Category: Art Department

Orange Is the New Black production design | OITNB production design | production designer Malchus Janocko
Orange Is the New Black | Production Designer: Malchus Janocko | Netflix

Orange Is the New Black Production Designer Malchus Janocko Breaks Down His Sets From a Maximum Security Prison to an NYC Art Party

Orange Is the New Black Production Designer Malchus Janocko dissects his work on OITNB in our epic conversation about the maximum security prison, ICE detention facilities, and various flashback sequences.

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Design Talks: Watch the TIFF 2019 Production Design Panel at DGC Ontario’s Meet the Maker Celebration

Production designers Phillip Barker, Zosia Mackenzie, Craig Lathrop, and François Audouy share design stories at this TIFF production design panel.

Veep Set Decorator Kimberly Wannop

Veep Set Decorator Kimberly Wannop and Set Decorator David Smith Examine Their Work on the Beloved HBO Comedy

Veep set decorator Kimberly Wannop and set decorator David Smith talk about their starts in the business, the art of set dressing, and their work on Veep.

Perspective Drawing How To By Thomas Romain
Drawing by Thomas Romain

How to Draw in Perspective: 30+ Perspective Drawing Lessons By Illustrator Thomas Romain

If you’re looking to learn how to draw in perspective, you’ve come to the right place. Check out these 39 lessons on perspective drawing by Thomas Romain.

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Architect Breaks Down 5 TV Houses
Mad Men | AMC

Architect Breaks Down 5 TV Houses from Mad Men to Modern Family

Architect Michael Wyetzner breaks down the suburban design of Mad Men, The Brady Bunch, Weeds, That ’70s Show and Modern Family.

Celebrating Our Ten Year Anniversary: Why I Created Art Departmental

In 2009, Art Departmental was created to celebrate production design during a dark period of the film and television industry. In 2019, we look back.

Architectural Lettering | How to Write Like an Architect | architecture letters | block letters | slanted letters | Improve Your Handwriting

Architectural Lettering: How to Write Like an Architect

Architectural lettering is a great way to improve your handwriting. If you’re interested in learning how to write like an architect which is essential when you draft by hand as a designer, you’ve come to the right place.

Big Little Lies Production Design | Production Designer John Paino | Set Decorator: Amy Wells | Set design of Celeste's bedroom
Celeste's Bedroom | Big Little Lies Season 2 | Production Designer: John Paino, Set Decorator: Amy Wells | HBO

Big Little Lies Season 2 Production Designer John Paino Gives Us A Peek Into His Design Process

Catch up with production designer John Paino as we discuss his work, his design process, and what’s new on Big Little Lies Season 2.

A scenic painter prepares his paint and tools in front of an epic landscape backdrop showcasing the Scenic Paint Department Roles

Scenic Paint Department Roles and Responsibilities in Film & Television

Understanding the scenic paint job roles, responsibilities, and hierarchy on any film or television project is very important before starting in the industry.

Hail Caesar! / Set Decorator: Nancy Haigh / Set Dec Responsibilities and Set Decoration Department Roles
Hail, Caesar! | Production Design by Jess Gonchor, Set Decoration by Nancy Haigh

Set Decoration Roles, Responsibilities, and Hierarchy in Film & Television

Understanding the set decoration crew roles, responsibilities, and hierarchy on any film or television project is very important before starting in the industry. Read further for North American standards in the set decoration department.