Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article is about Russian motion designer Vladimir Tomin, and this is his video called Прогулка (Stroll). Here are the first three paragraphs from Colossal, in italics. Russian motion designer Vladimir Tomin recently went viral with his most recent, … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll discuss a new animated short film from Pixar, called Bao. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the answers on Facebook during Friday Live! At Artglish, we help artists and designers … Continue reading Video Mondays

Let’s Talk Tuesdays


On Tuesdays, we watch talks or interviews with artists and designers and discuss how to present our work clearly and with confidence. This week we’ll see animator Joshua Slice discuss his short films about Lucas The Spider. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the artist/designer speak clearly and with confidence? Does he use … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays

Wordy Wednesdays


On Wednesdays, we look at artist statements or design philosophy statements and discuss the best vocabulary to describe an artwork or design. Today we’ll look at the About page of German animator Oliver Latta, also known as Extraweg. Here is a video of his animations that I saw recently on Facebook. Here is the text … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used to describe them. Today we’ll read about Wes Anderson’s new animated film, Isle of Dogs, in an article from Cartoon Brew. Here are the first three paragraphs from Cartoon Brew, in italics: Last Thursday Wes Anderson’s latest movie – the … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos.  Today we’ll see a short animated film called In a Heartbeat, by Beth David and Esteban Bravo from the Ringling College of Art and Design. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the … Continue reading Video Mondays