Friday, April 20, 2012

Scott Ligon will speak at the University of Toledo on April 20 at 9 am (yawn), along with fellow Cleveland Institute of Art Professor Jimmy Kuehnle. They are talking about their experiences integrating iPads into the first year curriculum at CIA as part of the Digital Canvas Initiative.


Wednesday, March 15, 2012

“The Term ‘Digital Art’ becomes virtually meaningless” - Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon interviewed for Digital Meets Art, an ambitious site originating in Florence, Italy. 


Monday, January 9 through Monday January 23, 2012

Digital Art Revolution is a partner for Adobe Bootcamp in Orlando Florida!




Thursday, December 1 through Friday December 30, 2011

Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film is being shown as part of the Northern California Film Festival in Monterey, CA. 


Thursday, November 10 through Sunday November 20, 2011

Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film about the death of his father, is being shown as part of the St. Louis International Film Festival in St. Louis, MO. Now in its 20th year, SLIFF is one of the largest film festivals in the midwest.


Thursday November 3 through Thursday November 10, 2011

Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film is being shown as part of the 9th Annual Wild Rose Independent Film Festival in Des Moines, IA. 


Saturday, October 29, 2011

Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film plays in Tampere, Finland as part of Future Shorts Tampere Festival.


Saturday, October 22, 2011

Scott Ligon teaches a one day BASIC (Basic Art Support in the Classroom) Teacher workshop for teachers and educators at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Entitled “Creating Fine Art with Photoshop”, the course is based on Scott Ligon’s book Digital Art Revolution: Creating Fine Art with Photoshop. Open to all Cleveland area art Instructors.


Friday, October 21, 2011

Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon hosts a panel of creative professionals who have risen to the tops of their respective fields as part of Next (Living Art + Design), an event where hundreds of top art students and teachers from all over the region converge at the Cleveland Institute of Art to get advice and instruction from creative professionals.


Wednesday, October 19 through Sunday, October 23, 2011

The film festival tour arrives at one of our favorite art towns, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film is being shown as part of the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival.


Thursday, October 6 through Sunday October 9, 2011

Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film about the death of his father, is being shown as part of the Louisville's International Festival of Film in Louisville, KY. Lily Tomlin is a featured guest of the festival, as are Chris Kattan and Horatio Sans (of SNL fame).


Friday, October 7, 2011

Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film plays in Goteborg Sweden as part of Future Shorts Goteborg festival.


Saturday, October 1, Sunday October 2, 2011

The festival tour continues! Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film about the death of his father, is being shown as part of the Silicon Valley Film Festival in Santa Clara, CA. 


Thursday, September 22 through Monday September 26, 2011

Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film about the death of his father, is being shown as part of the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival in Buffalo, NY. 


Thursday, September 22 through Sunday September 25, 2011

Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film about the death of his father, is being shown as part of the Atlanta Underground Film Festival in Atlanta, GA. 


Saturday, September 17, 2011, at 730 pm

As Digital art Revolution author’s new film, Figure-Ground, travels the film festival circuit, Scott’s first film, the award-winning Escape Velocity, is being shown again on the Documentary Channel.  Channel 197 on DISH Network and Channel 267 on DIRECT TV in the United States.


Friday, September 16 through Sunday September 18, 2011

Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film about the death of his father, is being shown as part of the Estes Park Film Festival in Estes Park, CO. Scott Ligon’s first short film, Escape Velocity, was part of the very first Estes Park Festival a few years ago.


Wednesday, September 14 through Sunday September 18, 2011

Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film about the death of his father, is being shown as part of The 17th Annual Temecula Valley Int'l Film Festival in beautiful Temecula, CA. Ian Hinkle, cinematographer for Figure-Ground will be attending as a guest of the festival.


Thursday, August 25 through Sunday August 28, 2011

Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film about the death of his father, is being shown as part of 2011 Rapphannock Independent Film Festival in Fredericksburg, VA. The movie was filmed in Fredericksburg using many local people, making this a homecoming of sorts.


Wednesday, August 10 through Friday August 12, 2011

Figure-Ground, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s new short film about the death of his father, makes its film festival debut as part of the Grand Rapids Film Festival in Grand Rapids, MI. 


Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop is released as an eBook in all formats,  published by Random House Digital. Now, in addition to the full color trade paperback, you can get a fully searchable copy for iPad, Kindle, Nook and all major digital platforms!


Sunday, May 20, 2011, at 1030 pm

Escape Velocity, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s award-winning short film about ADHD and creativity, is being shown again on the Documentary Channel.  Channel 197 on DISH Network and Channel 267 on DIRECT TV in the United States.


Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at 1030 pm

Escape Velocity, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s award-winning short film about ADHD and creativity, is being shown on the Documentary Channel. 


