|Born||20 February 1969 (age 49)|
Copenhagen, Zealand, Denmark
|Occupation||Writer, Painter, Illustrator|
|Notable works||The CannonBall King , Tellus|
Thomas Warming (born 20 February 1969) is a Danish illustrator, painter, and author.
Warming, whose parents were both working in the airline industry, lived in Sweden until he was 5.
After relocating back to Denmark, Warming completed elementary school in Kolding, one year as an exchange student at Crater High School in Oregon, followed by one year at Handelsskolen Business School in Denmark.
Kolding is a Danish seaport located at the head of Kolding Fjord in the Region of Southern Denmark. It is the seat of Kolding Municipality. It is a transportation, commercial, and manufacturing centre, and has numerous industrial companies, principally geared towards shipbuilding. The manufacturing of machinery and textiles and livestock export are other economically significant activities.
Crater High School is a public high school in Central Point, Oregon, United States.
From an early age Warming was influenced by Pop art, comic books, graffiti and street art. In 1988, Warming was recruited by an advertising firm in Denmark, earning the title of Art Director at age 25. At the same time, Warming attended fine-art classes at the Spectrum School of the Arts. He majored in painting and live drawing.
Pop art is an art movement that emerged in the United Kingdom and the United States during the mid- to late-1950s. The movement presented a challenge to traditions of fine art by including imagery from popular and mass culture, such as advertising, comic books and mundane cultural objects. One of its aims is to use images of popular culture in art, emphasizing the banal or kitschy elements of any culture, most often through the use of irony. It is also associated with the artists' use of mechanical means of reproduction or rendering techniques. In pop art, material is sometimes visually removed from its known context, isolated, or combined with unrelated material.
Graffiti is writing or drawings made on a wall or other surface, usually without permission and within public view. Graffiti ranges from simple written words to elaborate wall paintings, and it has existed since ancient times, with examples dating back to ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, and the Roman Empire.
Street art is visual art created in public locations, usually unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art vans. Other terms for this type of art include "independent public art", "post-graffiti", and "neon-graffiti", and is closely related with guerrilla art. Common forms and media include spray paint graffiti, stencil graffiti, wheatpasted poster art, sticker art, street installations, and sculpture. Video projection and yarn bombing have also gained some popularity near the turn of the 21st century.
In 1993, Warming founded Warming Illustration, moved out of the studio "Den Blå Bil" and joined the artist studio Pinligt Selskab in the heart of Copenhagen. While there, Warming worked for 14 years alongside Valhalla comic book creator Peter Madsen and Teddy H. Kristiansen, as well as fantasy artists Jesper Ejsing and Emil Landgreen.
Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. As of July 2018, the city has a population of 777,218. It forms the core of the wider urban area of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen metropolitan area. Copenhagen is situated on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand; another small portion of the city is located on Amager, and is separated from Malmö, Sweden, by the strait of Øresund. The Øresund Bridge connects the two cities by rail and road.
In Norse mythology, Valhalla is a majestic, enormous hall located in Asgard, ruled over by the god Odin. Chosen by Odin, half of those who die in combat travel to Valhalla upon death, led by valkyries, while the other half go to the goddess Freyja's field Fólkvangr. In Valhalla, the dead join the masses of those who have died in combat, known as Einherjar, and various legendary Germanic heroes and kings, as they prepare to aid Odin during the events of Ragnarök. Before the hall stands the golden tree Glasir, and the hall's ceiling is thatched with golden shields. Various creatures live around Valhalla, such as the stag Eikþyrnir and the goat Heiðrún, both described as standing atop Valhalla and consuming the foliage of the tree Læraðr.
During this period, Warming produced a range of artistic works including children's books, licensed characters, educational books, advertising, magazines and board games. He also illustrated several computer games, most notably two for the Danish National Space Center and Egemont Publishing in conjunction with the Danish game development company Wegame.
Warming worked with a wide array of companies including Lego, Mattel, Marvel, Microsoft, Suzuki and Cartoon Network. Warming illustrated the worldwide published magazine Entre Nous on AIDS awareness for a year, edited by Jeffrey Lazarus, as well as illustrating articles for the Danish cult magazine Press, edited by Allan Nagel.
