This Pirate Gets Around

Some old drawings from an uninstructed gesture drawing workshop at Nickelodeon. Piracy has become so sophisticated that most old-style buccaneers can’t find work in their trade, but Nick keeps a couple on the payroll for study of their costume and expression. With the emphasis placed on drawing squinty sneers and tattered rags, I gather that most animation is based on careful study of these fellows.

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