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Leif Peng
Works at Mohawk College, Fennell Campus
Attended Sheridan College
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Will Davies, Teacher
As a young man, Will Davies studied at the Ontario College of Art. Looking at the eager, smiling student in this mid-1940s photo, I doubt he could have imagined that one day he would become one of the college's most revered and respected instructors. Will's...
As a young man, Will Davies studied at the Ontario College of Art. Looking at the eager, smiling student in this mid-1940s photo, I doubt he could have imagined that one day he would become one of the college's most revered a...
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Today's Inspiration Returns! - With The Art of Will Davies
It's been a year since I put the Today's Inspiration blog on hiatus, but today I'm very please to turn the lights back on so I can share some exciting news with you: I'm in the midst of producing my first book, "The Art of Will Davies." For those who don't...
It's been a year since I put the Today's Inspiration blog on hiatus, but today I'm very please to turn the lights back on so I can share some exciting news with you: I'm in the midst of producing my first book, "The Art of Wi...
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A new blog to celebrate the work of an exception (if lesser known) illustrator of the mid-20th century...
There are some illustrators of the mid-century whose work I have come across time and again in my collection of old magazines about whom there is virtually no information available online or in reference books. One such artis...
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Today, a most remarkable narrative following up my 4-part interview from April with Marilyn Conover...
One of the great delights of producing this blog is hearing from friends, neighbours, family members and coworkers of the artists I've showcased. These folks often bring a fresh perspective to the subject and provide a more comprehensive view of the person, for which I am always grateful.
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Some thought provoking words on the illustration business (and beautiful artwork) by Bob Heindel...
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I just turned 50 and got published in 'illustrators' magazine. Best. Birthday gift. Ever.
By guest author Peter Richardson. Working on a publication like illustrators is a dream job. Yes, there is a hell of a lot of work that goes into each issue, the bulk of which is never seen by our readers, but the subject matter and the enthusiasm it generates is the primary dynamic which keeps ...
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The End... and a New Beginning
"Hey buddy; a studio space just opened up here. But it'll be gone by this afternoon... if you want it, you're going to have to grab it right now." It was a call from my good friend and fellow storyboard artist, Jeff Norwell . Jeff and I had met on the first...
"Hey buddy; a studio space just opened up here. But it'll be gone by this afternoon... if you want it, you're going to have to grab it right now." It was a call from my good friend and fellow storyboard artist, Jeff Norwell. ...
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A fabulous recounting of the career of an amazing talent and all around great guy...
Tom in his office at his Malibu Home “Get over it.” Tom Sawyer says it’s the best advice you can give people. A few years back I had the chance to meet one of my artist heroes, Leonard Starr, who was in Southern Cal...
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About twenty years ago I illustrated the covers and interiors for a young readers book series about a talking detective basset hound named Wordsworth. Only well after the series was in print did the editor tell me author Todd...
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Marilyn Conover: "... the most dynamic person I have ever encountered."
One of the great delights of producing this blog is hearing from friends, neighbours, family members and coworkers of the artists I've showcased. These folks often bring a fresh perspective to the subject and provide a more comprehensive view of the person,...
One of the great delights of producing this blog is hearing from friends, neighbours, family members and coworkers of the artists I've showcased. These folks often bring a fresh perspective to the subject and provide a more comprehensive view of the person, for which I am always grateful.
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Bob Heindel: "... we might as well try to be extraordinary."
Recently a friend surprised me with a terrific gift: the Society of Illustrators Annuals from 1975 and '77. I've been pouring through them, discovering many treasures in both word and picture. The piece I've transcribed below called "Point of View," written...
Recently a friend surprised me with a terrific gift: the Society of Illustrators Annuals from 1975 and '77. I've been pouring through them, discovering many treasures in both word and picture. The piece I've transcribed below called "Point of View," written by Bob Heindel for Illustrators 18 ...
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Preview: illustrators #7 featuring Alan Lee, Bernie Fuchs, John Vernon Lord... and me!
By guest author Peter Richardson. Working on a publication like illustrators is a dream job. Yes, there is a hell of a lot of work that goes into each issue, the bulk of which is never seen by our readers, but the subject matter and the enthusiasm it genera...
By guest author Peter Richardson. Working on a publication like illustrators is a dream job. Yes, there is a hell of a lot of work that goes into each issue, the bulk of which is never seen by our readers, but the subject matter and the enthusiasm it generates is the primary dynamic which keeps ...
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I draw pictures and teach at Mohawk College in the Graphic Design program
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  • Mohawk College, Fennell Campus
    Professor of Graphic Arts, 2009 - present
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I'm an illustrator, cartoonist and graphic art educator
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  • Sheridan College
    Illustration, 1981 - 1985