Wednesday, August 13, 2008

This is a sketch that I did for the Totoro Forest Project. Such an amazing group of artist working together for a great purpose. If you haven't checked out the art yet, you should.
I wasn't actually asked to contribute, but I felt compelled to give something to such a worthy cause. I sent the pic off to Dice Tsutsumi hoping that he could use it in some way or another. Sadly, they weren't accepting any more works of art ... late again Rawls!!! Its all good though. I told Dice that it was more of a gift and a token of my desire to help than anything.
For those of you interested in donating, head over to the site. For those willing to fly to Pixar to attend the show, get your tickets now because I'm sure they'll go fast.
Bonus - buying a ticket means getting a book with all the art! Sweet deal.

Here's a little info from the site-

Many of you have been wondering when and how you can buy tickets for the upcoming Totoro Forest Art Auction Benefit Event to be held here at Pixar on September 6th. Finally we are ready to start selling these online! The first pre-sale will start monday 8/11 at 10am. Here's the options available - Please note that all tickets include the stunning Art of Totoro Forest Book (worth $40)

Forest Friend - 100$ regular admission + book.
Forest Sponsor - 200$ includes admission + book + signed limited edition print
Forest Champion - $300 includes middle VIP live auction seating + book + signed limited edition print + gift certificate to Blowfish Sushi
Forest Hero - $500 includes front VIP live auction seating + book + an original drawing by one of the artists


  1. Nice!!!!

    When do you have time to do all this???

  2. they r so cute and fun:)
    I wish I could be part of the show :0

  3. Your totoro sketch is soo CUTE!!!

  4. very nice, i really like that the colors make it look like viewed through a filter!
    i hope you all make lots of money so that the forest-fatty is able to stay in his forest.

  5. Bummer you couldn't get in on time broheme! Hopefully a new forest will be selected next year, it is definitely a worthy cause.

  6. ahahaa cool image!
    It would've been nice to see it in the book!

  7. David - oh you know...when I'm at work!.... just kidding... when I should be sleeping.

    Wynne - too.

    Alina - Thanks my friend! Can't go wrong in the cute department with a character like Totoro.

    Andreas - Hey thanks! I hope so to!

    Peter - It sure is!

    Pascal - Hey my friend, thanks!! Yea, I woulda liked that too...but I'm sure the book will do just fine without me.

  8. WOW!!!very beautiful!!love all the composition and colors!!
    Totoro project RULES!!!
    I tried to contribute with a painting too, but...too late...:(
    I'm still want to paint something...but I don't know...

  9. That TFP sketch rocks! Congrats!


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