Friday, July 31, 2009


Always loved Sweeney Todd. The Burton film was a little too dark and lacked some comedy and fun but I loved the huge theatrical score and the muted color.  Up top is my pixel version of the original stage production staring Angela Lansbury and Len Cariou -- lighter, funnier yet still awesomely dark. Nice muted late-70's palate too...  

(Copyright 2009 Sam Levine)


I like experimenting with reducing characters to their simplest form.  Here are some classic transformers, pixelized.  The top one has tiny flesh-colored guys, 2 pixels high that represent human scale. 

(Copyright 2009 Sam Levine)

Friday, July 24, 2009

Blogging at Comicon. Or.. Comiblogging. Blogicomming. Blogicon. Yeah...

So here I am. Comicon 2009. I have nothing to say other than this is my tenth year here I think. I bought some toys and I'm chasing my 2 boys now and then. Kind of love coming here. But it's exhausting.  

Above is the worst photo from comicon ever taken and shared on a blog. It's that short nerdy guy from G4 who talks like French Stewart or something. Saw John Lithgow at the hotel yesterday. He was smiling, happily taking pictures with folks.

Going back to the floor now.  Wish me luck.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Friday, July 17, 2009

I like Transformers

I like toys. And transforming toys are even better. And toys based on transforming toys that don't transform are cool too. This is Robot Heroes Rodimus riding Transformers Animated Oil Slick.  

Oh. And about that new Transformers movie.  What a mess. :(

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Self Portrait '99

Drew this of myself while working at Disney Feature Animation on the unreleased production called Wild Life. (Copyright 2009 Sam Levine)

My First Blog Post!

This is my first post.  Not sure what I'm going to use this blog for.  We'll see what it evolves into. Thanks for stopping by.  ~Sam

Don't know what this whole area is for

Watch this space, because it will soon have lots of amazing stuff. For example Bold type like this. Different colored words! Amazing things are in store for this box of text. Do not doubt this. Okay I lied. Nothing happening here.