Thursday, March 27, 2014

Why Your Concept Art Portfolio is Being Ignored



Chris Oately is a Disney artist who offers surprising insight to fellow artist and designers. Are you not getting the response you seek when submitting your portfolio? He talks about getting inspired, research, originality and using your imagination to better your results. Get your portfolio top notch with his insight. Check out this link:

http://chrisoatley.com/concept-art-portfolio-p1/?awt_l=4mEKk&awt_m=3l5lmyRU6pUGLtM



Monday, March 24, 2014

Visual Development Kickstarter






Over 25 artists from Ringling College of Art and Design have collaborated to create a hardcover edition of the book " Design Unscripted"! The book’s aim is to help launch the careers of aspiring Visual Development Artists. Artwork looks terrific. Hopefully they will reach their project goal amount.

Check this out:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1498141884/design-unscripted


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Inside The Pixar Braintrust



Here is a cool atricle about Pixar and and their thought process when they create movies.
Check it out.
http://www.fastcompany.com/3027135/inside-the-pixar-braintrust

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Google Sketch-Up and Comic Art

Google SketchUp and Comic Art
In a prior post I mention how game studios used Sketch-Up as a design tool:
http://tripleadude.blogspot.com/2014/01/google-sketch-up-and-game-design.html


Comic book artists have also been using this tool to help with backgrounds on there comic strips.
Check out these links:

http://paolorivera.blogspot.com/2012/06/wacky-reference-wednesday-no-178.html

http://leinilyu.deviantart.com/art/sanctum-sanctorum-52955441


You will get a kick out of this video tutorial on using Google building maker -
http://vimeo.com/58729524
Main site for download:
http://www.sketchup.com/products/sketchup-make

There is a pro version as well with educational licensing for students.


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