1. Taylor Krahenbuhl

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    Taylor Krahenbuhl is an American illustrator and concept artist. He is currently a Character Designer at Disney Television Animation. Where he is working on the animated series of Tangled.

    Born in Salt Lake City, Krahenbuhl studied at Brigham Young University, where he received a BFA in animation. He started working professionally one year into his course. Predominantly storyboarding and designing characters for smaller companies. He got his first taste of a large production, working with his mentor and college professor Ryan Woodward, doing value studies for the feature film Where the Wild Things Are (2009).

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  2. Cyril Bonin

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    Cyril Bonin is a French comic book writer and artist. Born in Montceau-les-Mines, France, Bonin studied Fine Arts in Mâcon, then Decorative Arts in Strasbourg before completing DESS (masters degree) in Computer Graphics, where he focused on Image Synthesis.

    After graduating, Bonin began working as a graphic designer for a small video production company. He stayed there for almost two years while illustrating on the side. In 1996, writer Roger Seiter approached him to illustrate a new series called Fog. Set in 19th Century London the story follows the crimes of Jack the Ripper. The series went to eight volumes, published by Casterman between 1999 to 2004.

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  3. teeth


    teeth is a gripping short film from co-directors Tom Brown and Daniel Gray, who together make up the animation studio Holbrooks. It had its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2015. It was the winner of SXSW 2015: Special Jury Recognition, Amsterdam Film Festival 2015: Best Animation, 12th Calgary Underground Film Festival 2015: Best Animated Short, NY Shorts Fest 2015: Best Animation, and Annecy International Animation Festival 2015: Fipresci Award.

    The short is an unsettling tale of a man’s fixation with teeth. A misguided and intense focus which started in his youth and carried on to old age. His life events are chronicled through the loss of his teeth and how his obsessive efforts to amend what was damaged bring on yet further destruction.

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  4. David Maingault

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    David Maingault is a French character designer, illustrator, and storyboard artist. Maingault has worked for Nickelodeon, Dreamworks, and Ankama. He is currently a Character Designer at Cartoon Network.

    Maingault studied Animation at L’École des métiers du cinéma d’animation in Angoulême, France. His graduation film, Tacky, Sticky & Glutinous, depicted a man lost between his dreams and his frustrations. The short earned Maingault a lot of praise and was featured on many blogs. If you check out his Vimeo page you will find lots more great short and test animations he produced while studying.

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  5. Fashion Fridays ~ Megan Hess

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    Megan Hess is an Australian fashion illustrator. She has worked with renowned clients including Prada, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., and Yves Saint Laurent. She has written and illustrated three best-selling books, Fashion House, The Dress and Coco Chanel.

    Born in Brisbane, Hess would draw as a child, yet never considered it would be something she could do for a living. So when she was a little older she decided to study Graphic Design at Griffith University.

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  6. GRAPHITE is Now Live on Kickstarter!

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    Following 3dtotal.com’s highly successful Kickstarter campaign for The Art of Loish is GRAPHITE magazine – a brand new campaign currently seeking funding! GRAPHITE will be a printed art magazine with an eclectic mix of interviews, tutorials, inspiration and advice, for people who love to draw and admire art.

    Its unique look and style will make for an elegant coffee-table browse, while the insightful resources inside will prove invaluable for the creative in you. Each issue will showcase the very best that the industry has to offer, from professionals to talented newcomers, from illustrators and urban sketchers to concept designers and comic artists – GRAPHITE aims to bring you diverse and exciting artwork with a traditional media slant, all of which will leave you inspired and informed.

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