Mike Gagnon – Comic Artist, & MTM Illustration Program Instructor – Has News: Night Creatures Rushed To Print

Posted:August 29 2019

Post Categories: BlogEventsNews from Max the Mutt

Mike Gagnon, comic book and graphic novel writer and illustrator, and Max the Mutt instructor, has  exciting news! His series “Night Creatures” has now been published by Markosia, one of the UK’s leading publishers of graphic novels. An homage to classic horror comics of the 50’s, Night Creatures is a three-issue series that debuted in […]

4 Traits to Look for in an Animation School

Posted:August 14 2019

Post Categories: BlogDiploma ProgramsMax the Mutt

As one of the leading, private animation schools in Toronto and the GTA, we’re quite proud of the education and training we offer our students. But it’s not just our pride that speaks when we tell potential students about what to look for in a design and animation college. We’ve been in your shoes too. […]

What Does a Concept Artist Do?

Posted:July 10 2019

Post Categories: Concept Art

Remember when you were a kid and someone asked you “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Two things are likely true about the answer you gave. First, you probably weren’t thinking along the lines of a job that’s in high demand. Instead, you might have said something you were more familiar […]

Brown Bag Films Visits, Hires Summer Interns, Endorses Max the Mutt’s Animation Program!

Posted:May 31 2019

Post Categories: AnimationBlogCareersIndustry News and JobsMax the MuttNews from Max the Mutt

As seen in the above photo taken at Brown Bag Films – from left to right: Erik Segriff – MTM Animation Intern, Kevin Seto – Recruitment Coordinator, Christine Huot – Recruitment & Resourcing Manager, Jana Kosanavich – MTM Rigging Intern, and Ryan Persaud – Recruitment Administrator Max the Mutt has had many graduates hired by […]

Ubisoft Toronto Nxt Awards: Max the Mutt’s Adam Homyonylo and Sergi Iranzo Take 2nd and 3rd for Concept Art

Posted:May 12 2019

Post Categories: Concept ArtNews from Max the Mutt

Thursday, May 9 was a great evening at Ubisoft Toronto, and a great evening for Max the Mutt’s 2 finalists. In a year when none of the year 4 students entered, Sergi Iranzo, who just completed his second year, came in third, and 2018 graduate Adam Homonylo came in second for Concept Art in the Ubisoft Nxt […]

MTM Featured Instructor: Dave Ross – Canadian Comic Illustrator

Posted:April 17 2019

Post Categories: BlogFaculty

Dave Ross wears lots of hats. Not because of the weather, but for his love of just about every aspect of sequential arts. His main ‘hat’ is: Dave Ross, Comic Artist. Dave has achieved the highest levels of his craft as a comic book illustrator. This includes working for the biggest, most recognizable companies in […]

First Year Student Art Show! Visit Max the Mutt Saturday, April 27th & Sunday, April 28!

Posted:April 03 2019

Post Categories: AnimationBlogConcept ArtIllustration for Sequential ArtsNews from Max the Mutt

Max the Mutt will be hosting a First Year Student Art Show, an exhibition of first year student art work from all programs, on Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th from 11 am to 3 pm ! Our semester is ending, and soon we’ll be setting up this year’s show! Below are photos from last year’s preparation […]

2018 Concept Art Grads, Dhenzel Obeng and Zabi Hassan Talk About Being An Effective Concept Artist!

Posted:March 29 2019

Post Categories: AlumniCareersConcept ArtEventsNews from Max the Mutt

  Students stayed on after classes last night to meet with Zabi Hassan and Dhenzel Obeng , 2018 Max the Mutt Concept Art for Animation & Video Games graduates, who are both working as Concept Artists at UbiSoft Toronto. They were introduced by Dayna Griffiths, year 4 Concept Art student and Tiffani Brown, another year 4 student, […]

The Basics of How to Draw Manga Characters

Posted:January 26 2019

Post Categories: Blog

If you love manga comics, you’ve probably wanted to be a manga artist. It’s obviously a very distinct artistic style. Learning how to draw manga-style characters is a good way to start to learn how to capture manga’s unique techniques. And having manga art in your portfolio is a definite plus if you want to […]