Mark Simon is an innovative artist whose work has been expanding the landscape of storyboarding for over 20 years. His work has appeared in comic books, TV series and feature films. He shares with us his digital animation process, which he describes as blueprints for directors.
Columbus artist Ann Woods loves lettering. She uses her skills in handwriting and calligraphy, as well as her understanding of the history of alphabets, to teach workshops through the Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Department where she demonstrated for us the visual impact of her written letters.
The Be Brave Choir is a combination of students from Whittier and McVay Elementary Schools in Westerville. This extracurricular choir is named after a song performed by Sara Bareilles with lyrics that are meant to inspire and empower youngsters. Led by music teacher Kim Spencer, the group hopes to expand to 3 new schools next year.
Traditional rawhide braiding is as utilitarian as it is beautiful. It used to be widely practiced by working cowboys, who used it for practical purposes such as whips and horse reins. Tim George has taken this meticulous cowboy art form to the level of fine art.