The Department of Illustration

Shaun Tan

Posted in Character Design, Comics by The Department of Illustration on November 22, 2009

This is lovely, ‘Tales from Outer Suburbia’, echoes of Edward Gorey’s work and uncanny themes, but a really beautiful ending.  link

thanks to Bridget for sharing it.

Are you zine friendly?

Posted in Collaborations, Comics, Doodles, Events, Handmade by The Department of Illustration on October 6, 2009

Viceland- Artists inspired by Where the Wild Things Are

Posted in Character Design, Children's, Comics by The Department of Illustration on October 6, 2009

Cheltenham Illustration Awards

Posted in Comics, Events by The Department of Illustration on September 23, 2009

Online shop now available for ticket purchase
http://www.ecommercegateway.co.uk/glos/store/shop/products.asp?func=prodvar&compid=1&deptid=59&prodtypeid=1&prodid=885

University of Gloucestershire

Cheltenham’s Pittville Studios 2009 Illustration Awards presented by Tom Gauld and Simone Lia

Thursday 8 Oct 2009 11 am- 3pm

Tickets £10 admission to students and academics

phillip marsden

Posted in Comics by The Department of Illustration on September 12, 2009

Liverpool based artist has a new exhibition, reviewed at artinliverpool.com

phil-marsden-1

Manchester Artists' Book Fair

Posted in Comics, Decorative, Handmade, Historical, Text/Image, Typography by The Department of Illustration on August 27, 2009

link

Saturday 7th November 2009

10.30am Guest Speaker David Faithfull

12 noon – 6pm Fair open to the public (40 stalls)

11am – 4pm MMU Artists’ Books special collection open

Manchester Artists’ Book Fair

Posted in Comics, Decorative, Handmade, Historical, Text/Image, Typography by The Department of Illustration on August 27, 2009

link

Saturday 7th November 2009

10.30am Guest Speaker David Faithfull

12 noon – 6pm Fair open to the public (40 stalls)

11am – 4pm MMU Artists’ Books special collection open

The Comics Bureau

Posted in Comics by The Department of Illustration on July 20, 2009

In a similar vein to this very site, we’re proud to announce the launch of The Comics Bureau.

As the name might suggest, it concerns itself with comics and comics culture.

BICS (British International Comics Show)

Posted in Comics, Professional by The Department of Illustration on July 17, 2009

Dan is organizing a stand for NWSAD at this event in October.

http://www.thecomicsshow.co.uk/

Any NWSAD students interested in getting involved should check the facebook page for details-

NWSAD Comics

Comics competition

Posted in Comics, International, Submissions/Competitions by The Department of Illustration on July 14, 2009

The International Comic Artist Conference has a competition on the theme of astronomy and the universe.

There are categories for both single illustrations and comic stories, each with a top prize of US$1000.

Visit the site here.