My life, work and inspiration

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Welcome to my personal website. I'm an artist who became a comic book publisher, animator, producer and director. Besides comics and animation, I've devoted years of my working life to video games, software, and website development. I'm happily married and have two successful sons, Ricky and Timothy. My wife Connie is an artist and organic gardener who had two one-woman art shows. I'm from Springfield, Missouri, but I lived in the Republic of Panama 1965-1967, and in Colorado Springs, Colorado for most of my life. As of August 2017, Connie and I have been enjoying a new life in a fringe of the Ozarks, in Eastern Oklahoma near the Arkansas border.

My career began with the January, 1973 founding of Everyman Studios in Colorado Springs, Colorado. My partners were Darrel Anderson, Tom Haber, Rick Berry and William Kirk Kennedy (1953-2010). We painted, drew comics, painted illustrations and played chess. Soon the place became a publishing house with the advent of Everyman Flyer, Realm, Scrabbits Reno Comics, Platinum Toad, Cascade Comix Monthly and a plethora of other small press, alternative publications. They are all valuable collector's items now.

As the years passed, the other founders of the studio drifted away, gradually replaced by younger artists. In 1981 I converted Everyman into a successful animation studio. This work continues to engage me, and since 1994, my studio has been called ARG! Cartoon Animation.

I love what I do, and I'm passionate about sharing my knowledge with those who want to learn. The studio where I spend my days has helped more than 200 artists and animators get their careers started. It's wonderful to see our former animators, artists, technicians and other interns' names in the credits of blockbuster movies, hit TV shows and games.

This site isn't intended to be about my work in the ARG! Studio, or my internet startup CityStar, or even Everyman Studios, where I began my artistic collaborations. It's really about my life, reflections and creative vision. I'm looking forward to sharing my thoughts and memories on this website, so thanks for visiting, and please come back soon.     read more...

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