Tuesday, March 15, 2011

This week an exclusive distribution agreement was signed for “Digital Art Revolution” author Scott Ligon’s new short film “Figure-Ground”.  The agreement is with Future Shorts in London. Future Shorts is a short film distributor whose partners include broadcasters (Arte/ZDF, Canal+, HBO, SBS Australia and SVT), online channels (YouTube, Babelgum), advertisers (Sony Computer Entertainment, Samsung), airlines (KLM, Qatar) and mobile content aggregators (PlayerX). Future Shorts is the exclusive distributor for “Figure-Ground” for television and all media. www.futureshorts.com


Saturday, March 12, 2011

Random House informed us that an eBook version of Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop is scheduled for release this summer. It will be available for Kindle, Nook, iPad and other eBook formats. We’ll have more info closer to the release.


Monday, March 7, 2011

The well-respected “Digital Art Education” site recently gave “Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop” a very positive review, entitled “Taking Digital Art to the Next Level”. A quote from the review by Anne Pfeiffer: “Digital Art Revolution, by Scott Ligon (Watson-Guptill) is a very enjoyable and inspiring book of creative digital art ideas, theory and instructions. The intro chapter, "Welcome to the Revolution" makes it clear that it is written with an artist's perspective, not that of a technician who has found some neat tricks...”. See the review here.


Monday, February 23, 2011, at 1230 pm

Escape Velocity, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s award-winning short film about ADHD and creativity, is being shown again on the Documentary Channel.  The Documentary Channel is Channel 197 on DISH Network and Channel 267 on DIRECT TV in the United States.


Monday, February 5, 2011

Shorts International has signed an exclusive two year television deal for Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s award winning short animated film Escape Velocity in Latin America. The deal is with LAPTV, a partnership of four major entertainment giants, 20th Century Fox, MGM, Paramount, and Fox TV (Latin American Channels). They’ve all gotten together to form a massive series of movie channels, described as the best premium movie experience in Latin America. Escape Velocity continues to be shown frequently on the Documentary Channel in the U.S. and on Shorts TV in Europe. Escape Velocity is about ADHD and creativity. Get information on LAPTV, translated into English, here, or in the original Español here.


Monday, January 23, 2011, at 1030 pm

Escape Velocity, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s award-winning short film about ADHD and creativity, is being shown again on the Documentary Channel. 


Monday, January 10, 2011, at 730 pm

Escape Velocity, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s award-winning short film about ADHD and creativity, is being shown on the Documentary Channel. 


Monday, January 3, 2011

“Scott Ligon’s Digital Art Revolution”, great article in the Huffington Post written by digital artist and author Max Eternity. One of the major news sources on the web, with millions of viewers, The Huffington Post will soon surpass the readership of the New York Times. Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon also created a new video, entitled “Top Ten Ways That Digital Technology is Changing the World”, exclusively for the Huffington Post. See them here.


Friday, December 10, 2010, at 430 pm

Escape Velocity, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s award-winning short film about ADHD and creativity, is being shown on the Documentary Channel. 


Tuesday, November 23 through Thursday December 16, 2010

Digital Art Revolution author Scott has three digital works on display in Rio de Janiero, Brazil as part of  Expo 2010 Murat, a tribute to digital pioneer Heitor Luiz Murat de Meirelles Quintella at the Botanical Gardens.


Tuesday, November 17, 2010

Digital Art Revolution is featured on “the Photoshop blog” on photoshopsupport.com. The site will soon feature Photoshop tutorials from Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop.



Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon writes the “big question” column for issue 67 of Photoshop Creative Magazine. You can see Scott Ligon’s “Big Question” answer here.


Sunday, October 24, 2010, at 530 pm

Escape Velocity, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s award-winning short film, is being shown on the Documentary Channel.  


Saturday, October 9, 2010

BlogingBloging is a site “for WordPress and Web Designers”. Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop was included in their list of “14 Useful Photoshop Books” and given a very positive review, saying: “This book gets you on the path to thinking, acting and being a digital artist, a place where a simple scanned picture can turn into an artistic masterpiece”. See the entire list (and review) here.


Friday, October 8, 2010 at 1030 pm

Escape Velocity, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s award-winning short film, is being shown on the Documentary Channel. 


Monday, September 27, 2010 at 1100 am

Escape Velocity, Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon’s award-winning short film, is being shown on the Documentary Channel.Thursday, September 22, 2010.

Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon writes guest article, “Can We Learn to be Creative?”, on the Digital Art Guild Site.


Thursday, September 2, 2010

Photoshop Creative Magazine is giving away a copy of “Digital Art Revolution” as the prize  for their monthly image-making contest. This month's theme is 'No Time To Lose'. You can interpret that theme any way you want and use it to create an image using Photoshop. The winner's image is printed in issue 67 of Photoshop Creative. Click here for more info.


Thursday, August 19, 7-8pm

Scott Ligon, author of “Digital Art Revolution”, spoke at the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, the leading contemporary art institution in Virginia. The multimedia lecture addressed the transformative qualities of digital technology in art as well as the use of Photoshop as a tool for self expression.


