Saturday, May 2, 2015

study guide


______ This artist was inspired by Saul Bass…Olly Moss
______ This artist is known for his book cover designs…Chip Kidd
______ This artist got recognized by posting his movie posters on line and eventually created a poster for the Oscars…Olly Moss            
______ This artist worked as a concept artist for Blade Runner and Tron among other films…Syd Mead
______ This artist was a graphic designer who created movie posters, logos, magazine spreads and opening credits for films…Saul Bass
______ This artist created a series of images with text and maps…Paula Scher  
______ This artist designed the add campaign for the “Ocean” films…Neville Brody
______ This artist designed most of the world of Star Wars with his concept art…Ralph McQuarrie
______ This artist inspired the 90’s grunge movement…Pollock
______ This artist was an action painter who recorded his movement while painting…Pollock            
______ This artist was upset when a friend produced a painting similar to his style bu incorporated diagonals…Mondrian
______ This artist had over one hundred of his illustrations stolen by a previous employer and had to take him to court to get them back…Struzan
______ This artist often used black and white ink to create his gritty characters only adding bits of color here and there…Miller             
______ This artist worked closely with film makers to recreate his style in films based on his comic books…Miller
______ This artist created a series of morbid illustrations rhyming the alphabet with tragic events…Gorey              
______ This artist was inspired by Alphonse Mucha…Hughes                   
______ This artist was once asked to create a poster over night and delivered it “wet” to the agency…Struzan
______ This artist created graphic illustrations and theater sets…Gorey 
______ This artist began as a comic book artist but now creates only covers and art for his fans at conventions…Hughes              
______ This artist was inspired by Keith Herring and Basquait…Banksy             
______ This artist created the opening credits for PBS’s “Mystery”…Gorey         
______ This artist created the “How Happy Are You” show…Sagmeister

false - Saul Bass was asked by Stanly Kubric to create no more than twenty sketches for “The Shining” poster.
false - Chip Kidd drew Batman for the cover of the Dark Knight series.
false - Syd Mead chose to work exclusively on “Battlestar Galactica” so he wouldn’t have to be involved in the “Star Trek” project.
True -Paula Scher is recognized as one of the top ten graphic designers and as a fine artist.
True -Stephan Sagmeister is known for drawing on his models.
True -Banksy started as a tag artist before becoming “legit”.
false - Gorey was famous for his love of children.
false - Struzan painted Harrison Ford many times but never met him and had to model for the posters he created.
True -Frank Miller’s “Holy Terror” series originally featured Batman but due to controversy he changed the character.
false - Jackson Pollock worked exclusively in oil paint.
True -Neville Brody often incorporated a DaDa-ist style with his type.