Justin Hamilton: CG and Motion Graphics Creator Extraordinaire
Nov02

Justin Hamilton: CG and Motion Graphics Creator Extraordinaire

FIDM Graduate and Instructor Justin Hamilton recently spoke with Digital Media students about his career.  Hamilton is a a 2D/3D designer and animator with five years of experience creating CG and motion graphics for film, television and video games. During his time working for Create Advertising, Greenhaus GFX and Motive Creative, he has worked on iconic campaigns for Disney, Marvel, Sony, HBO, 20th Century Fox, Playstation and many...

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Get Ready For a British Invasion with FIDM Instructor Graham Moore
Nov01

Get Ready For a British Invasion with FIDM Instructor Graham Moore

  We are hopping across the pond with FIDM Visual Communications Instructor Graham Moore, only this pond is in Lancaster, Calif. for his “British Invasion” exhibition. Moore will be featured in a showcase of British artists including David Hockney, Colin Gray, Eleanor Wood, Gordon Senior and many more. Previously, he was featured in a Los Angeles show at Haphazard titled “This is Collage,” spotlighting a...

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Graphic Design Studio Tour: Exclusive Insight Into BrandingIron Worldwide
Oct24

Graphic Design Studio Tour: Exclusive Insight Into BrandingIron Worldwide

The FIDM Social Media team recently traveled to West Hollywood to visit the HQ of BrandingIron Worldwide (BIW). BIW specializes in working with companies and brands to showcase a concept in the most authentic and cohesive manner through graphics and other outlets. With clients including Warner Brothers, Disney, DC Comics, Netflix and Sony, BIW has established their presence in this industry. Multiple FIDM Graduates work here, too!...

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The Life of a Blogger: Luci Petlack Tells All
Oct17

The Life of a Blogger: Luci Petlack Tells All

Recently, FIDM Social Media Instructor and Blogger Luci Petlack AKA Luci’s Morsels took over FIDM’s Instagram account to give her best tips and tricks for excelling in the ever-evolving blogging world. From brand deals, to photo-editing, these seven informative tips are sure to help all aspiring food, fashion, beauty and travel bloggers achieve their dreams. ⠀ 1. Lighting is everything. “Since so much of blogging is...

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FIDMDigitalArts.com Named One of Feedspot’s ‘Top 50 Graphic Design Blogs’
Oct14

FIDMDigitalArts.com Named One of Feedspot’s ‘Top 50 Graphic Design Blogs’

FIDMDigitalArts.com has just been named one of Feedspot’s “Top 50 Graphic Design Blogs” on the web. We took the honor as we were ranked 34 among the likes of HOW Design, David Airey, Abduzeedo, AIGA’s Eye on Design and many more reputable design blogs. Rankings were based on the following criteria: Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, Twitter and other social media...

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5 Dynamic Illustrators Who Will Inspire Your Next Creation
Oct13

5 Dynamic Illustrators Who Will Inspire Your Next Creation

il·lus·tra·tion ˌiləˈstrāSH(ə)n/ noun 1. pictorial matter used to explain or decorate a text Illustration: you either have the capabilities to excel at it or you do not. With that being said, whether you are an expert portrait artist or just really great at drawing stick figures, you have to admit that seeing visual dynamic illustrations can spark inspiring creativity. Keep scrolling to see extraordinary talent from FIDM Students,...

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5 Awesome Typographers to Follow on Instagram
Oct05

5 Awesome Typographers to Follow on Instagram

Are you looking for some fun design inspiration on your Instagram feed? We’ve compiled a list of some of the coolest typographers and hand lettering designers on the scene. Check these five Instagram portfolios for your daily dose of type! 1. Gemma O’Brien Gemma O’Brien fuses together type design and illustration to create intricate masterpieces. She’s got an eye for detail that makes her style extremely unique. Take...

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Graphic Design Inspiration: 5 New Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads
Sep21

Graphic Design Inspiration: 5 New Design Portfolios From Recent FIDM Grads

Summer quarter has officially ended and we have a treat for you – FIDM Graphic Design Grad portfolios. Featured within their portfolios is a variety of essential skills taught within FIDM’s Graphic Design program including branding, licensing, publication design and much more. With the variety of skills learned in their classes, FIDM Graphic Design Students are ready to take their art to the next level. Scroll down to see...

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