Arts & Smarts with Google Doodle's Ryan Germick
Emma Coats is a huge story nerd. She's an artist. She's a filmmaker. She's self-taught (ask her about homeschooling!). She got her start in story at Pixar, and has since worked with animation studios of all sizes and a number of game companies. Her latest effort is launching a game studio of her own.
As the Google Doodle team lead, Ryan Germick manages the artists behind Google’s ever-changing homepage logos, and himself has directed, illustrated, designed, animated and collaborated on hundreds of “doodles,” including those celebrating Pac-Man, Les Paul, Star Trek, Charlie Chaplin, Dr. Seuss and Sesame Street. He regularly speaks on the creative process and ways to delight users of technology. Before joining Google in 2006... Read More →
Sometimes heralded as the “Aristotle of comics,” Scott McCloud is a cartoonist and comics theorist. He is best known for his non-fiction books on comics, Understanding Comics (1993), Reinventing Comics (2000), and Making Comics (2006). His comics include the comic book series Zot!, Destroy!!, the graphic novel The New Adventures of Abraham Lincoln which contained a mix of computer-generated and manually drawn digital images, 12 issues... Read More →