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Aug.
25,
2014

‘Advocate yourself’: Dyer uses social media, teniousness to seek dreams

By Chris Smith
Posted August 25, 2014 by Chris Smith
She was following her dream. She “worked her butt off for it.” Then she was told she didn’t make the cut. When junior Lindsay Dyer (B.F.A. advertising) came to the Savannah College of Art and Design it was because it was one of the few schools that offered a bachelor’s degree in advertising and a collegiate equestrian program. But pursuing both didn’t come easy.
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Aug.
21,
2014

Animation draws big summer crowds

By Travis Walters
Posted August 21, 2014 by Travis Walters
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” is the highest grossing film of the summer. So far. “Guardians of the Galaxy” is quickly catching up, and may overtake Transformers’s $243 million domestic haul. The defining characteristics of both films are the blend of live action with entirely animated characters and the many people it takes to make that happen.
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Aug.
11,
2014

To help save the endangered, SCAD alumni unite at Elephant Parade in Hong Kong

By Chris Smith
Posted August 11, 2014 by Chris Smith
Illegal ivory poaching and vast deforestation has plunged the population of Asian elephants to dangerous lows. Roughly 50,000 of their kind are left in the world, according to several international conservation reports. The outlook on their long-term survival is grim, with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature placing them on the endangered Red List and some predicting the species will be extinct in the wild as soon as 2050.
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Jul.
28,
2014

Comic-Con: Beatles bestseller, icy horror earns Eisner Awards for SCAD alumni

By Chris Smith
Posted July 28, 2014 by Chris Smith
More than 130,000 people attended the San Diego Comic-Con this year, but only a few walked away winners of the Eisner Awards, one of the top creative achievements in the comic books industry equivalent to the Academy Awards. Two of those winners were SCAD alumni Andrew Robinson (B.F.A., illustration, 1993) and Sean Murphy (B.F.A., sequential art, 2003).
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Jul.
24,
2014

SCAD alumna Heidi Elnora turns bridal fashion skills into TLC show

By Tarana Mayes
Posted July 24, 2014 by Tarana Mayes
Heidi's Build-a-Bride collection landed her in Nordstrom bridal suites and drew brides from as far away as Dubai to her shop in Alabama.
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Jul.
22,
2014

Best of Animation 2014

By Tarana Mayes
Posted July 22, 2014 by Tarana Mayes
Our students produce a tremendous amount of work each year. In animation, students learn 2-D and 3-D techniques to prepare them for whatever role they may choose in the industry once they graduate. We've assembled a few of the best works from the 2013-14 school year to share with you.
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Jul.
10,
2014

The World Cup through the eyes of U.S. Soccer's lead designer

By Tarana Mayes
Posted July 10, 2014 by Tarana Mayes
Be it baseball, football, basketball or soccer, fans may think it’s pure sport that draws them in.
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Jul.
7,
2014

Dark Horse doodler Patric Reynolds on making comics a career

By Chris Smith
Posted July 7, 2014 by Chris Smith
If you flip through a Dark Horse comic illustrated by Patric Reynolds (M.F.A., sequential art, 2009) pay attention. You might notice a recurring face in the panels. A smiling, bearded man — sometimes a mechanic, sometimes a police officer — always seemingly in the background.
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Jul.
7,
2014

SCADpad micro-house is a solution for TODAY

By Tarana Mayes
Posted July 7, 2014 by Tarana Mayes
Savannah College of Art and Design's futuristic micro-house experiment, SCADpad, is on the minds of media giants lately. TIME Magazine covered SCADpad in its "Smart Home" feature and NBC flew TODAY Show correspondent Jenna Wolfe to Atlanta for her own personal tour. In case the summer finds you behind on either, catch up by reading and watching now.  
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Jul.
3,
2014

Updated SCAD Savannah Alert: Hurricane Arthur

By Tarana Mayes
Posted July 3, 2014 by Tarana Mayes
Updated July 3: Arthur is now a Category 1 hurricane positioned east of Savannah, Georgia. The nearest significant impact to land is expected to occur in Charleston, South Carolina, which is beginning to feel the effects of Arthur’s outer bands. Models calculate landfall on July 4 near North Carolina's Outer Banks, however, tropical storm warnings are currently in place 20 miles off the coast of Savannah, and marine warnings and rip current warnings will remain in place at least until tonight. Beachgoers should use extreme caution due to the potential for rip currents.