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ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 CALL FOR ENTRIES IS READY FOR YOU!

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 CALL FOR ENTRIES IS READY FOR YOU!

07/10/2014: 12:15 am - 10/15/2014 1:15 am

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ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: MIMI POND

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: MIMI POND

Mimi Pond is a cartoonist, illustrator, and writer. Her long-awaited graphic novel, “Over Easy” will be published by Drawn & Quarterly April 15. She has created comics for the Los Angeles Times, Seventeen Magazine, National Lampoon, and many other publications…

Audio Interview with Storyboard Artist Warren Drummond

Audio Interview with Storyboard Artist Warren Drummond

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Here’s our first of our San Diego Comic-con 2014 podcast series. We did a number of podcasts at our booth at SDCC 2014. Here’s one we did with Warren Drummond, a storyboard artist…

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: GEORGANNE DEEN

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: GEORGANNE DEEN

Georganne Deen was born in Fort Worth Texas, she wrote poetry and prose from an early age with a Goya-esque eye for her subjects. At East Texas State University she belonged to a group of artists devoted to the experimental…

SILA, Comic-Con and Arlen Schumer: 7/26/14 10:00 am Room 29-A

From Arlen Schumer’s (“ART & COMIC BOOK ART” @ San Diego Comic-Con International) Timeline: “As art historians look back on the great Renaissance masters of the human figure like Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, so too will art historians…

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: MELANIE REIM

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: MELANIE REIM

Today we introduce you to another one of our judges for Illustration West 53. (btw, the Call for Entries is ready for you…..just go to www.illustrationwest.org to start entering) Melanie Reim travels with a sketchbook never far from her side….

ICON8 IS COMING: JULY 9 - 12, PORTLAND, OR

ICON8 IS COMING: JULY 9 – 12, PORTLAND, OR

Once again the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles will be part of the Illustration Conference: ICON8. We were a sponsor at the first Conference held in 1999 in Santa Fe, New Mexico and have been with ICON in 2001…

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: OWEN SMITH

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: OWEN SMITH

Welcome to our second Illustration West 53 Judges Highlight. We’ll be introducing you to each of our judges over the next few weeks. Today we’ll introduce you to Owen Smith,who is also the artist for the Illustration West Call for…

Phantastica Writer/Director/Producer Peter Davidson has a spec job for a concept artist….

Writer/Director/Producer Peter Davidson of Phantastica is looking for a concept artist to design a tree.  A magic tree.  A tree that a dryad lives in.  The most gorgeous tree you’ve ever seen.  The tree will have several different looks during…

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: RICHARD DOWNS

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: RICHARD DOWNS

Welcome to our first Illustration West 53 Judges Highlight. We’ll be introducing you to each of our judges over the next few weeks. Please note the Call for Entries will be launched soon – if you’re not on our emailing…

Review for SILA Member Elizabeth Williams' Book: "The Illustrated Courtroom: 50 Years of Court Art"

Review for SILA Member Elizabeth Williams’ Book: “The Illustrated Courtroom: 50 Years of Court Art”

“The Illustrated Courtroom: 50 Years of Court Art” by artist Elizabeth Williams and crime writer Sue Russell (which includes SILA Lifetime Member Bill Robles‘ works) is receiving great reviews. Legal Artistry: Courthouse Drama Drawn in Real Time by Michael D….

Show Chair Miriam King Announces: ILW 53 (yes,53!) IS GEARING UP!

Show Chair Miriam King Announces: ILW 53 (yes,53!) IS GEARING UP!

Show Chair Miriam King announces: ILW 53 is getting ready to accept entries. OK, so who’s going to be judging my work? To date, our judges are: Owen Smith* Georgeann Deen Richard Downs Calef Brown Jorge Colombo OK, so what…