Saturday, Aug 6, 2010

The Photographic Society of America has given Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop a very nice review in their well respected PSA Journal. The Photographic Society of America (PSA) is one of the largest, non-profit organization of its kind, with members in all 50 states as well as over 60 countries. The article is reprinted online and you can read it at faqs.org.


Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Suite101.com is a site made up of affiliated authors who provide articles and information about varied topics. The site has over 28 million visitors every month. Suite101 writer Kara Smith make a case for open source software, using the ideas found in “Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop” to illustrate her point. This truly demonstrates the universality of the principles defined in the book. See it here.


Sunday, July 25, 2010

digitalartrevolution.com ranks Number 11 on Guide to Art School’s list of the 42 Best Digital Art blogs: “This inspiring and informative digital art blog features a wealth of interviews and information about digital art in the real world”. We’re in good company. See the list of all 42 digital art blogs here.


Thursday, July 22, 2010

The Library Journal, the largest trade magazine for libraries worldwide, gave “Digital Art Revolution” a starred review (for recommended books) this month. The review appears in their print magazine and online as well, saying “Award-winning digital artist and arts educator Ligon makes a convincing argument that digital technology has forever changed how art is made. Ligon's book is among the best for beginning and intermediate artists.” That’s pretty much the whole review, but you can see it first-hand here.


Thursday, July 22, 2010 9am-4pm

BASIC (Basic Art Support in the Classroom) Teacher Workshops. Scott Ligon teaches a one-day workshop for teachers and educators at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Entitled “Creating Fine Art with Photoshop”,  the course is based on Scott Ligon’s book Digital Art Revolution: Creating Fine Art with Photoshop. Open to all Cleveland area art Instructors.


Sunday, July 18, 2010

Digital Art Revolution author Scott Ligon juries Medina Art in the Park in Medina Ohio, an event that draws over 15,000 creative community members. The regional newspaper, the Medina Gazette runs a nice article featuring Digital art Revolution. See it here.


Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Digital Image Magazine gives “Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop” a wonderful review, saying “......it just may be the best introduction to Photoshop ever written.”. See the entire review here.


Tuesday, July 6, 2010

The Digital Art Guild posted an intriguing article featuring Scott Ligon, author of “Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop”, entitled “Emerging Technology, Art and Anthropology”. See it here.


Thursday, July 1, 2010

Shade Magazine, Washington DC Arts and Music Site, interviews “Digital Art Revolution” author Scott Ligon. Scott talks about his creative process, his ties to Washington DC and the process of publishing “Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop”. See it here.


Wednesday, June 9, 6-730pm

Scott Ligon, author of “Digital Art Revolution”, speaks at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland. The MOCA Cleveland lecture is a multimedia presentation that addresses the world changing possibilities of digital technology in creative endeavor, with book signing at the end. Free and open to the public. See photos here.


Thursday,  June 3, 730pm

Dennis Knowles interviews Scott Ligon on the PBS/WVIZ show “Applause”. See it online.


Friday, May 21

Issue 61 of Photoshop Creative Magazine gives full page feature, great review to “Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop. See it here.


Thursday, May 6

Photoshop Daily interviews Scott Ligon, author of “Digital Art Revolution”. Scott talks about Photoshop as a tool for personal expression and the new features in Adobe Photoshop CS5.


Tuesday, May 4

“Digital Art Revolution” among favorite digital art books on Photoshop Daily.


Tuesday, April 27

Max Eternity interviews “Digital Art Revolution” author Scott Ligon for ArtDigital Magazine. Scott talks about his art, his family, and the transformative power of the digital art revolution!


Monday, April 26

Artprintissues.com, The business blog for visual artists, recommends “Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop”.


Sunday, April 25

Don Archer of the Museum of Computer Art interviews Scott Ligon, author of “Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop”.


Thursday, April 22

“Ligon gives us the best short introduction to Photoshop I have seen...” - “Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop” reviewed by Tim Boxer for 15 Minutes Magazine.


Friday, April 9

“Digital Art Revolution” makes the Top Ten List for Best Photo Manipulation Books on BestPhotographyBooks.com.


Thursday, April 8

Zoom Street, Pro Digital Photo Site, reviews “Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop”.


Friday, March 26, 2010, 12:15 pm

“Creating Fine Art with Photoshop” Ohio Bell Auditorium, The Gund Building, Cleveland Institute of Art. Lunchtime Lecture by Scott Ligon. Scott discusses Photoshop as a tool for personal expression and offers insight into the process of creating “Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop”.


Wednesday, March 24, 2010

David Gran interviews Scott Ligon, author of “Digital Art Revolution, Creating Fine Art with Photoshop” on “Carrot Revolution”, Digital Art Education Site.


Thursday, March 11, 2010

Scott Ligon is a guest writer for Art Digital Magazine, (AD Mag). Art Digital is Max Eternity’s well respected online magazine exploring the digital art world. In the article, Scott raises the question of whether the “digital medium” should really be considered to be a medium at all.


 

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