The latest headlines from the FIDMDigitalArts.com blog:
FIDM Graphic Design Alumnus Operates Successful Design Firm
It was more than 10 years ago when Ryan McKay, after losing a baseball scholarship due to a broken arm during his senior year in high school, began considering an alternative career. Fortunately, McKay was not only a skilled baseball player, but also a fine artist, canvas painter, and illustrator. Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, he’d heard about FIDM from a speaker at Mountain Ridge High School and decided to pursue a degree in Graphic Design. Today, it looks like an unfortunate incident in McKay’s life has turned out to be a fortunate one for Arizona’s design industry. Read more about Ryan and his company, RECREATE Media, on the FIDMDigitalarts.com Blog.
Get Inspired: “A Better Bullseye for Target” by Motion Theory
Check out this advertisement developed by Motion Theory, a multi-faceted design/advertising firm located in Los Angeles. This dynamic and charming commerical was overseen by Motion Theory Director Chris Riehl and CG/Animation Supervisor and Character Lead Danny Zobrist,and themed ”A Better Bullseye” for Target. Read more on the FIDMDigitalArts.com Blog.
FIDMDigitalArts.com Featured on Communication Arts!
FIDM's Graphic Design & Digital Media website, FIDMDigitalArts.com (www.fidmdigitalarts.com), was featured on Communication Arts' in the“Webpick of the day” section on October 6. Communication Arts Magazine is "the premier source of inspiration for graphic designers, art directors, design firms, corporate design departments, advertising agencies, interactive designers, illustrators and photographers—everyone involved in visual communication." If you haven’t already explored the multiple exhibits of FIDM student and Alumni-designed work on FIDMDigitalArts.com, check it out now (click here). Read more on the FIDMDigitalArts.com Blog.
Congrats to New FIDM Graphic Design Graduate, Natasha Ramay
With a prior degree in Textile Design from Karachi University in Pakistan, FIDM Graphic Design graduate Natasha Ramay’s passion and influence for textile design is evident in her final graphic design portfolio, which she presented in September. After working in textiles, Natasha chose to switch gears to focus on graphics due to its ever-evolving platform in communication, she says. Read more now on the FIDMDigitalArts.com Blog.
FIDM Digital Media Alumnus Chris Mumford Embraces Photography
Whether he’s filming movies or taking photographs, FIDM Alumnus Chris Mumford has an eye for capturing moments from behind a lens. As a graduate from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s Digital Media Program in December 2009, Chris is well-educated in the various aspects of film-making, from digital composition and motion graphics, to editing and sound design. And now, he’s utilizing some of those skills and focusing his attention on another passion: still photography. Read more now on the FIDMDigitalArts.com Blog.
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