Saturday, March 28, 2015

Reflections on the Art & Influence of Tim Burton article by Katherine Toms


Katherine Toms @KTw1tty mentioned Edward Gorey and myself in a very good article she posted today about Tim Burton & his art exhibition.

I was very humbled to be in the same sentence as Gorey and Burton. (thx Katherine)

Check it out in the article below:



Cheers

Friday, March 27, 2015

Inspector Gadget debuts on Netflix US today!




The new Inspector Gadget show I worked on last year is now streaming episodes today (March 27) exclusively on Netflix US.

Description: Inspector Gadget is back and must face his old enemy, the evil Dr. Claw, who has reactivated M.A.D., his global crime syndicate.

http://www.netflix.com/inspectorgadget



Below is my end credit card for the show:


I'll be putting together a new section in my PORTFOLIO just for my Inspector Gadget work.


I'll do another post when its ready.

Cheers

Ken

Friday, March 06, 2015

Edward Scissorhands and Kim


I did a bit of experimenting for this Edward and Kim piece

Enjoy

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Character Concepts for "The World of Snowboy & Crow" Series 2 Episode 9!



Here's some character concepts and inspiration for Series 2 Episode 9 of "The World of Snowboy & Crow"!

Be sure to catch them in action in Episode 9 from Series 2 on Youtube!



Enjoy

Cheers

Ken

Sunday, March 01, 2015

The Series Finale!!! The World of Snowboy & Crow - Episode #9 "The End or Is It?!?"


The final episode from series 2 of "The World of Snowboy & Crow" is now online on Youtube!

EPISODE #9: 

"The End or Is It?!?"

Series 2 Description:

The World of Snowboy & Crow: Series 2 is a continuation of the hit web series of animated shorts created in 2012 by director Ken Turner and animated by Freak Show Studios. The characters Snowboy & Crow have made cameos in the short films "Attack of the Giant Vegetable Monsters" and "TiM". They've also appeared in their own mini-comic entitled "The World of Snowboy & Crow" in 2010 created and illustrated by Ken Turner.

Your favorite snowy land characters are back in all new adventures. This time around mysteries are answered from Series 1. Such as where did Crow get that "magic bean"? What happened to Snowboy's hat that made him get a new one? Where did Snowgirl come from?

Enjoy the further adventures of these two misunderstood child-like characters living in a snowy landscape full of fairy tale characters, witches, monsters, death and love.

Click below to watch:



Spread the Word

Enjoy

Cheers

Ken

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Character Concepts for "The World of Snowboy & Crow" Series 2 Episode 8!







Here's some character concepts and inspiration for Series 2 Episode 8 of "The World of Snowboy & Crow"!

Be sure to catch them in action in Episode 8 from Series 2 on Youtube!



Enjoy

Cheers

Ken

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

"Little Red Riding Hood" characters

Here's a "Little Red Riding Hood" character lineup I did for fun

(influenced by the work of Vaughn Pinpin and Tim Burton)





 

Enjoy

Friday, January 16, 2015

NEW! "The World of Snowboy & Crow" Series 2 - Episode #8 : FROSTBITE



A new episode from Series 2 of The World of Snowboy & Crow is now online!

Episode #8 : FROSTBITE

Enjoy via the link:


Cheers

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Gizmo Baggins


Another mash up piece I did...Gizmo Baggins!

Happy New Year

Enjoy

- Ken

Friday, December 26, 2014

The Grinch-y Joker


Here's a mash up piece I did...The Grinch-y Joker!

Merry Christmas

Enjoy

- Ken

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Hello Ladies!


Here's a Hello Ladies sketch of Stephen Merchant as awkward Casanova "Stuart Pritchard"...

"Single and desperate to mingle!"

Monday, November 17, 2014

Derek - "Kindness is Magic"


Here's a Derek sketch I did...

"Kindness is Magic"

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Dumb & Dumber - "Harry & Lloyd" sketch


Here's a Dumb & Dumber sketch of Harry & Lloyd I did for Sketch Dailies.

"For Harry and Lloyd every day is a no-brainer."

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Harry Potter


Here's a reworked design I did of Harry Potter.  I got a new Cintiq so I'll try to update this blog with new work more frequently now.

Expecto Patronum!!!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

World Screen Exclusive clip for the new INSPECTOR GADGET series


 

World Screen has an exclusive clip for the new INSPECTOR GADGET series I've been working on.

Check it out: 


I worked on the following in the clip:

2D fire animation and title splash bg in the OPENING SEQUENCE 
design and animation of the TITLE CARD
8 shots of 2D animated sequences

Sunday, September 21, 2014

My new TIM BURTON caricature...


In anticipation for BIG EYES, here's my new TIM BURTON caricature...enjoy!

Friday, August 22, 2014

FANEXPO TORONTO 2014 - Aug. 28th - 31st


I'll be at FANEXPO TORONTO again this year and at the same TABLE A209.

