Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Monday, May 26, 2008
Blue-collar tough, hometown proud
- Ryan Malone is the only Pittsburgh native to be drafted by and play for the Penguins.
PITTSBURGH -- When Ryan Malone looks up at the worn, empty seats at Mellon Arena, he doesn't see an aging hockey mausoleum, but rather something more comforting, something more closely akin to home.
Up there, near the private boxes, is where Malone and his younger brother Mark played hide-and-seek. Beyond the boxes was where they rollerbladed while their father, Greg, worked in the offices beneath the stands as the director of amateur scouting.
Out of sight, in the Penguins dressing room, is where NHL players quizzed the young Malone boys on how many pieces of gum they could cram in their mouth at the same time.
Just a few feet away, where the ice surface is now quiet and clean, is where Ryan, Mark and Greg played shinny with the kids of Pittsburgh icons such as Craig Patrick and Ed Johnston after Penguins practices.
"I can remember taking the diaper bag and taking them to the rink," Greg Malone recently told ESPN.com.
Many pro hockey players move in a straight line -- a dominating star in some small town, moving steadily forward to bigger and
Ryan Malone is the only Pittsburgh native to be drafted by and play for the Penguins.
Ryan Malone wears No. 12 in honor of his father, Greg, who played for the Penguins from 1976-83.
Greg Malone hails another blue-collar town, the Miramichi area of New Brunswick in Atlantic Canada. He was drafted by the Penguins (19th overall) in the 1976 draft and played 704 NHL games and scored a career-high 35 goals in 1978-79.
By Scott Burnside
Saturday, May 24, 2008
Friday, May 23, 2008
A FEW MORE
16 Down 29 to go!
Labels: yummy yummy fish heads
Thursday, May 22, 2008
NEW BG LINEWORK
Love this shot.mucking about with dual ground plain focal point overlays...not working here though.
working ok here though, I think.
I thought keeping each element individually monochromatic would be fun. I always had that intent but then realized the last chicken design and the bg's were off. Hope it's all fixed now.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Saturday, May 17, 2008
Labels: Stickshifts and saftey belts
Friday, May 16, 2008
SHOT - 05
Pretty sure I got the kinda look I want. Perhaps some last minute tweaking is in order for these textures later on. but for now....s'okay.
Thanks for the suggestion slambo, i'm going to give that a go... could be bingosville for the bg's!
Labels: Wanna touch the cake
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
SHOT 03 - TESTO
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Friday, May 09, 2008
MR.BANKS MAIN MODEL STUFF
Good to be drawing again!