Concept Art

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Once more, Max the Mutt’s Animal Drawing students visit the Royal Ontario Museum !

Posted:October 26 2018

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

Tina Seemann, Co-director of Max the Mutt and Animation program Coordinator, took our Year 3 Concept Art and Illustration students to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) for their Animal Drawing course and had this to say about their visit: ” Even though we added 2 new bird skeletons ( a falcon and a pheasant, beautifully […]

What is Traditional Representational Art & Why is it Crucial for Concept Artists?

Posted:October 23 2018

Post Categories: BlogConcept ArtFine Art & Portfolio Skills

Representational art quite simply ‘represents’ its subject in a way that most viewers can easily recognize. Traditional representational art uses perspective (including colour and atmospheric perspective) to present the illusion of three-dimensional reality on the paper or canvas. The knowledge and skills required to create realistic illusion grew slowly through the centuries. Throughout history, most […]