"Making Choices" with Illustrator David McKean

 

Video Details

Sponsored by: Creative Talent Network

As an artist throughout your career you will be in the position of 'making choices'. Choices that effect your art and other aspects of your life. Listen in on a LIVE meet up and Q+A from London with the amazing illustrator David McKean.
 
"As an artist throughout your career you will be in the position of 'making choices'. Choices that effect your art and other aspects of your life. Listen in on a LIVE meet up and Q+A from London with the amazing illustrator David McKean.
 
Dave McKean has illustrated and designed over eighty award winning and ground breaking books and graphic novels including The Magic of Reality (Richard Dawkins), The Homecoming (Ray Bradbury), The Fat Duck Cookbook and Historic Heston (Heston Blumenthal), What's Welsh for Zen (John Cale), Varjak Paw and Phoenix (SF Said), The Savage, Slog’s Dad and Mouse Bird Snake Wolf (David Almond), Arkham Asylum (Grant Morrison), Night Shift (Stephen King), and Mr. Punch, Signal to Noise, Coraline and the Newberry and Carnegie Medal winning The Graveyard Book (Neil Gaiman).
 
He has written and illustrated Cages (Harvey, Pantera, Ignatz and Alph Art awards), two Pictures That Tick volumes of short stories (V+A Book of the Year), an erotic novel Celluloid, and Black Dog: The Dreams of Paul Nash, a commission by the 14-18 Now Foundation and the Imperial War Museum. The multimedia live performance of Black Dog was featured at Tate Britain, the Somme Memorial in Amiens, and many other festivals in Europe and Canada.
 
Dave has directed five short films and three feature films, MirrorMask, Luna (Raindance Festival Best British Feature and BIFA awards) and The Gospel of Us with Michael Sheen (two Bafta Cymru awards). He is currently editing his fourth feature Wolf’s Child, adapted from his own play, created with Wildworks Theatre Company and performed for the Norwich Theatre Festival and at the Trelowarren Estate in Cornwall.
He is Director of Story at the 3-Michelin star Fat Duck in Bray, and has created murals and packaging for Heston’s restaurants in London and Australia.
 
His work is in private and public collections around the world, and he continues to insist that narrative has a crucial place in art.
His most recent publishing projects are Joe Quinn’s Poltergeist with David Almond, illustrations for the books Crime and Punishment, Neuromancer and Gormenghast, books of Venice and Prague drawings, a graphic novel called Raptor, and two books of drawings and paintings - Nitrate inspired by silent cinema, and Caustic inspired by silent erotic cinema.
 

Similar Videos

A Conversation with
Kim Jung-Gi

CTN

  0      46807      1
FREE

CTN sits down with Master Draftsman Kim Jung-Gi...

VIP Opening Night with Kobe Bryant and Glen Keane

CTN

  0      34900      350
FREE

Widely regarded as one of the best basketball players of all time Kobe Bryant pairs up with world renowned legendary animator Glen Keane to ‘tip off’ opening night at CTNX2017. Join the...

An Evening with
Glen Keane

CTN

  0      27502      8
FREE

Powered by: Glen Keane...

A Conversation with Claire Wendling

CTN

  0      23198      4
FREE

CTN sits down with Illustrator Claire Wendling....

The Rats' Nest Reunion

CTN

  0      21565      0
FREE

Veteran Disney animators and directors Tony Bancroft (of The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast) host a reunion 30 years in the making!  In the late 70s, "The Rats' Nest" was a ...

Glen Keane talks about
Animation and CTN

CTN

  0      18779      4
FREE

Glen Keane was born on April 13, 1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of cartoonist Bil Keane, creator of the The Family Circus, and Australian born Thelma (Carne) Keane. He was raised in Pa...

FrankenWeenie
.

CTN

  0      16939      598
FREE

Powered by Don Hahn, Executive Producer (Beauty and the Beast, Lion King, Hunchback, and the upcoming Maleficent) Allison Abatte, Producer (corpse bride, fantastic mr. Fox) Rick Heinrichs, Art ...

Kim Jung-Gi

CTN

  0      16543      857
FREE

Live drawing demonstration with Kim Jung Gi....

Carlos Ninè
An Argentinian Master

CTN

  0      15941      3
FREE

The Creative Talent Network was both honored and proud to be able to launch our "Conversations with Creators" series by going into the home and studio of the legendary Argentinian Cartoon...