Concept Art

5 Skills a Concept Artist Needs for Creature Design

Posted:May 09 2018

Post Categories: Concept ArtAnimationBlog

From the earliest days of film and digital animation, including the Ray Harryhausen classic films, and digital games, like 1993’s Doom, creature design has been a central process on which the success of the entire project can hinge. If there is anything in common with Harryhausen’s Cyclops, Doom’s monsters and even the Clickers who prowl […]

Why Concept Art is So Important

Posted:April 15 2018

Post Categories: BlogAnimationConcept ArtMax the Mutt

Even if you’ve heard about concept art, it can still be difficult to understand why it’s so important for animation and video game projects. What is Concept Art? It might help to start with what concept art is not. It’s not a simple illustration of a concept. It’s not a sketch or layout of an […]

Max the Mutt Ranks 3rd Worldwide, First in North America, for Digital Illustration & Concept Art !

Posted:September 28 2017

Post Categories: CareersConcept ArtNews from Max the Mutt

  “The Rookies” has ranked Max the Mutt 3rd worldwide for Digital Illustration, and first in North America, for their 2017 School of the Year Official World Rankings.   The Rookies is an international website dedicated to emerging artists and supported by major companies worldwide. Every year students around the world submit work and compete […]

Congratulations!! To Kristiyan Bechev and Welcome to the Concept Art Program at Max the Mutt!

Posted:July 14 2017

Post Categories: News from Max the MuttConcept Art

Congratulations Kristiyan Bechev, who has been accepted into our Concept Art for Animation & Video Games Program, and has received a glowing write up in the Alberta, Canada publication, the Okotoks Western Wheel. The link to the Okotos Western Wheel article is displayed below: http://www.westernwheel.com/article/Student-captures-the-anatomy-at-work-20170705?orgid=106&infoID=8503968&sid=-99&linkID=838442 Here are some pieces that Kristiyan submitted for their application to the […]

Max the Mutt’s “Industry Night 2017” Event Brings Graduates and Recruiters Together!

Posted:June 22 2017

Post Categories: Industry NightAlumniAnimationConcept ArtIllustration for Sequential ArtsIndustry Event

    Our Industry Event was a huge success! From 3:30 pm until 9:30 pm on Wednesday, May 23rd, Max the Mutt was filled with visitors, including art directors, recruiters, and industry professionals, all visiting to see the work produced by 2017 graduating students from Animation, Concept Art, and Illustration for Sequential Arts and meet […]

Max the Mutt Ranked One of The Best Illustration Schools Worldwide!

Posted:March 15 2017

Post Categories: CareersConcept ArtEventsIndustry News and Jobs

    Max the Mutt has been rated one of the best Illustration Schools worldwide! “The Rookies”  today announced the official rankings for the best creative schools in the world for 2017. The results were calculated based on the voting of 1,800 submissions of portfolios from students and recent graduates studying at over 500 international schools and […]

Angela Matinong Character Design Process On “The Rookies !”

Posted:March 10 2017

Post Categories: CareersConcept ArtNews from Max the Mutt

Skilled Character Designers Are in Demand Worldwide! Angela’s article shares step by step process information….   Jing Matinong’s article on Character Design process is currently featured on www.therookies.co, an international website devoted to emerging design talent worldwide. This truly is an honour for a student about to graduate this spring! “The Rookies,”  is dedicated to […]

The Royal Winter Fair, Annual Drawing Event for MtM Students & Faculty 2016

Posted:November 14 2016

Post Categories: UncategorisedAnimationConcept ArtEventsFacultyIllustration for Sequential ArtsNews from Max the Mutt

Every year Max the Mutt takes a trip to the Royal Winter Fair. The fair is filled with excellent exhibits and animal shows, offering an opportunity for our students to practice their animal drawing, and gain more experience with on location studies that include people as well as animals.  Here are some thoughts from one […]

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