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14
Nov

Comedy & horror characters by Seth Watkins

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Creative Director of Bath-based animation studio; A Large Evil Corporation, Seth Watkins has created these 3D renders of off-beat British comedy legends and American horror film characters. Evil Corp say that they are doing everything they can to bring them to life… so watch this space! You can keep up to date with Watkins’ work by following him on Twitter and […]

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12
Aug

Not you’re average Manc tiler!

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Manchester based mosaic artist Mark Kennedy is responsible for creating modern works of art using a traditional art form. His mosaics feature Artists, Actors, Celebrities and the Football Clubs that That have given Manchester it’s own unique identity, especially Mancunian pop culture with his colourful mosaics.

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31
Jul

How Adobe Illustrator Revolutionised Graphic Design

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When Adobe Illustrator first shipped in 1987, it was the first software application for a young company that had, until then, focused solely on Adobe PostScript. The new product not only altered Adobe’s course, it changed drawing and graphic design forever. Watch the Illustrator story unfold, from its beginning as Adobe’s first software product, to […]

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14
May

Keith Haring

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Keith Haring was an American artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s by expressing concepts of birth, death, sexuality and war. Haring’s work was often heavily political and his imagery has become a widely recognised visual language of the 20th century. Click here to see […]

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23
Apr

Stanley Chow

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Born and raised in Manchester, England, Stanley Chow began designing and illustrating as a club DJ, when he would create his own flyers and posters for the venues he played at. His career began in 1997 as a fashion illustrator and storyboard artist for Editorial and Advertising sectors.

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07
Apr

A Game of Social Thrones

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As a follow-up to its infographic from last year, social media management system HootSuite has taken the opening sequence of Game of Thrones, and reimagined it with social media companies.

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08
Feb

Jack ‘the King’ Kirby

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One of the most prolific and important creators in the world of comics is Jacob Kurtzberg, also known as Jack Kirby, the King of Comics. The writer/artist from New York, Kirby is responsible for a huge majority of the modern Marvel and DC superheroes and characters that we love, especially at Marvel where they’re still […]

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07
Feb

Milton Glaser

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Milton Glaser is one of the most celebrated graphic designers in the United States. He has had the distinction of one-man-shows at the Museum of Modern Art and the Georges Pompidou Center. In 2004 he was selected for the lifetime achievement award of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum. Milton has been producing outstanding work […]

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