Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Line by Line

Illustrator James McMullan has been doing a wonderful series on the basics of drawing for the New York Times.
Click below to check out the series of 11 installments.
Great reading for all artists, from beginners to pros.


Sunday, November 14, 2010

Shannon Morgan

A heart touching tribute by Kathy Briant the mother of Shannon Morgan, an Alberta College of Art and Design graduate of the Visual Communications Design program who committed suicide in 2009.
The Calgary Herald article is HERE

Please take a moment to visit the website about Shannon and her artwork

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Geoff Mcfetridge

ACAD grad Geoff Mcfetridge directed/animated the latest OK GO Video. Cool!


Monday, November 1, 2010

Governor General's Literary Awards 2010 - Renata Liwska

ACAD alumni and faculty member Renata Liwska is a finalist for this years Governor General's Awards in the category of children's literature - illustration. She is nominated for The Quiet Book written by Deborah Underwood which debuted last spring at #5 on the New York Times Bestseller List and was on the list for 13 weeks. She was also recently awarded a gold medal from the prestigious Society of Illustrators in New York where she took the top prize in "The Original Art" an exhibit celebrating the fine art of children's book illustration, which is on display at the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators in New York City from October 20 through November 24, 2010.