Thursday, May 28, 2009

Jaimie Caliri-Stop Motion wizard director

Jaimie Caliri directed the titles for Lemony Snicket. If you haven't seen them already. Check them out on Youtube. His latest work is a amazing cut-out commercial for United Airlines. Its done by hand with real cut-outs. Check out the commercial here.
He's one of the greats in my opinion who has been doing some great cut out animation work.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Making of Pixar's UP event at Nucleus Gallery this Saturday 2-5pm!

Hey folks,

After you've watched "Up" on Friday. Come up to Nucleus Gallery and hear Ronnie Del Carmen speak.He'll talk about his work on the Disney•Pixar film "Up" where he served as story supervisor & lead story artist. Ronnie will show a short slide presentation and participate in a Q and A session.
He'll also sign art of "Up" books as well.
Nucleus Gallery is about 50 minutes from the Inland Empire.

May 30,
2:00PM - 5:00PM
210 East Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
United States

Friday, May 22, 2009

Christmas Carol Multimedia tour at the L.A Union Station

Hey folks, Robert Zemeckis new film "Christmas Carol" is opening Nov.6. with Jim Carrey. If you would like to come up to Los Angeles and visit the Union Train Station, your in for a treat! A whole 4 trains has been set up with various examples of character development and design, concept art, models, and maquettes, performance capture footage, artifacts from the Charles Dickens Museum in London, plus interactive kiosks for London Flyovers and character morphing with your own face, powered by HP TouchSmart PCs!

Sergio Paez-Clone Wars Storyboard Artist-Webinar at Art Institute Inland Empire

Sergio Paez will be speaking from San Francisco about working as a storyboard artist for the Clone Wars series!

Sergio has worked for Sega, Sony, Pixar and ILM! He'll talk about what it takes to be successful as a storyboard artist and how he has worked on some of the coolest projects!

Join us for the webinar in R-138 at the Art Institute Inland Empire! at 12:30pm!

See ya there!

Monday, May 18, 2009

Interview with Creature Designer Neville Page

Great article about the creature designer on Star Trek. There's some great sketches and finished art with this article on creature designer Neville Page. Click here

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Life Drawing this Saturday! May 16th, 2009

Hey folks,

Don't forgot that life drawing is this Saturday 1-5pm R-151. Model will be announced soon!

Friday, May 8, 2009

10 Steps to your Dream

I just finished a seminar by John Maxwell, who has a book called "Put Your Dream to the Test"
Here's a great little blurb that will benefit you greatly.
10 Questions to ask yourself in terms of career and life.
It might even be great to carry it in your wallet!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Life Drawing this Friday and every Friday for this Quarter!

AI students !

Life Drawing Workshops for the Spring Quarter starts this Friday!

May 5th 2009, 6pm-10pm R-151.

Come by and relax to some groovy tunes and snacks and draw! Bring any medium..pencil, charcoal, watercolors, or crayons!

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Creative Brainstorming

Hey folks,

If you have haven't checked out this out. Please do. Its by Bobby Chiu an amazing digital painter who has his own online school (schoolism)

Its on different techniques to get past your mental blocks

Monday, May 4, 2009

Rhythm and Hues Tour June 10

Hey folks, June 10th is the R & H Tour. Who the heck is R & H. Brian Wells one of our teachers worked there and is a lead animator who worked on Golden Compass, Alvin and the Chipmunks and Night of the Museum II, and LAND OF THE LOST! Check out there site.

Watch your emails for the INVITE!

Disney Feature Animation Tour Coming Soon

Hey folks,

Watch your emails. Disney Feature Animation Tour coming soon in Summer. Remember you stand a better chance if you have a 3.00 GPA or better.

Here we go!

Hey folks,

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