MTM rated one of the top schools in the world by The Rookies

Posted:November 24 2020

Post Categories: BlogNews from Max the Mutt

The Rookies — known for its creative community and school rankings in creative media and entertainment categories — recently released its 10th annual ranking lists naming the Top 50 schools offering programs in game design, animation, visual effects, concept art, motion graphics and architectural visualization. Over 500 International Schools Apply for this Award We are […]

A chat with Dave Ross: Comic Book Artist and MTM Instructor

Posted:October 30 2020

Post Categories: BlogComics and Graphic NovelsFacultyIllustration for Sequential Arts

Dave Ross, comic book artist and a long time instructor at MTM, loves to tell stories, not with words, but with pictures. That’s why he became an illustrator – specifically, a comic book illustrator.  “Tell a story, whether it’s your own or someone else’s”, advises Ross MTM Director of Outreach, Natalie Kauffman, “sat down” (virtually, […]

MTM grad M.Sassy.K makes her bread & butter in comic book art

Posted:July 14 2020

Post Categories: AlumniBlogComics and Graphic NovelsIllustration for Sequential Arts

Michele Assarasakorn, a.k.a. M.Sassy.K, has come full circle in her work as an illustrator. She started off her diploma at MTM in Illustration for Sequential Arts, then switched to Concept Art (which she graduated from in 2011) and now primarily works as a comic book artist. She thought that background art for video games would […]

Second time a charm for recipient of our first year Scholarship Award!

Posted:July 02 2020

Post Categories: BlogCareersComics and Graphic NovelsIllustration for Sequential Arts

Taneikah Anderson could have given up after she got rejected the first time she applied for the Sean Michael Stewart Memorial Scholarship at Max the Mutt, but instead, she took it as a challenge to improve her portfolio and apply again. Good thing she did as the second time around was what made the difference! […]

The 2D Animation Artist is definitely not a thing of the past – Interview with Josh Hill

  An Interview with Animator and MTM Graduate Josh Hill by MTM Outreach Director, Natalie Kauffman   It’s a good thing Josh Hill didn’t listen to people’s advice when he was considering what kind of animation to focus on when he started at Max the Mutt (MTM) in 2014. At that time, a lot of people […]