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Hello! My name is Palmer. I'm a generalist, living and working in West Jordan, Utah, USA. I got my Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in animation from Columbus College of Art & Design in 2016. You can see my portfolio, demo reel, and résumé at palmeranimates.wordpress.com

I animate using on a refurbished HP Z400 workstation running /Linux, and a 20-inch Yiynova tablet monitor. I love drawing with lots of squash, stretch, smears, and multiples.

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“The sooner you make your first five thousand mistakes, the sooner you will be able to correct them.”
—Kimon Nicolaides, The Natural Way to Draw

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“The way to learn to draw is by drawing. People who make art must not merely know about it. [...] A scientist may know all about aeronautics without being able to handle an airplane. It is only by flying that he can develop the senses for flying. If I were asked what one thing more than any other would teach a student how to draw, I should answer, ‘Drawing — incessantly, furiously, painstakingly drawing.’”
—Kimon Nicolaides, The Natural Way to Draw

Just got my EFF Panopticlick results... and an appeal to share the tool on birdsite, book-of-faces, and geeplus.

Roffle.

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Jobless, inventory clearance to pay the bills 17 Feb: hand flowers (3 black, 2 green, 1 red, 1 blue, 1 purple, 1 green/orange in stock) and hand armor (purple shown, also have 1 in blue), $25 each including USA shipping, paypal.me/tarlimanjoppos #maille #chainmail #jewelry #art #mastoart

Been pretty sick the last couple of weeks, so I haven't gotten much new drawing done. Here are a few random sketchbook pages from sometime last year. Drawn from reference photos at line-of-action.com, as usual.

“The sooner you make your first five thousand mistakes, the sooner you will be able to correct them.”
—Kimon Nicolaides, The Natural Way to Draw

“The way to learn to draw is by drawing. People who make art must not merely know about it. [...] A scientist may know all about aeronautics without being able to handle an airplane. It is only by flying that he can develop the senses for flying. If I were asked what one thing more than any other would teach a student how to draw, I should answer, ‘Drawing — incessantly, furiously, painstakingly drawing.’”
—Kimon Nicolaides, The Natural Way to Draw

A little influence map for Sarah. I took a lot of inspiration from cartoon characters I love, be it design choices, personality, way of speaking, etc.

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First sketch of 2019. Corinthian capital from a broken set piece at an ad agency in American Fork, Utah.

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My brother just sent me this link with a bunch of production art from Into the Spiderverse. Thought I'd share the awesome. kotaku.com/the-art-of-spider-m

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