Monday, November 20, 2006


gorilla!

70 comments:

Leonardo Finocchi said...

WOW Awesome!

When I die and be born again, I hope to draw like you.

Very, very good work!

Onymations said...

Very cool character, kong's sweet little grandfather? :) Love the style you do on all your pieces.

Anders said...

WAow Todd!!!
this is more than brilliant!!
what an excellent hair work!!! this is stunning!!!
Todd, as always, you rule!!!

Tom said...

This is great! The drawing and painting are wonderful.

S.D. said...

Amazing! I'm really impressed by the way you deal with the white hairs of this gorilla! (don't know if this sentence is very correct...) Great design too :)

Mark Behm said...

Heh heh. This guy is great.

sarah said...

Awesome! He has so much character.
:)

Goobeetsablog said...

terrific work.
great posture.

Danarchy said...

sweet... nuff said

Brandon said...

v. nice. The expression makes this one for me.

Missy said...

I love everything about this. It is perfect.

activar said...

excelent character todd!!
great gorila! haha
benja!

Brian Vasilik said...

This would make a great puppet/doll.

Jeff said...

WOW Todd, this is amazing! Nice stuff man.

marcobucci said...

Perhaps my immediate favourite of your characters so far! Always great to find a new post here.

craig said...

That is one seriously excellent expression! Very cool

Shawn Escott said...

oh my!!!! HA HA !! This is awesome! Man, you really capture the feeling of space in your paintings. Lighting, edges and color. The construction of the characters is right on. Nice depth and feeling of weight. Just wonderful!

Roland Mechael said...

great white gorilla! brilliant brush strokes! ;)

Roc said...

FANTASTICAL!!!. . . .Really this is great. . . the face and fur really set it off. pure quality

-Roc

Roc said...

btw. . .the lighting on this is superb!

mousehunter said...

Hello Todd,
Great work my friend! Amazing character designs. Do you Freelance? if so, give me a shout at the Animation Farm!

mdaubert@theanimationfarm.com

Again, amazing work!

Michael

David Malan said...

It's cool but what is it supposed to be. Oh wait there is a description next to it. Gorilla, huh? you always have such great writing skills on these posts

Sebastien Gallego said...

You rock Todd... you simply rock!

LauraBraga said...

Hi Todd!!!!

like always I love yuor excellet work!!!!
this Gorilla is awesome...I can't think how you did all the hairs!!!!!he-he-he...I'm impressed!!!

Laura:)

mike said...

ha ha ha!! rad.

PaulSketch said...

WHOA your art is friggin AMAZING!! The color reflections on his fur add so much to it! I know a few people who work for Disney here in California, now I know another :D

Maleficium said...

[Phil bows down] Teach me your ways o wise one!

Shane P said...

Great stuff man. You made a gorilla look suttle and apealing while still fealing strong and solid. Cool.

ljay said...

I love checkin out your stuff! Every time I come here I'm just in awe! Wish you would post more...

Carlos Ruano said...

What a nice one, it seems so funny to me.

Goro said...

hehe I love gorillas!
THis one is awesome love the expression and your color choices are always fantastic!
Great work

Jared Chapman said...

Wow! This one is beautiful, Todd. Fantastic work!
Have a happy Thanksgiving.

B Roy said...

Your blogs is great and now I want to draw. I'll be cheking out your blog also.

thanks for the comment

BRoy

Arzu said...

White gorilla,nice!
I like the fruit like belly:D

~Shanel said...

very cool blog!

how do you do the coloring? what program do you use? got any tips for someone who is trying their hand at digital painting? :)

Again I'm very impressed with your characters.. nice expression and flow to them,,, love your blog! *bookmarked* hehehe

LDahl said...

Happy Thanksgiving Todd. I'm thankful to have found your blog, your creations make me smile!

JaMeS said...

YOUR WORK IS AMAZING!!!

AAAAAAAAAAAHHHH

GREAT GREAT BLOG!!!

jesukiran said...

wow really superb concept.
i like the colors and lovely character,.....excellent job

Jeroen Jaspaert said...

I'm repeating the others, but this stuff is just great!!!!
I'm going to link you, hope you don't mind. I find myself checking your blog daily in search for something new.

Robert Nitiredjo said...

Hi Todd. Great character, I like his goofy expression. And the fur, well...simply amazing. Thanks for your kind words. I have a long way to go, but your drawings inspire me to keep trying!

Ken Chandler said...

Everything you do is like magic Todd. Wonderful stuff. Love the ape, and the Plantearium is awesome too! And the witchdoctor... and the...

Really great stuff all around!

Ryan Wood said...

yay gorilla!

Javier Giangiacomo said...

Awesome characters, amazing coloring!! I discovered your blog yesterday and I can't stop looking your stuff.
Javier.
http://giangia.blogspot.com/

Javier Giangiacomo said...

BTW: could I put a link to your blog in my blog?

theincredibleandy said...

wow, it's an honor getting props from the likes of you! You have great color, great exaggerations, and just great work!

justin said...

Todd - thanks for dropping by. I'm so glad to have discovered your work. Incredible stuff here. Very fun and amazing colour sense too.

UrbanBarbarian said...

Oh man, love those textures! Not too mention the great painting itself!

christian said...

Amazing design!! Cool work with the expression and nice shapes!!

Alexei Martins said...

Amazing work Todd!!!!Love the design and the digital colors!!!!

Cal said...

Incredible! You really are a great artist!:)

A. Riabovitchev said...

Ha Ha!Very funny!I love it!:o)

Adriana said...

Your work is amazing!!! The characters are so well designed and solid.

Thank you so much for visiting my blog and commenting on my art! I'll be adding you to my links for sure.

Michael said...

this is great!

lyon said...

Holy crud! Half the internet is here to check out your blog. Great stuff. Your work is like sweet sweet candy. The color!

Jo Bling said...

Terrific Todd. I'd like to cuddle him but I fear he'd rend my limbs from my torso! :-D

Andrea said...

This gorilla is fucking cool! It's awesome!!! He looks like a pretty boy, a "figo" (it means 'cool' in italian), haha!
Ciao!

potato farm girl said...

At first I was like "Oh cute pink belly!" Then I enlarged the picture and he was full of texture!! Amazing!

Ryan said...

Haha brilliant! You've seen Snowflake the gorilla I'm guessing? Anyway, awesome stuff.

Ariel said...

Great illo Todd! Love the soft pastel look :)

ariel
sketchees.blogspot.com

Cesare Asaro said...

It’s been a couple of weeks since I stop by, and… it’s always good to see inspiring work.

Drazen said...

hee hee
cool ape

Amy Zaleski said...

I'm amazed with your digital skills. Wish I could do this! Thanks for commenting on my blog!

Sabrina Eras said...

hahahaha
awesome!!!
lokk like a frind of mine... :P
kss

jordan wan said...

Wow,

That's sick!

Jose Darias said...

the gorila hair is wonderfull man , i guess that you did it with a oil camel brush.

Ivana Lagartija said...

this is my favorite!!

Vidyanand Kamat said...

All the characters are just Amazing!
Especially the Gorrila. His Hairs, his expressions are gr8!
Visit ur blog regularly to c great peace of art.
Fabulous!

http://www.vkamatillustrations.blogspot.com/

designboot said...

hi man!

Nice character! Like it a lot.

BoB said...

i like the look on his face and the coloring

Mélanie Giguère-Gilbert said...

WOW! I love this Character :) and I love all your work. :)
Bravo! J'adore !