Sunday, April 06, 2008

My friend Frank Rocco and I have been developing our own intellectual property for animation either CG or 2D. Here is a sneak peak at some of the work. If you happen to be a studio and would like more details you can contact me @ silvertoons@yahoo.com





27 comments:

Joe Karg said...

Sign me up dude. This looks incredibly fun and imaginative.

Peace,
Joe

Fabianv said...

That's pretty awesome! Speaking of intellectual property, how do you actually protect an identity that you've created like in your case that skull logo. I have an idea in particular that I'm afraid to publicize since I don't want someone stealing it.

hicham rahmah said...

i like ur work a looooooooot

Rodrigo said...

looks fun! good luck at the pitch!

Jason Seiler said...

Whoa, looks sweet Stephen!!!!!

tinylittlesandra said...

I've been cruisin your blog, and website for years now - I'd be interested to hear who picks this up, cos I wanna work for them! :o)

stephen Silver said...

Fabianv,

The best thing you can do is not only copyright it, and that occurs from the moment you create it. but you can officially do it through the www.copyright.gov website and use form VA. Also the best thing to do is publish it. get it out there and let it be seen. That shows a date it was in use. If someone is going to be low enough to steal someone else's idea, they are going to do it. My advise is to take risks and just do it. Let people see what it is your trying to protect, it will let others know that you did it first. And of course you can always just keep it to yourself and pitch it to studios.
hope that helps.

Munchanka said...

Cool characters Stephen. This would be great stop motion, for a very caricatured sense of motion to compliment the design. Can't wait to see more!

Bryan Wynia said...

Wow, these are so fun man. Good luck and I hope to see more of these characters in the future. Great concept, I love the pirate hiding in the coat!

Tancredo said...

Hey Stephen,
very nice characters. And what about Channel Frederator or Screen Novelties International ? I bet they would love these as an animated series. Just an idea. Good luck with the project!

Adolfo Rodriguez said...

neat, very cool art pieces

Adolfo.

wolfboy said...

Hey man; nice layouts and assembly of crowds.

Mick said...

looks really cool and best of all 'silly'. Good luck with it.

I was also inspired by you to make a 'film it as you draw it' tutorial. It's pretty much dumber than yours but it's a set in the right direction.

Again, cheers for the inspiration

Mukpuddy said...

Wow dude, very cool!!

Gonzalo Facio said...

Amazing designs!! I love your style. I'd like you visit my works!
All the best

Lorraine said...

Awsome stuff! Hope it works out!

Lorraine said...

awsome stuff! Hope it works out!

Kei Acedera said...

Wow those are really awesome designs Stephen!! I love that full page with all the monsters. See you soon!!

AFLA said...

Really impresive designs Stephen. Hope the show turns out really good. My best wishes for your new work

Mac McCool said...

You and Rocco!!! That's going to be quite the team!!! Hope you're well, Stephen!!!

Rochelle LorrĂ¡e said...

Really love what yo do.

David Colman said...

keep pitching it around!!! I think its a clever idea

Josh Howell said...

Awesome character designs, I love your work. Mike Manley is actually my figure drawing teacher, and he brought in a copy of your book LIFE, and we used it as a basis for really pushing our figures today. Thanks for being an inspiration, Im planning on signing up for your class as soon as I save up the money.

Mike Mac said...

amazing work as always!

Maria Bolton-Joubert said...

FUN STUFF! :)

rick from ontario said...

( numerous 'wows' overlapping each other with a slowly rising crescendo and then the tapering off of said crescendo more gradual still. a couple of 'gee whizzes' and 'holy friks' escaping the joyous din of the more audible and chorus like 'wows' towards the end/sharp exhales also overlapped and crescendoed } :)

Romil Feliciano said...

Great work man!