Posts Tagged ‘Comics’

Weekend Hot Links

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Happy Friday! Might we suggest recent art, design, and culture goodies shared by the SVACE faculty and community?

Image via Macmillan

Image via Macmillan

Success! Story (io9): A graphic novel examines Tetris, psychology, and history. (via SVA MFA Visual Narrative)

Pavilion Park (FastCo.Design) Will the World’s Fair Pavilion become the High Line of Queens? (via Robert Stribley)

Stranger Fonts (Art of the Title): What type and titles can do for nostalgia. (via SVA MFA Visual Narrative)

Dada World (The Village Voice): MoMA’s new exhibition unearths a Dada anthology. (via Lisa Lordi)

Clinton Cam (Columbia Journalism Review): Breaking radical tradition for a history-making candidate. (via Robert Stribley)

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Student Artwork Update: Kyle Rose

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

We are pleased to present comics artwork by SVACE student Kyle Rose, as part of our exhibition of student work from Tom Motley’s courses. Kyle created his work in and in conjunction with Illustration and Cartooning courses through several recent semesters.

Kyle Rose, “The Working Stiff"

Kyle Rose, “The Working Stiff”

In his own words:

Kyle has been an artist almost as long as he has been a nerd. He received a BFA in Graphic Design from Western Michigan University and has been taking CE classes at SVA for the last 3 years. He has worked as a designer/art director in advertising for almost a decade. His real passion is telling stories— some with images, some with words, but usually with both. His comic strip “The Working Stiff” can be found at workingstiffcomic.com and his autobio comics can be found at composedcomics.com. He lives in New York City with his wife, Liza, and their cat Izzy.

Kyle Rose, “The Working Stiff"

Kyle Rose, “The Working Stiff”

He also writes:

“The Working Stiff” is about a sentient zombie who holds down an office job in New York City— because even the dead have to make a living. It started as a limited run webcomic gag strip and has now turned in to a weekly ongoing series. I plan on collecting the first year of the strip in print this fall. While this project isn’t something I directly created for a specific CE class, it wouldn’t have been possible without them. Everything I have learned from that last 3 years has culminated with this strip and it continues to evolve with every additional class I take. You can find it at workingstiffcomic.com or on Tapastic at tapastic.com/series/The-Working-Stiff.

And:

“The Cover Up” is a short story that is part of my larger autobio body of work, collectively called “Composed Comics.” And if you are wondering, yes not only I did get the job, but I still work there today. This short was created initially as a mini-comic for Tom Motley’s “Cartooning Basics” course. Since then it has been slightly fine-tuned and will appear in, Emanata, an anthology I have put together with several other SVA CE students. Emanata will be available in local comic shops and online very soon. You can find “The Cover Up” at composedcomics.com or as part of the forth coming anthology: “Emanata”, follow emanatacomic.com for updates and places to buy.

Kyle Rose, “The Cover Up"

Kyle Rose, “The Cover Up”

See Kyle’s work in our exhibition space at 209 East 23 Street until June 30!  Find more of Kyle’s work at his website and Twitter and Instagram: @mrkylerose.


Weekend Hot Links

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Happy Friday! Might we suggest recent art, design, and culture goodies shared by the SVACE faculty and community?

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Image via Tech Insider

Logo Losers (Tech Insider): The worst logos of all time? (via SVA News)

Turtle Power (Vulture): How TMNT hatched a comics media boom, and bust. (via SVA MFA Visual Narrative)

Sister Cinema (New York Times): This year’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival looks at women’s rights around the globe. (via SVA MFA Visual Narrative)

Lois Legacy (Print Mag): Granted a major award, George Lois speaks truth to power. (via Steven Heller)

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Weekend Hot Links

Friday, June 10th, 2016
Illustrated by Neal Adams

Illustrated by Neal Adams

Happy Friday! Might we suggest recent art, design, and culture goodies shared by the SVACE faculty and community?

Gloves On (Polygon): When two heroes fought for the title of Earth’s champion. (via SVA MFA Visual Narrative)

Cut-out Cinema (Vox): She pioneered silhouette animation. (via SVA MFA Visual Narrative)

Nice Work (GoodCall): The future of design jobs? (via Jess Mackta)

Type Terms (Supremo): Here’s the ultimate typography cheat sheet. (via Lisa Lordi)

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Friday Hot Links

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Happy Friday! Might we suggest recent art, design, and culture goodies shared by the SVACE faculty and community?

Nendo's "50 Manga Chairs"

Nendo’s “50 Manga Chairs”

Action Lines (Dezeen): Comics inspired 50 Manga Chairs by design studio Nendo. (via SVA Interior Design)

Duly Noted (Hatnote): Every edit on Wikipedia is documented through sound. (via Kevin Brainard)

Space Aged (CreativeReview): After Kickstarter success, the reissued NASA Graphics Standards Manual is now available to purchase. (via Lisa Lordi)

Good Gaming (KPBS): Games like Peacemaker can be a force for positive change. (via SVA Design for Social Innovation)

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