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by Mac McCool
Sun Oct 07, 2007 5:54 pm
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Industry Question: Literary Agents
Replies: 12
Views: 7486

Thanks for the solid insight, Kazu!
by Mac McCool
Sun Sep 16, 2007 4:41 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: The Spectre's Bride - October 30th and 31st!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 9929

Amazing, Michel!!!
by Mac McCool
Fri Aug 31, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Need Job Advice
Replies: 4
Views: 4653

Mike, keep a sense of perspective: you're in L.A. -- the entertainment capital of the world with tons of jobs in art (and gaming)!!! Think of folks in Iowa City, Biloxi, Fargo, Kandahar, Algiers, and on, and on, who would love to work in gaming. Not only do they have to work hard, find some way to t...
by Mac McCool
Thu Aug 30, 2007 6:25 pm
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Industry Question: Literary Agents
Replies: 12
Views: 7486

I have a friend who is a YA Lit editor, she says basically if an agent doesn't bring a publishing company a manuscript then the manuscript goes in the bin. No, it would go in the "slush pile," but with GN's being in such demand with traditional publishers, it would actually have a decent chance at ...
by Mac McCool
Sun Aug 26, 2007 6:45 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
Replies: 14
Views: 8464

Fantastic Michel! Go for it! Twist, twist, twist!!!
by Mac McCool
Mon Aug 20, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Daley Drawings
Replies: 172
Views: 61588

Love the last one Mike! You've become such an amazing sketch artist, dude!!! :D
by Mac McCool
Sun Aug 19, 2007 11:13 am
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Children's Book Art
Replies: 16
Views: 6779

Dan, I really like these images! Strong visual appeal, solid dynamic compositions. Art directors can be picky at times, but sometimes their demands push us to do better work, highlighting soft spots we didn't catch. One small item I noticed about your characters's facial expressions: they tend to be...
by Mac McCool
Wed Aug 01, 2007 3:20 pm
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Visual art graduate programs...illustration and such...
Replies: 13
Views: 6704

Here are some schools that teach illustration (I don't think all of them offer M.F.A.s in Illustration -- some have artsy names like "Visual Essay" -- so do your homework so you clearly understand what they offer). Note: they're in no particular order: - Minneapolis College of Art & Design - Marylan...
by Mac McCool
Wed Jul 25, 2007 6:36 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Visual art graduate programs...illustration and such...
Replies: 13
Views: 6704

The BFA and MFA in Illustration programs at California State University in Fullerton (CSUF) are producing great results. It's a very dynamic program (check out their news blog ), graduates are getting jobs, winning illustration awards , and top companies such as Nickelodeon are setting up educationa...
by Mac McCool
Fri Jul 20, 2007 5:51 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Daley Drawings
Replies: 172
Views: 61588

Super, Mike!!
by Mac McCool
Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:52 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Inking Survey
Replies: 35
Views: 20701

Lately, same as my friend Dik! And for lettering, Rapidograph 0.7mm (for more than 20 years I've used the same one!)
by Mac McCool
Wed Jun 13, 2007 3:34 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: They live above you...
Replies: 3
Views: 1302

Man! What's in that sandwich??? Fun stuff, Mike!!
by Mac McCool
Wed Jun 06, 2007 11:53 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: ZED #8 in June Issue of Previews!
Replies: 3
Views: 2556

WOW!!!
by Mac McCool
Sat May 05, 2007 8:06 am
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: In the mood for death
Replies: 4
Views: 1764

Tons of fun (well, it's still a bit dark, but fun nonetheless!). ;-D Great work, Pascal!!
by Mac McCool
Fri May 04, 2007 10:45 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Flight Explorer = Awesome
Replies: 15
Views: 9699

I'm with you there, Dave. And I cannot wait to see large dedicated sections of kids graphic novels in the children's books aisles of mainstream bookstores!