Illustration Academy

The Visual Scout: A Perfect Project

The Visual Scout: A Perfect Project

This week on The Visual Scout: Let’s chat about the art of the book cover. It’s a project and a process that embodies the illustration platform. Conveying a concept, tone, or character trait of a publication with one image seems like the perfect way to stretch your skills! We have gathered some tips on how to make the most of a book cover.

The Visual Scout: A New Blog

The Visual Scout: A New Blog

Edward Kinsella III will lead our last free online discussion on August 26, 2018, at 10 AM PST. Before we join him for an in-depth look into what it takes to define your style as an illustrator and artist, let's look let's look at some of illustration's most iconic style movements.

Gary Kelley Discusses Google Project at The Illustration Academy

We are joining students and instructors at the 2017 Illustration Academy workshop. The Academy is an immersive 5-week illustration workshop taught by many of today's most acclaimed artists in the creative industry. The below lecture features Gary Kelley as he discusses his mural project, which was commissioned by Google for their data center. This is the second mural Kelley has developed for Google. It is one of the largest reproductions of monotype ever. 

Gary Kelley lecture at The Illustration Academy 2017

George Pratt Demonstration at The Illustration Academy

We tagged along to the 2017 Illustration Academy event in Kansas City. This immersive workshop is taught by an amazing collection of artists. This week, Jon Foster, George Pratt, John English, Mark English, C. F. Payne, and Francis Livingston are all sharing their wisdom as professional artists. Below is a clip of George Pratt's lecture from Week 1.

George Pratt Lecture at The Illustration Academy.