Be sure to stop by and check out my new prints including GUARDIANS OF THE GRAVITY FALLS & X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST.

I'll be giving this HOOK print FREE with any purchase made at my table.  Get it while supplies last.


See you all there!!

Cheers

- Ken

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Guardians of the Gravity Falls

A certain Marvel movie and a certain Disney animated series premiered recently, so it seemed only fitting that they get the Frankenstein treatment...Enjoy!

"GUARDIANS OF THE GRAVITY FALLS"


*UPDATE:

Here's the full cast version with the character mash-up names:



Cheers

Ken

Sunday, May 25, 2014

My fan-art "X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST" poster!


I got very inspired after watching the brilliant "X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST" to create my own mondo-esque poster for the film.

Check it out!

Cheers

Ken

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Character Concepts for "The World of Snowboy & Crow" Series 2 Episode 7!





Here's the character concepts for Series 2 of "The World of Snowboy & Crow"!

Be sure to catch them in action in the first episode from Series 2 online at FilmAnnex!


http://youtu.be/9iJKD00F9ws

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLKrgVwA6G2IBk9sIGf3xxA

Enjoy

Cheers

Ken

Monday, February 24, 2014

NEW Series 2 Poster for "The World of Snowboy & Crow"!


Here's Poster #2 for Series 2 of "The World of Snowboy & Crow"!

Be sure to catch the first episode from Series 2 online at FilmAnnex!



https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLKrgVwA6G2IBk9sIGf3xxA

Enjoy

Cheers

Ken

Thursday, February 20, 2014

They're Back!!! The World of Snowboy & Crow - Episode #7 "The Origin of the Magic Bean"


The first episode from series 2 of "The World of Snowboy & Crow" is now online at FilmAnnex!

EPISODE #7: 


Series 2 Description:

The World of Snowboy & Crow: Series 2 is a continuation of the hit web series of animated shorts created in 2012 by director Ken Turner and animated by Freak Show Studios. The characters Snowboy & Crow have made cameos in the short films "Attack of the Giant Vegetable Monsters" and "TiM". They've also appeared in their own mini-comic entitled "The World of Snowboy & Crow" in 2010 created and illustrated by Ken Turner.

Your favorite snowy land characters are back in all new adventures. This time around mysteries are answered from Series 1. Such as where did Crow get that "magic bean"? What happened to Snowboy's hat that made him get a new one? What started the epic snowball fight between Snowboy and Crow? Where did Snowgirl come from?

Enjoy the further adventures of these two misunderstood child-like characters living in a snowy landscape full of fairy tale characters, witches, monsters, death and love.



Spread the Word

Enjoy

Cheers

Ken

NEW Poster for Series 2 of The World of Snowboy & Crow!



Here's an exclusive poster from Series 2 of The World of Snowboy & Crow!

You can see this poster on the right side bar - (below it will be where each new episode will have its own click-able banner) 

Enjoy...

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLKrgVwA6G2IBk9sIGf3xxA

Cheers

Sunday, February 02, 2014

...More Early Series 2 Concepts of Snowboy & Crow!

More exclusive sneak peeks at early concepts from Series 2 of The World of Snowboy & Crow!

Enjoy...


Cheers

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Early Series 2 Concepts of Snowboy & Crow!

An exclusive sneak peek at early concepts from Series 2 of The World of Snowboy & Crow!

Enjoy...

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLKrgVwA6G2IBk9sIGf3xxA

Cheers

Monday, December 16, 2013

Lydia & Beetlejuice


Here's my Lydia & Beetlejuice character piece.  I've been wanting to do a Lydia piece for awhile and finally found some time before the holidays.  Click on it to enlarge!

I've also made this available as a print in my store.  

Check it out at the link below:


Cheers

Monday, November 18, 2013

Meet the most spaced-out crew in the galaxy!


Here's my FIREFLY character piece I finished last week. Click on it to enlarge!

I'll make this available as a print for any upcoming events I'm at.  I've also made it available as a print in my store.  

Check it out at the link below:


Cheers

Friday, November 08, 2013

Hal-Con starts today!

http://hal-con.com/


HAL-CON starts today and runs through Sunday.

I did a run of art prints with some new ones and fan favourites.  So be sure to come by my table, which is #117.  

Here are the hours for the show:

 FRIDAY:12PM - 7PM
SATURDAY: 9AM - 7PM
SUNDAY: 9AM - 6PM

Cheers

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Ken Turner 2013 Work Reel and Portfolio Updates!


 I've finished updating my portfolio and updating my work reel.

Check it all out at the link below or by clicking the image!



 Cheers

Monday, October 14, 2013

"The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" Fan Art




I made these new pieces to be made into art prints for the Halifax Comic Con otherwise known as "HAL-CON" which happens next month, November 8-10.  Look for my table # 117 where I'll have my books, prints and postcards.


See you there

Cheers