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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Rockettes' Christmas Show

For a brief period in 2010, I was one of the Art Directors on the Rockette's Christmas Show at Radio City Music Hall. Some of the design work I did can be seen here:

This is my rough concept for the "Gingerbread Village":

Once approved by the director of the show, I cleaned up the design to establish a style for the architecture and landscape:

After the style was established, I began work on some of the details and a floorplan of the environment for the Model Dept:


  1. I just found your blog, you have beautiful work!!

  2. Beautiful Backgrounds! Do you have links to the final animations? I'm designing the back drop for a "stop-motion" and really enjoy seeing your progression from concept to final product

  3. This is not a Stop Motion production. This was designed as a 4k cg/3D matte painting for use behind performers on stage. Thanks for checking out my blog!