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Announcements and notices

Win a Ticket to Icon8 Illustration Conference with Ape on the Moon

Posted at 6 pm on April 14, 2014 by

Posted in: Announcements, Events, Giveaways, News

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We have a free ticket to give away to this July’s Icon Illustration Conference in Portland, Oregon, USA.

Winner announced! We’re pleased to announce that illustrator Kelley McMorris has won the free ticket to the conference this year. We wish her all the best!

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Free Comics by Talented Illustrators in OFF LIFE Magazine

Posted at 5 pm on November 4, 2013 by

Posted in: Announcements, Comic Art, News

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OFF LIFE magazine generously collects together a whole bunch of talented illustrators and takes to the streets of London and Bristol. Their publication, which goes out every two months, showcases all the weird, funny, dark, and thought-provoking things comics can offer— and it’s absolutely free!

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Illustration in Large Print and a Chat with Wrap Magazine

Posted at 4 pm on September 15, 2013 by

Posted in: Announcements, Galleries and Exhibitions, News

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The large, tearaway spreads in Wrap magazine are more than the stylish gift packaging the publication’s name suggests. Beyond making great posters, they are an opportunity for the hard work and talents of various illustrators to be seen on a gloriously large scale, and they are the founders – Chris Harrison and Polly Glass’ – way of encouraging people to share the art they are so passionate about.

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YCN Professional Awards Call for Entries

Posted at 10 pm on February 18, 2013 by

Posted in: Announcements, Events, Galleries and Exhibitions

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If you’re a creative professional and have graduated within the last eight years, it’s very  much worth checking out the new YCN Professional Awards. Since being founded in 2001, YCN have been providing a platform for artistic talent while also running an annual student award scheme. They are now looking to celebrate those excelling in the art and design industry and have recently announced their call for entries.

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2013 BAFTA Nominations for Animated Film and Short Animation Awards

Posted at 9 pm on January 13, 2013 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Animation, Announcements, Reviews

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This year’s BAFTA nominations have been announced with a list representing a diverse mix of talent working in animation. CGI and stop motion both make strong contenders, giving us beautiful examples of innovation and use of technology. We take a look at the trailers for Animated Film and Short Animation nominees that include up and coming directors as well as big studios.

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Interview: Portraits, Illustration, and the Launch of Fabulous Noble

Posted at 3 pm on October 6, 2012 by

Posted in: Announcements, Digital Illustration, Events, Reviews

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Fabulous Noble is a new agency that has recently launched with the purpose of getting personalised contemporary visual art onto the walls of the everyday household. They have a clear agenda, wanting to establish illustration in an arena traditionally occupied by fine art, but also to change how it is viewed in the broader sense.

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