Tag Archives: Dan Shefelman

Chalk FIT back by popular demand

FIT chalk artists will soon take to the outside walls of FIT. Illustration grad Angel Garcia (2013), initiated Chalk FIT today with a toothy character pointing the way to student chalk work that will begin appearing Monday at 9 a.m. “FIT … Continue reading

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Students Join Mashable.com Vine Challenge

Mashable.com’s weekly Vine Challenge produces a frenzy of infectious animation snippets on topics like creepy fantasy creatures, Jack-O-Lanterns, playing with food, and talking cars.  The more sophomoric the topic, often the more sophisticated the response in the form of six-second … Continue reading

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Raves for Cintiq keep coming

It’s not a new disco, a cutting edge designer or the stylist from the Hunger Games.  It’s a revolutionary technology in the drawing industry. “Think of it as an interactive iPad connected to a computer,” says C.J. Yeh,  professor of … Continue reading

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In Meagan Meli’s portfolio: A Forest Princess, Cyclops & Valentine

Within many of Illustration major Meagan Meli’s creations are a potpourri of themes, imagery and cultural references. Her illustrations can be playfully dark and scary in an Edward Gorey way. Yet none of the design elements are left stranded. They … Continue reading

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Contents of Pandora’s box re-captured

There are two garish babes bursting with vanity and a gloating cross-legged, primed prima dona. There are the furious fat spider, a he-man who boasts, and a lecherous pair of wide-open mouths sporting minks’ teeth. An ominous, famished figure sits eerily among them while … Continue reading

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Shefelman’s Ooze

Dan Shefelman is an illustration department professor who understands the bottom of the food chain. He writes the comic strip “Ooze,” which appears in the current December issue of Mad magazine. Professor Shefelman’s microbial view fits well with Gary Larson’s (of … Continue reading

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