Tom Lyle

Tom Lyle

Tom Lyle

B.A., art, University of Florida

First year at SCAD:
2005

"I love what I do as an artist and I love sharing why and how I do my work to help create new generations of successful sequential artists."

Credentials

Design and execution of online SEQA 202 Drawing for Sequential Art course; worked on Spider-Man as a comic arts professional, including the design of the Scarlet Spider

Awards, recognition and honors

Presidential fellowship, SCAD; invited artist, The Spider-Man 100 Project; Best Dramatic Short Film, Silver Sprocket International Film Festival; first place comedy award, Pegasys Cable Sytem Year End Festival; Group Show, Downtown Kingsport Association, PLASMA Art Group; Group Show, "Myths and Metaphors," PLASMA Art Group, Arts Depot; Group Show, "Things I've Felt" - Starving Artist; Group Show, Sequential Art Retrospective, Red Gallery, SCAD; Workshop Presentations: Superhero Anatomy, HEROES CON; solo show "Comic Books: The Sequential Art of Tom Lyle," Art Downtown/Gallery 209; Invited Artist: The ED HANNIGAN Benefit Project, Hero Initiative Benefit COMIC BOOK; Group Show, FCBD Heroes Aren't Hard to Find

Publications and presentations

Spider-Man, Amazing Spider-Man, Batman, Detective Comics, Robin, Starman, Star Wars, Punisher, Mutant X, X-Men Unlimited, Warlock

Previous Positions

Designer and illustrator, American Sign and Illustrator; art director, Tidwell Graphics; freelance illustrator; illustrator, Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics and Eclipse Comics; art express instructor, William King Regional Art Center; art director, Universal Companies Inc.

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • SEQA 100 Introduction to Sequential Art
  • SEQA 202 Drawing for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 215 Materials and Techniques for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 304 Advanced Drawing for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 311 Conceptual Illustration
  • SEQA 325 Environments, Props and Structures
  • SEQA 340 Superhero Comics
  • SEQA 345 Figure Drawing for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 382 Visual Storytelling I
  • SEQA 405 Visual Storytelling II
  • SEQA 410 Sequential Art Senior Project
  • SEQA 501 Drawing Strategies for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 707 Drawing for Sequential Art