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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

YOWZA! Animation Visits Max the Mutt And Interviews Year 4 students!

Posted:March 01 2019

Post Categories: AnimationBlogConcept ArtNews from Max the Mutt

 Yowza! Animation  dropped in to talk to our Animation and Concept Art students last Friday. Sally Walker, Studio Coordinator of Yowza! Animation, gave us a call in January to suggest visiting MTM for early portfolio reviews with year 4 Animation and Concept Art students. We agreed on February 22 to give students a little more time to get […]

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 […]

How to Prepare a Portfolio for Art School Applications, A General Guide.

Posted:December 12 2018

Post Categories: AnimationBlogCareersFine Art & Portfolio Skills

Whether you’d like to start formal studies in art and design, animation, concept art or a sequential arts program, it helps to learn more about how to prepare the portfolio required for your review. For an outstanding portfolio, we suggest that in addition to the required pieces asked for by the college, you should consider […]