Monday, July 19, 2010

WIA Club

This quarter, the WIA will be meeting on Tuesdays in room 174. Their first meeting is on 7/20/10 immediately after Stephen Silver's presentation.

The President is Nicolette Celiceo and the VP is Roberta Tam. The email address for the WIA club is

Join the club! It is a large and active group with many advantages of membership.


Tuesday, July 13, 2010


Tuesday July 20th 9am - noon: room 146-147
Stephen Silver ( has worked as Character Designer and Supervisor for Disney Television Animation, Sony Feature Animation and Nickelodeon Animation, designing characters such as "Kim Possible", "Danny Phantom" and Kevin Smith's "Clerks" the animated series, to name a few. Silver is the author and artist of five self-published books on the art of sketching, caricature and life drawing. In addition to working freelance full time, he also teaches an online character design course at, a character design course at CalArts (California Institute of the Arts) in Valencia, California, and a quick gesture figure class at the Los Angeles Academy of Figuritive Arts. In 2000 he received the Golden Nosey award from the National Caricaturist Network for caricaturist of the year. In 2007 he was awarded the National Cartoonists Society's television animation award for the designs on Disney's Kim Possible. Silver names three treasures to success in life that give him what it takes to keep on drawing: passion, desire and determination.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Creative Heads weekly job posting

sign up for their weekly job postings, even if you're not ready to find work yet. It will be good for you to know who is hiring and what they are looking for in their candidates. Grady pointed out that among many of the good opportunities on their recent list Pixar Canada is hiring as is LucasFilm in Singapore.


Attend Siggraph for free! . Your special PRIORITY CODE will automatically appear with your registration, giving you a FREE exhibits only pass.

Go to Siggraph! It's great fun and you'll be amazed at all you see and the people you meet.


we need tutors

Please see me this week (July 12 -16) if you are interested. Minimum 3.0 GPA, strong skills in one or more of the following areas:
    Software: Maya, After Effects, Apple Shake, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro
    Traditional skills: figure drawing, perspective drawing, color & design, writing, algebra

If you are selected, you will work one or more 2-hour shifts in the library's Learning Lab.