Image of one of Chris Sickels' stop-motion illustrations, showing a puppet of a young man yelling and motioning against a sky with clouds.
Start: April 17, 2018 5 p.m.
End: April 17, 2018 6 p.m.
Location: Art and Journalism Building

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Award winning artist and children’s book illustrator Chris Sickels creates 3D illustrations and stop-motion animations, making images come to life with textures, light, and elbow grease.  His illustrations and animations have been recognized by American Illustration, Communication Arts, and HOW. He has received three gold and one silver medal for his illustrations from the Society of Illustrators, and his stop-motion animated films have screened at various festivals including the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival and the Montreal Stop-Motion Film Festival.  Sickels has authored and Illustrated The Look Book, and children's books such as Here Comes The Garbage Barge, The Beginners Guide To Running Away From Home, and The Secret Subway.

Anyone interested in illustration, 3D computer art, stop-motion animations, and learning how artists can create a successful practice will enjoy this presentation.