Tag Archive: Digital design

El Centro College Art Students Create Artwork Inspired by “CIRCUS 1903”

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(May 16, 2017) Dallas, TX – Twelve El Centro College Art students, under the direction of Omar Hernandez (Art Program Coordinator), designed 12 framed art pieces using various mediums that will be on display during the entire run of CIRCUS 1903. The musical, which is showing at Music Hall at Fair Park, runs May 23- June 4.

Their assignment was to create a symbolic motif/logo/design based on the musical/performance Circus 1903. Using the techniques, and lessons from the class along with additional techniques, create a digital design that can either, directly reference:

  • the characters
  • music
  • history
  • style
  • concepts of the performance

Students whose artwork is featured in the display are: Francisco Gonzales, Marco Sanchez, Alejandro Subialdea, Eduardo Bermudez, Daniel Castillo, Hunter Cave, Stephanie Hastings, Alexis Jimenez, Natalie Kessel, Christopher Martinez, Luis Morales and Jerry Sharp.

The Art Department of El Centro College provides a wide range of courses including studio and lecture classes. Studio classes in both 2-D and 3-D media are offered including drawing, painting, photography, design, jewelry & small metals, sculpture and ceramics. These classes are essential coursework for the student pursuing a degree in a creative field, and they supply the student with valuable foundation skills. Students are encouraged to engage in personal artistic exploration, and engage in community activities such as exhibitions and collaborations.

For more information go to www.elcentrocollege.edu/art

El Centro College is a sponsor of Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) and DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards.

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Single tickets for CIRCUS 1903 are now on sale online at www.DallasSummerMusicals.org, by phone at 1.800.514.ETIX (3849), and at The Box Office, 5959 Royal Lane, Suite 542 in Dallas, TX. Mini Packs are also available online or may be ordered by mail or in person at The Box Office, by phoning214.346.3300 or through fax at 214.691.7386. Season subscribers and other patrons who have questions about their tickets can call The Box Office at214.691.7200.

About Dallas Summer Musicals:
Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) is the preeminent non-profit presenter of Broadway theatre in North Texas. DSM produces, presents and promotes excellence in live musical theatre with year-round performances for diverse audiences of all ages, impacting the lives of children and families through community outreach and education, and enriching the cultural landscape of Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas and the Southwest Region.

For more information about Dallas Summer Musicals, please call 214-421-5678 or visit the website at www.dallassummermusicals.or

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Digital Characters and Design: A presentation of work by Ben Faubion, Pad.co Creative Director and Minicrew artist

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You are invited to “Digital Characters and Design: A presentation of work by Ben Faubion, Pad.co Creative Director and Minicrew artist,” April 6th, 2017, from 7 – 9 p.m., at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 East Hickory St, Denton, TX.

Mr. Faubion is an illustrator and digital designer. Ben attended Laguna College of Art and Design, and earned a B.F.A in Illustration/Design. He has worked as a user interfaces (UI) designer with a variety of Fortune 500 companies, design agencies, and startups, while also continuously engaging his love for drawing and characters. His web and app design experience includes clients such Disney, Kawasaki, Ubisoft, Intel, and United Rentals.

He is currently the Creative Director at Pad, an Austin based startup that helps owners manage their homes. In his free time he’s building a quirky and fun illustrative brand called Minicrew, which is focused on the Do-It-Yourself and Maker culture. You can view his design work at www.reactivecanvas.com, and his illustration work on instagram at instagram.com/minicrewco.

During the presentation, Ben will share his illustration work on Minicrew as well as his latest design work. He will talk about his process of refining a character drawing, inking, and coloring digitally. He will be available to answer questions about digital tool techniques as well any questions about developing an engaging career in art and design.

The presentation is free for VAST Members; $3 for guests. http://vastarts.org

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