I've been at Microsoft, working on video games, for 10 and a half years. For 10 of those years I've worked on one Flight Simulator title after another, lastly holding the Art Director position for ACES studio-- makers of Microsoft Train Simulator, Combat Simulator, Flight Simulator and now ESP. I've met and worked with great people, and I'm proud of the work that we've done.
All things change though, and so it's my happy opportunity to tell y'all that I'm leaving Microsoft (my last day as a full time employee will be Friday December 21, 2007) to pursue my first love:
I realize that may induce a few 'hunhs?!!?' in the audience, but before I started pushing pixels around, I was a traditional artist.
So, yep. I'm going home to paint pretty pictures, and hopefully to sell enough of them to buy food and pay the mortgage.
I of course have a website:
And while I haven't been blogging regularly here, I have been doing a bunch of blogging here:
Please stop by, and take a look. Sign up to have paintings delivered to your e-mail inbox as I post 'em!
Heck, while you're at it, buy a couple! :)
I'll still pop up at ACES now and again to do some side work for the studio, so y'all haven't seen the last of me yet...