Antoine Helbert’s Beautiful Mutants

Antoine Helbert’s Beautiful Mutants

French illustrator, master painter and graphic designer, Antoine Helbert creates beautiful mutants. Antoine uses various sources of inspiration, such as historical figures, animals, and fashion illustrations. His work is described as surreal meets portraiture, which he develops into the world of fashion and advertising. Antoine’s work may look familiar since he created many of the […]

Saving Mr. Banks- the creative clashes behind the scenes . . .

Saving Mr. Banks- the creative clashes behind the scenes . . .

 …the creative clashes that occurred behind the scenes… Two-time Academy Award®–winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks topline Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” made it to the screen. When Walt Disney’s daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, […]

First you See It, Now you Don’t

First you See It, Now you Don’t

Brian Lai, a young artist from Malaysia, has created illustrations of X-Men characters. Looking at the original, it might seem like an unfinished piece. But in fact, when you invert the colours it turns out to be a stunning, bold work of art. Lai, creates these pieces by originally making all the highlights in black […]

Dare to be Different this Holiday Season

Dare to be Different this Holiday Season

At this time of the year, it’s nice to express creativity to the max and bring holiday cheer to everyone! This past weekend our team at Façade Academy set-up our winter display in the Window Gallery. As an academy dedicated to creative development, we want to inspire our students and the community with creativity both […]