Category Archives: Graphic/Commerical Design

Phill, Brandon and Isaiah at work

Phill, Brandon and Isaiah at work, a set on Flickr. Graphic design mentor Phill Shung with his mentees Isaiah and Brandon in his Park Slope, Brooklyn office and nearby thrift store Beacon’s Closet. Advertisements

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Studio Visit: Phillip Shung and Mallie Mickens, Graphic/Web Designers, 12/7/11

“What is design?” This was the opening question posed to Art Ready students by mentor Phill Shung of design and brand identity companies Sundree and Pixod. It led to a discussion of how Phill and his business partner, Mallie Mickens, … Continue reading

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Mural Painting session with Rebecca Graves, 3/19/11

Also see earlier posts about the mural design sessions, and the Art Ready presentation by Rebecca Graves. Art Ready mural artist Rebecca Graves had originally thought we would need two Saturday sessions for painting the mural (which she designed with … Continue reading

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Mural design workshops with Rebecca Graves, 3/3/11 and 3/10/11

What does it take to turn an ordinary school cafeteria into a visually stimulating environment? According to decorative painter and Smack Mellon board member Rebecca Graves, all you really need is pattern samples, adobe photoshop, a projector, and paint…and a … Continue reading

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Presentation by Rebecca Graves and Studio Visit: Phillip Shung and Mallie Mickens, 11/10/10

This week in Art Ready, students continued to learn how to be creative AND also earn a living, through presentations by artist-entrepreneurs who very much defy stereotypes of the artist as starving, secluded, or solitary. First, Rebecca Graves, a decorative … Continue reading

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