Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Jessica Phillips

Jessica is a recent grad of the illustration program at ACAD.
Check out her website here:

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Fear of Failure

Some great video clips featuring designers talking on the theme "Fear of Failure".
Here are the videos: http://vimeo.com/berghsexhibition11/videos

This one is Milton Glaser (source SwissMiss)

Milton Glaser – on the fear of failure. from Berghs' Exhibition '11 on Vimeo.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Matt Luckhurst

ACAD graduate Matt Luckhurst is featured in this month's Communication Arts 2011 Illustration Awards Annual for his animated music video for SMALLTOWN ROMEO.

Boom by Smalltown Romeo, Feat. Shad from mattluckhurst on Vimeo.


Monday, May 9, 2011

ACAD instructor Paul Bazay's company has created a simple, but clever product - Gridbooks. The book they are currently showcasing is the AD Book, This notebook is designed for web designers and advertising art directors. It features a 15-point dot grid that divides into four, five or six columns. It also includes storyboard outlines for three standard ad units: a leaderboard, skyscraper and big box. Opposite the grid, a notes page includes lined paper and a checklist for action items.

Visit the Gridbook site to learn more and/or purchase a book.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Omar Lalani

Omar is a recent graduate of ACAD, majoring in illustration.
Visit his website here: http://omarlalani.com

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Renata Liwska

ACAD alumni and sessional instructor Renata Liwska is featured in this years 2011 Communication Art Illustration Annuals. Both of her recent picture books, Red Wagon and The Loud Book were chosen.

To view the accepted images from Red Wagon go here:

To view the accepted images from The Loud Book go here:

Signed copies of both books are available at MonkeyShines Children's Books in Mardaloop.
Monkeyshines Children's Books
#113 - 2215 - 33rd Ave SW, Calgary, AB

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Jacqui Lee

Jacqui is graduating with a degree in Graphic Design majoring in illustration from ACAD. More of her work can be viewed on her site: http://jacquilee.ca/