Star Wars Weekends with Christian Slade
This weekend, GIANT Christian Slade will be spending his Memorial Day weekend at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in celebration of Star Wars Weekend. Christian will be appearing and signing art at certain locations throughout the park as well as releasing his new print, Magic Hour, which spotlights the view of one of his favorite attractions in the park—Star Tours!
So, if you’re visiting the park, please stop by and say “Hi” to Christian during these times:
Friday, May 23: 9am – 3pm, Art of Animation
Saturday, May 24: Noon – 2pm, Darth’s Mall
Sunday, May 25: 10am – 2pm, Art of Animation
Hydro74 on Pencil vs Pixel
Our own Joshua Smith, aka Hydro74, is featured on the latest episode of “Pencil vs Pixel.”
From the Pencil vs Pixel site:
Joshua Smith, a.k.a. Hydro74, tells us his story of early struggles and life events that could have set his design and illustration career back. Joshua persevered and continued to refine his craft. He gives timeless advice for anyone who wishes to pursue an independent career in visual arts and design. We talk about the steps he took to get the work he wanted and how we can get more of the work we want.
Click here to check it out.
Clark Orr’s New “Adventure Time” Themed Poster
Be sure to stop by www.gallery1988.com and pick up GIANT Clark Orr’s new “Adventure Time” themed poster “Impossible Jake.” It’s a pretty limited run, so go grab one now!
Christian Mildh Wins Photo Competition
GIANT Christian Mildh’s image, “The End of the Rain,” won a Class A Blue Ribbon at the Florida Camera Club Council (F3C) state photo competition. Congratulations, Christian!
Ethan Long’s Art Selected by Society of Illustrators
Art from GIANT Ethan Long’s book “Scribbles and Ink” was selected by the Society of Illustrators (NYC) to appear in their Original Art 2012 catalog and exhibition, which celebrates the fine art of children’s book illustration. The show opens Thursday, October 25, from 6:00pm - 9:00pm in New York City.
Matt Dunn and Victor Davila Illustrate the UCF 50th Anniversary Bus
GIANTS Matt Dunn and Victor Davila collaborated on an illustration to wrap two buses commemorating the 50th anniversary of the University of Central Florida’s founding. The buses, which can be seen driving around the UCF campus, depict riders from each decade of UCF’s existence, including the Citronaut, one of the school’s early mascots.
Anna Bond Featured in Southern Living
GIANT Anna Bond and her company, Rifle Paper Co., were featured in the latest Southern Living magazine in an article titled, “Queens of Correspondence.”