Thursday, March 16, 2006

Cosby. Russell Cosby.

Russell is my contribution to Sacks's's "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" Throwback Thursday challenge.

http://sacks10.blogspot.com/

Those Cosby Kids sure had fun learning lessons and playing in their junk band. When I think of all the found garbage I played with as a kid, I'm just glad I had all my shots.

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TV Party has the real lowdown on the show. A good read for any fan.

Here are some amazing production sketches and other bits from the original Fat Albert special, which I haven't yet had the chance to see. Argh.

This site has a couple of Fat Albert-related tracks originally from Cosby's live 1967 album "Revenge" up for download. I suggest you check 'em out.



Old Weird Harold
Fat Albert (Buck Buck)
Revenge


And what would this party be without Herbie Hancock's classic theme song? Nothin'. That's what.

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Haha! 5 minutes + hour-long "Grounded For Life" break + 8 minutes = New World Record! I am the greatest!

28 comments:

wintermonkey said...

thatba isba reallyba suh-buh-weet-ba.
thanks for the links as well.

UrbanBarbarian said...

NICE! Have you ever worked in animation? I think you'd be great designeer.

z0mbi said...

Nice. I remember being pissed off when they stopped showing that show.

Jav said...

Wow!
Great piece!
Nice stuff ya got here...

SACKS said...

Great piece, man. Thanks for submitting and good luck.

Darryl Young said...

Like school in summer.....
No class!

(beauty, sir spacesick .... beauty)

Virginia Valle said...

:P Busy!!! great post!!!is a great work :) keep it up!!!

Virginia Valle said...

thanks for the email

Goobeetsablog said...

haha.

good set of colors.
your lines are become a thing of their own.

-brian

spacesick said...

Well thanks, guys and guyettes! All of your comments have been sent to my fake-publisher to be printed on the back of new fake-book jacket. No take-backs.

No, I haven't worked in animation just yet, but here's hoping.

paublo said...

thanks for the kind words...and now giving me the chance to see your amazing work!!! cheers:)

Angela said...

Russell is absolutely adorable. I just want to hug him and squeeze him! His outfit reminds me of Paddington Bear.

Great links you post, too.

martin wittig said...

Nice Russell! I really dig the colors too!!

Jay D Smith said...

good stuff, i didnt get around to doing a fat albert drawing in the end.

oh well!!

St John Street said...

Hey love the new post thank so much for the kind words hope your fine take care!!!

spacesick said...

Thanks guys! I appreciate it. There were a lot of great entries to this thing last time I checked. I can't wait to see the rest.

In all the commotion I forgot to post an actual picture of the original character design. Oh well, I think we've all moved on by now.

reboundicon said...

lookin good as always space

nightwing said...

first place...not too shabby

lafe said...

congrats and sweet pic

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Carlos V. said...

nice job on winning first place spacesick!! It looks like you had a blast with this piece and it shows on it. I love the backdrop and the linework! Goodjob!!

wintermonkey said...

i'm sensing a little ohio nepotism here.

nicotine said...

I was on www.drawn.ca yesterday, and they linked to this contest. As soon as the window opened I saw your piece and knew it was you. Congratulations, that's some mighty fine work right there!

Michael Wolff said...

veddy veddy good
thou art an artist pure
totally rad ya know?
...
Seriously, I've enjoyed what I've seen, keep up the good work.

Michael Wolff
http://putonthisearth.blogspot.com/

Michael said...

Ah, Russell... I was always perplexed by the Cosby Kids as a, well, kid. The live action film did nothing to help me out.

Cool colors and design Spacesick!

ridd1 said...

nice job. hope you win!

warren said...

Hey hey hey!

Sounded/looked like fun! Three weeks ago I actually met a guy who worked on those. I just about wet myself. Then I bought him a beer and suggested we go through some bins. He left.

Congrats on the win...

spacesick said...

Thanks guys! I had a blast making it. I just wanted to join in to show my love for the show, and I wouldn't have guessed the outcome in a million-kajillion years.