Thursday, March 29, 2012

Simon Roy and Richard Ballermann

llustrator Simon Roy and Colorist Richard Ballermann join the ranks of ACAD alumni who have recently illustrated comic books for Image Comics. This time around current ACAD student Simon Roy is spinning out a surreal pulp sci-fi title called Prophet. This is a reboot of a comic book series created by Rob Liefeld in the 1990's. The new series, written by Brandon Graham, is on new-stands now. An excellent start for these soon to be grads, Simon is graduating from the Illustration program and Richard from the Design program.

Prophet has been justifiably well received and you can read some review at these links:
And here is a short preview:

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Hallway Monitor - masters of type

nd year type posters from earlier this year, on the theme of important typographers and type designers.

Monday, March 26, 2012


GIRAF, Quickdraw Animation Society, and ACAD present THE BEST OF THE OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL Thursday March 29, 2012 7:00pm Plaza Theatre 1133 Kensington Road N.W. FREE for ACAD STUDENTS and QAS MEMBERS! (Student ID required) $7.00 general admission for non-students and non-members RATED FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY In previous years this annual presentation of some of the best animation produced in the world now was held in the Stanford Perrot Lecture Theatre, but this year through the generous support of QAS we're unleashing it to a larger audience at the venerable Plaza Theatre. OIAF is the largest animation festival of its kind in North America, attracting film buffs, art lovers, filmmakers, and cartoon fans from around the world to the nation’s capital. The Best of Ottawa programme showcases many audience favorites and award winners from the OIAF Official Competition. This year's highlights include Pjotr Sapegin’s heart-warming The Last Norwegian Troll, Stephen Irwin’s riveting grand-prize winner Moxie, and the hilarious crowd-favourite The Goat and the Well. QAS - OIAF -

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Simone Zahradka

imone is a graduate of ACAD now living and working in London, England as a freelance Art Director. Check out her work here,
Visit the Dolce & Gabbana here,

Friday, March 16, 2012

Carter Storozynski

arter Storozynski is the Creative Director for this most interesting commercial for Dos Equis. Carter is an alumni of the design department at ACAD.