Illustration for Sequential Arts

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 […]

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 […]

3 Sources of Inspiration for Artists and Animators

Posted:August 08 2018

Post Categories: AnimationBlogConcept ArtFine Art & Portfolio SkillsIllustration for Sequential ArtsInspiration

It’s bound to happen sometime. You might be the most prolific artist ever; you might have the best creative brief ever authored. But you simply can’t seem to get a start on your illustration, piece of art or the first frame of your animation storyboard. First, you’re not alone. Creative blocks are common for creative […]

Just What Are Sequential Arts?

Sometimes, even the most complex names and terminology are actually quite easy to understand, and sequential arts falls into that category. You might be stumped on first hearing the term, but it’s really very simple. Drawings and/or images that are used in a sequence (suddenly it’s starting to make sense, eh?!) to tell or illustrate […]

Illustration & Storytelling for Sequential Arts: New Diploma!

Posted:August 24 2017

Post Categories: Diploma ProgramsIllustration for Sequential ArtsNews from Max the Mutt

Hooray! Illustration & Storytelling for Sequential Arts, a 4-year Diploma Program, has been approved by the Ontario Ministry Of Advanced Education & Skills Development!    Orientation Week 2016, First year students team challenge   This program, based on our previous 3 year diploma program, Illustration for Sequential Arts,  has been re-structured and designed with input […]

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

Posted:June 22 2017

Post Categories: AlumniAnimationConcept ArtIllustration for Sequential ArtsIndustry EventIndustry Night

    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 […]

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

Posted:November 14 2016

Post Categories: AnimationConcept ArtEventsFacultyIllustration for Sequential ArtsNews from Max the MuttUncategorised

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 […]

MtM Has A Foal (baby horse) Skeleton!

Posted:October 29 2016

Post Categories: AnimationConcept ArtIllustration for Sequential ArtsNews from Max the MuttUncategorised

It started as a pile of bones, carefully cleaned and sorted. Now,our foal is finally part of our skeletal menagerie for Animal Drawing! It’s been a few years since an intrepid SA group accompanied Tina Seemann to Orangeville to Stuart Johnston’s horse farm to dig this animal out of the ground. And   (drum roll […]