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Studio projects

Animation Development and Production

Click the still below for frame-by-frame 2D animation in the form of graphite pencil black-and-white sketches drawn on paper of the handcrafted character Petals and Her Paintbrush.

2D cartoon character model sheet
Cartoon color keys

Tap the screen below to take a RIX-themed firsthand perspective 3D computer-animated dark ride around the world.

Amusement park attraction concept development 3D animation

Press the PLAY button below to view preliminary cartoon story development created on a homemade traditional 2D animation table for that free range Grade AA good egg BUCK BUCKAA!

2D animation background design art

Animated character waves
Character Experience

Quality co-viewing for the whole family

Characters from the stories come to life at a winter holiday happening in the PNW.

Sparkle and cheer. Season's Greetings to you and yours from the studio.

Happy Holiday Wishes from Heart Cockle

A spooky treat for your eyeballs if you're brave enough. So scary, the studio name on the planchette-shaped logo contains three hidden sixes that are backwards!

Happy Halloween

Studio Handiwork

Theme design and construction for a mom-and-pop comfort food/gift "harbor spot" for travelers at a ferry dock in some sleepy backwater on the Puget Sound.

Theme design for family entertainment

HeartCockle Entertainment themed experience

Concept design studio in Lynnwood, WA

Themed environments for families

Food and gift shop design

One-of-a-kind finds

Window shopping goodness

Shop exterior

Volunteer work for a Pacific Northwest nonprofit organization sewing feeding tubes and other medical equipment into stuffed animals given to children with matching medical needs so they have a friend through good times and hard times.

Feeding tube plush toys

Best Christmas ever to arrange the nonprofit's holiday fundraiser. I asked It's A Wonderful Life actress Karolyn "Zuzu Bailey" Grimes to sign the wings of an angel themed stuffed animal for the auction and she graciously donated a signed copy of her book. The bear even plays a heartwarming message that Karolyn recorded when you press its paw. Here is the image I created for the event --

Karolyn Grimes with feeding tube stuffed animal

First Look

Eventually some sort of loyalty program might be good. Free giveaway ideas in the works: Hand poured soy wax candles inspired by Zoobaybay pleasantly scented with lemon pound cake, citrus, and vanilla fragrance oils. Created in upcycled glass containers with all natural cotton wicks that are metal free. The tags are hand stamped vintage tartlet tins.

Hand poured soy candle materials

Here's a glimpse at the huggable plush toy Petals and Her Paintbrush collectible. Petals is handmade with multi-colored fleece material under-stuffed with polyester fibers. Her paintbrush is a combination of felt and fleece. Petals has child safe embroidered eyes, suitable for ages 3 and up.

Handcrafted plush toy collectible Petals and Her Painbrush

Night light design

"Multiple colors flew from the paintbrush bristles and splashed onto the wall dripping into the shape of a door with luminescence like stained glass, opened by a doorknob that hummed a lovely song."

Design for Petals and Her Paintbrush inspired night light. Packaging made from handmade paper embedded with flower seeds to draw on, plant, and grow.

Creative Process

Some fun designs from parade floats, community stage play set build stuff, fan productions, to a booth with a love for all things vintage.

Parade float design

Stage play promo

Stage set

Cast photo

Album covers

Fan produced series

Vintage booth

The OG

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Entertainment that families can watch together

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