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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 […]

A Visit from YOWZA! Animation

Posted:March 03 2020

Post Categories: AlumniAnimationBlogCareersConcept ArtIndustry Event

Recently, Max the Mutt (MTM) was pleased to welcome Kat Curwin (Production Manager) and Jack Carr (Creative Producer) of YOWZA! Animation for a visit. Kat and Jack gave a presentation on life at YOWZA and working in the industry to our Fourth Year Animation and Concept Art students. Students then got the chance to pepper our […]

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. […]