Noe Rueda grew up poor on Chicago’s West Side. As young as 8 years old, he relied on his budding entrepreneurial talents to help his mom and three siblings make ends meet.
Clumsy feet. Animation by Tim.
Animation art by Tim! Stephen gets a lot of credit for design that was well-established in his storyboard.
Notice how it gets more simple by the time the final is done. That happens a lot, and usually it also means it gets better.
Hello! Mushroom Park has become a pretty quiet place for the last couple months. There are 2 good reasons -
1) I moved cross country to California
2) It was always meant as a place to practice with characters I am hoping to put in a film.
I am back on the Mushroom Park beat, but now it will be aimed towards planning a film. From time to time, I will share that work here on the Mushroom Park Tumblr. Hope you enjoy it!
Zombie drug addicts by Tim.
Remembering all the loved ones lost in the 9/11 attacks, and the first responders who gave their lives working to save them.
Alex Fernandez (left) talking to his former student Noe Rueda (right) at the StoryCorps booth.
School is back! And next Thursday the story of Noe Rueda working to be the first in his family to attend college will debut as a standalone short (it originally aired as part of the 1/2 hour StoryCorps special).