Category: Art Department

RESOURCE: Museum of American Packaging

I recently came across my new favourite Flickr pool, The Museum of American Packaging. At school this month, I designed a 60’s grocery store set and perusing this gallery really helped with

ART DEPARTMENT TIP: Children’s Artwork

              Children only draw full bodies. They may not always include a torso but they will always include limbs representing the body. Children can not conceptualize

The Motion Picture Art Director

Take a look at these diagrams detailing the work of the motion picture art director from 1940 and 1994.

NEWS: Universal Studios Backlot Reopens

On June 1, 2008 Universal Studios New York St. backlot burned to the ground. Two years later it has now been reopened (as of yesterday) with crews shooting there again starting July

How the Film Industry Works

The Updated version of the Movie Swing diagram The original Movie Swing drawing. This is from Little Joe’s studio in New Orleans. It is in bad shape, because it went through Hurricane

EXHIBITION: Interior Design Show 2010 Colour Trends

Thoughts? Rose Lagacé | @artdepartmental

I Love Pantone

– PANTONE has been rolling out more than just paint chips and colour guides lately. I am obsessed with their new line of products. I am dying to get myself a PANTONE

Screwdriver Types: Common Screw Drive Heads and Screw Sizes Guide

If you’re looking for the ultimate tool guide to screwdriver types and screw head sizes, you have come to the right place. You will learn the essential types of screwdrivers, the names of each screwdriver, and the most common various sizes of screw heads.

How to Tie a Knot: The Bowline Knot and the Trucker's Hitch Knot

How to Tie a Knot: The Bowline Knot and the Trucker’s Hitch Knot

I learned how to load a truck and tie it down the hard way. Hopefully you won’t have to learn this way. If you follow the links provided you will learn how to tie a trucker’s hitch knot and a bowline knot.

About Art Departmental | How I Started in the Art Department

Welcome to Art Departmental: How I Started in the Art Department

So who am I and how did I get started in the art department? I’ve created Art Departmental to talk about the art department and production design at large.