“Draw from life. Learn the rules of perspective and classical lighting. The combination of practice and theory will take your drawing skills to the next level. These same drawing skills will be essential for representational painting. If you can’t draw it, you’re not going to be able to paint it.”
Jamie Morris has been a practicing freelance illustrator and oil painter since graduating from ACAD in 1997.
A select client list includes the names Canadian Pacific, Parks Canada, and the Glenbow Museum.
Jamie has taught in ACAD’s Visual Communications department since 2003 and also teaches landscape and portrait painting in ACAD’s Continuing Education program.
The Illustration Academy
BFA, Visual Communications Major, Alberta College of Art & Design
Arts and Science Diploma, Yukon College
Selected Professional Activity:
Midtown Gallery, Calgary
Whyte Museum, Banff
2004 + 2002
Gainsborough Gallery, Calgary
2003, 2002, 2001
Yukon Gallery, Whitehorse
Society of Illustrators
Alberta Society of Artists