Category: Art Department
First Person: How I Production Designed the World of STAND!
Production Designer Marian Wihak describes in her own words how she production designed the new film musical, STAND! which opens across Canada November 29, 2019.
Graphic Designer Annie Atkins Writes New Book: Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking
Annie Atkins new book, Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, and Prison Escape Maps: Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking is available for pre-order now.
Orange Is the New Black Production Designer Malchus Janocko Breaks Down His Sets From an ICE Facility to a Maximum Security Prison
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.
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.
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.
The Game of Thrones Season 8 VFX Breakdown Reel by Pixomondo Will Feed Your Creative Spirit
VFX Company Pixomondo has released their Game of Thrones Season 8 VFX Breakdown Reel will feed your creative soul but beware- it contains major spoilers.
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
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 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.