Dynamic Dreamer ~ Art Weaver

The Ghostly, Mythic, Tarot & Fairy Tale musings of Lisa Hunt

Art Blocks for Ghana

| September 25, 2010

A few months ago, my friend and fellow artist Rachel Tiep-Daniels asked me to participate in a fundraiser called “Art Blocks for Ghana”. Rachel, who has spent the past decade as a visual developer/3D artist for DreamWorks and Blue Sky Productions (Ice Age, Kung Fu Panda, Monster’s vs. Aliens) always finds time to give back to the world by helping raise money for children in need. You can read more about Rachel’s work at the Picture Book Project Foundation…

Dream Ghosts, Pain & Shakespeare

| September 17, 2010

The Ghost of Banquo came to me in a dream. I saw him with vacant eyes and a wise aura. I saw stillness and movement all at once and it dominated my unconscious. It was as though The Ghost of Banquo was trying to tell me something—a prescient figure with an important message…

Battlefield Ghosts: Documenting the Painting Process & a Little Stop-Motion too!

| September 8, 2010

Many of you may not realize that I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Animation back when few schools offered it. I graduated at the top of my class, not because I had the greatest animations but because I integrated my watercolor paintings within a 3D environment. My work was different and bold and was demonstrative of a wee bit of creative rebellion. I did not follow any portfolio model, but rather I set out to create my own…