeky decoration for Juan's new office (the NERV logo from one of our all time favourite animes: Neon Genesis Evangelion).

So many problems :( Gaps between stitches, hard to keep straight lines and arrrgh the small lettering!!! Gotta start somewhere ...
And ooooh lookie the back hahaha As you can see I started out with proper satin stitch but then got all stingy with the thread and made it up as I went along. Also the random long stitches in the half-leaf? That was me trying unsuccessfully to fill in some gaps at the end ...

This piece was mainly just to learn a bit about basic stitches, I have very different plans for my next embroidery project!

Monday, February 20, 2012

Screentone test

Love is ... taking on the world together :)

Sketchbook Pro and Photoshop

Testing out how to use screentones in Photoshop.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Illustrated Spanish Word of the Day

I started a new blog to practise my Spanish and also my doodling!
Click here to go to Illustrated Word of the Day and if you don't know Spanish, you might learn a word or two :o)

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Illustration Friday - "Scary"

Nothing scares me more than a blank page of my sketchbook ...

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Just a quickie to get back into things after 2 weeks feasting with my family in Europe ;)

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Character Tag Team

Another critter from Character Tag Team on Unit 16:

Sketchbook Pro and Photoshop

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Illustration Friday - "Boundaries"

Sketchbook Pro and Photoshop

Just because someone (or yourself) tells you that something's not possible, that doesn't necessarily mean that it's true.

For the Illustration Friday topic this week.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Falling Fluffball

I did the linework for this a few weeks ago but when I started colouring it everything seemed to fall apart. So I tried to ignore it for a while but then I felt guilty starting new drawings when this one was left so sad and half-coloured so I gave it another go today.

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Not really happy with it as I wanted to render it differently but I'm just not feeling the drawing anymore so this is as far as it's gonna get. :(

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Character Tag Team

Another  Character Tag Team post for Unit 16.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Tallie and Shortie

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