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Another Class: Will Weston's Costumed Figure Drawing - 2/19/15 - 4/30/15

Another Class: Will Weston’s Costumed Figure Drawing – 2/19/15 – 4/30/15

ANOTHER CLASS IN OUR NEW FACILITY with Scott Gandell’s Pop Secret Gallery* SILA Members: Remember to use your 10% Member Discount (Board Members, don’t forget to use your special Board Discount) sila.storenvy.com/products/11613353-costumed-figure-drawing-with-will-weston From Will: Aside from being a how-to drawing…

SILA Lifetime Member Bill Robles Interview

SILA Lifetime Member Bill Robles Interview

http://www.scpr.org/programs/the-frame/2015/01/22/41215/drawing-a-bead-on-everyone-from-charles-manson-to/ (click Listen to hear interview) And check out Bill’s website: billrobles.com/

Our Illustration West 53 Accepted Artists:

Our Illustration West 53 Accepted Artists:

Alexandra Abeguez (includes Honorable Mention) Marcia Adams Ho Mattias Adolfsson Tommy Arnold Shinhye Gina Baek Scott Bakal Anna & Elena Balbusso (includes Joseph Morgan Henninger Award – Best of Show) Timothy Banks Natalie Barahona Juan Carlos Barquet Wesley Bedrosian (includes…

Greg Spalenka's Artist as Brand January/February 2015 Workshop

Greg Spalenka’s Artist as Brand January/February 2015 Workshop

Our Illustration West 53 Award Winners:

JOSEPH MORGAN HENNINGER AWARD – BEST OF SHOW Anna & Elena Balbusso “Among the Thorns” PATRICK NAGEL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE Carolyn Fisher “Weeds Find a Way” ADVERTISING Gold Award Taylor Wessling “Faust”  Silver Award Javier Medellin Puyou “9th Seattle South…

SILA's First Class: Chris Polentz - 1/18/15 - 2/15/2015 - At Our New Facility!

SILA’s First Class: Chris Polentz – 1/18/15 – 2/15/2015 – At Our New Facility!

http://sila.storenvy.com/products/11610128-surrealistic-portraiture-painting-with-chris-polentz 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM January 18  – February 15, 2015 The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles 5119 Eagle Rock Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90041 800-799-6368 MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 8143, Los Angeles, CA 91409-8143 with Scott Gandell’s…

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HAS FINISHED JUDGING!

All entrants have been notified of the results and the accepted entrants will soon be making decisions on exhibiting on the website and  choosing to exhibit at the Gallery. A big thank you to our judges: Brown Calef – www.calefbrown.com…

SILA Member Elizabeth Williams' Courtroom Book on 2 Book of the Year Lists

SILA Member Elizabeth Williams’ Courtroom Book on 2 Book of the Year Lists

  The Illustrated Courtroom by Sue Russell , Elizabeth Williams | Kirkus Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year          

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 – WE’LL BE STARTING THE FINAL ROUND SOON!

Once we’ve finished the final round we’ll be able to send the “Congrats” or “Gee, I’m sorry” emails to all our wonderful and very talented artists (414!) who entered the competition this year. With  over 1000 entries the cutoff stakes…

ILW 53 Judging – Almost Done!!

Our judges are almost through this years’ judging. And we are all so excited because the accepted pieces from ILW 53 will be exhibited in our new space in Eagle Rock – a first for us: our own space!! Over…

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 JUDGING IS IN PROGRESS!!

We all sit on pins & needles while the judges are busy reviewing over 1000 entries in 10 different categories – stay tuned!! artwork copyright 2014 Owen Smith  

Early Bird Chance to See SILA's New Space with Pop Secret - This Friday

Early Bird Chance to See SILA’s New Space with Pop Secret – This Friday