Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Shaun Tan - Illustration

Shaun Tan is the illustrator and author of award winning children's books such as The Red Tree and The Lost Thing. He has received numerous awards for his picture books, including the CBCA (Children’s Book Council of Australia) Picture Book of the Year Award for The Rabbits with John Marsden. In 2001 Shaun was named Best Artist at the World Fantasy Awards in Montreal. He has recently worked for Blue Sky Studios and Pixar, providing concept artwork for forthcoming films.

visit Shaun's website

read the interview
Mr.Tan at wikipedia

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Syd Mead on DVD

VISUAL FUTURIST: The Art & Life of Syd Mead,

contains exhaustive interviews with some of the greatest minds in design. Sharing their experiences working with Syd Mead in automotive, industrial, and film design. Listen to Syd Mead recall his influences and life tales of working on some of the largest projects the world has ever undertaken. Travel through the film projects such as Blade Runner and TRON with those who made the dream a reality behind the scenes. Director Joaquin Montalvan has created a brilliantly crafted documentary of Syd Mead that has left audiences all over the globe celebrating his crowning achievement.

buy the DVD here
visit Syd Meads official website
a gallery at the gnomon workshop
on-line gallery of his artwork