I adore anything Lisa Hanawalt creates. She designed and directed the “Hang on to the Night” music video by Tegan and Sara. 

Check out her process for the video here


anonymous asked:

Hello! If it's okay, I wanted to ask what advertising arts is like? I'm also from the Ph and I was thinking of taking that course in college and I was wondering about it

ok listen… i will tell you right now that /i/ didnt have the best experience nor was i a good student in any way but people will tell you advertising arts is a very ~versatile~ fine arts course so like… its kind of a little of everything into one course WHICH SOUNDS GREAT… if taught correctly… in my university we had things like typography, figure drawing, animation, /actual advertising/, illustration, textile design, painting, sculpting, photography… like… kind of too much to fit into 4 years… imo it has the potential to turn you into something like a jack of all trades… it gives you different paths after u graduate… you can get into an ad agency (which is ideal supposedly) or you can get into production, into illustration, into graphic design, maybe even copywriting bc it was sort of part of our curriculum… again its a lot of stuff that sounds amazing but when i was in college there was a lot of complications with professors… we had some professors who werent even qualified to teach certain subjects l o l… i wasnt an amazing student either… but advertising arts gives you a lot of stuff to learn?? you get a lot of skills that you can develop nicely if youre really into it!!!

Tune in TODAY at 2:00pm PST for a live interview with Production Illustrator John Gallagher! A professional illustrator for over seven years, John has worked on such popular shows as ‘Once Upon a Time’ and 'Falling Skies,’ as well as CWs 'The Flash’ and 'Supergirl.’ Hosted by ASKtheARTIST [ANIMATION] Saturday, October 22nd at 2:00PM PST at

Wipe the sleep from your eyes, whip up a killer breakfast, and get pumped for “Eat Hardy” by Mike Bautista and Dave Kunst, bro!

We asked these two artists where the most inspirational place they’ve ever been is, and Dave’s answer really speaks to this design:

“The all-you-can-eat continental breakfast bar at my local Motel 8. Breakfast always and 4ever! Amen.” - Dave Kunst

Check out the rest of this week’s newest tees, all part of a balanced breakfast!


Kathy Wu   |

“An imaginary brand of chocolate inspired by origami paper and Japanese multi-purpose wrapping cloth called furoshiki. By paying attention to the art of wrapping, we bring moments of fun and beauty into everyday life.”

Kathy studies graphic design at RISD. She also loves fine art, technology, textiles, and prose. She dances likes its the seventies when no one’s looking. Hobbies include writing and rabbit-drawing.

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From concept to finished design; here are a few images from the production of Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away (2001). You can get a nice look at the work put into a single production background image starting with a sketch, a full colored and detailed comp; which is then eventually drawn and painted again as the final image used for the film.

Considering that the average film has over 1,000 different shots; you can start to appreciate the work that goes into hundreds of fully painted backgrounds for an animated film. And these images aren’t even showing the work that goes into scouting locations, finding references, or even the initial thumbnail sketches and comps for one single background image!


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2 / 100 days of productivity
I had a long and tiring training today and had little time to spare for actual studying but luckily, I didn’t have too much work to do from school so I decided to relax a little tonight and worked on my planner and started a little on Geography flashcards for next week’s test. Also, I’m having the Illustrated edition of the first Harry Potter book as my nightly reads to settle into my sleep


Dunkin Donuts Branding Update by Hanna Sköld & Sara Knipström

Dunkin Donuts was established 1950 in Massachusetts and in 2014 they opened up their first store in Sweden. Hanna and Sara saw an opportunity to update Dunkin Donuts visual identity and packaging to fit into the Scandinavian market as well as the global. 

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