Lego is a line of plastic construction toys that are manufactured by The Lego Group, a privately held company based in Billund, Denmark. The company's flagship product, Lego, consists of colourful interlocking plastic bricks accompanying an array of gears, figurines called minifigures, and various other parts. Lego pieces can be assembled and connected in many ways to construct objects, including vehicles, buildings, and working robots. Anything constructed can be taken apart again, and the pieces reused to make new things.
Mattel, Inc. is an American multinational toy manufacturing company founded in 1945 with headquarters in El Segundo, California. The products and brands it produces include Fisher-Price, Barbie, Monster High, Ever After High, Polly Pocket, Hot Wheels and Matchbox, Masters of the Universe, American Girl, board games, and WWE. In the early 1980s, Mattel produced video game systems, under its own brands and under license from Nintendo. The company has presence in 40 countries and territories and sells products in more than 150 countries. The company operates through three business segments: North America, international, and American Girl. It is the world's second largest toy maker in terms of revenue, after The Lego Group. In 2014, it ranked #403 on the Fortune 500 list. On January 17, 2017, Mattel named former Google executive Margo Georgiadis as CEO. Georgiadis stepped down as CEO of Mattel on April 19, 2018. Her last day was on April 26, 2018. Ynon Kreiz is now the new CEO of Mattel.
Marvel Entertainment, LLC is an American entertainment company founded in June 1998 and based in New York City, formed by the merger of Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc. and ToyBiz. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, and is mainly known for its Marvel Comics, Marvel Animation, and Marvel Television units. Marvel Studios, formerly under the Marvel umbrella, became a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Studios, where it develops and produces a shared universe of films that shares continuity with some of the shows produced by the television unit.
As an author and illustrator of children’s books, Thomas Warming debuted in 2003 with Kanonkongen (The Cannonball King), now published in three languages: Danish, Korean and English.
These publications were followed in 2006 by the Sci-Fi trilogy ""Tellus - del 1: Lys I Mørket (Captain Tellus – Part 1: Light In The Dark)"". The first installment is translated into the English for the American market by High Before Homeroom author, Maya Sloan (Simon and Schuster Gallery Books 2010). Part 2 in the series is currently in the making and it is entitled ""Tellus - del 2: Magerne (Captain Tellus - part 2 : The Magi).""
In 2008 and 2009 Warming was chosen to represent Denmark at the annual MoCCA Art Festival (Museum of Comics and Cartoon Art) by the Danish Consulate in New York. Warming received a government grant in 2009 by Statens Kunstfond, to participate and exhibit.
Warming has maintained a fine art painting career throughout the last 20 years on the side participating in solo- and group shows and was selected for Diesel New Arts selected jury Scandinavia exhibit in Copenhagen 2005.
Besides Warming's artistic career, he taught sequential art, perspective drawing and acrylic painting at Københavns Tekniske Skole, Kreativ afd. (Copenhagen Technical College, Creative Dpt.), for a consecutive period of 10 years (1998–2008)
In 2009 Warming received a sponsorship for an Extraordinary Artist Visa and moved to New York City. He is currently working as Lead Concept Designer and Matte Painter for Walsh Family Media on the upcoming CG feature animation film The Cool Beans: We Need a Hit.
Danish film director Tao Nørager is currently making a Documentary about Warming and Patrick Walsh of Walsh Family Media as they are launching the movie
publications by or with illustrations by Thomas Warming
Children's book is for ages 5 and up, hand painted in acrylics, 32 pages and illustrated in full color. The book was nominated Book of the Month by the Copenhagen Public Library
The book was well received by the Danish newspapers calling it "a promising debut with an appeal for children who like action"
A cross-genre publication. It is part one of a Science Fiction trilogy for young adults.64 pages and fully illustrated in acrylics and Photoshop. The book is meant to be a mix between picture book/ graphic novel and comic book. The book was published in Denmark in an untraditional wide format, through Peoples Press Publishing. Part 2 is currently in progress.
Odense is the third-largest city in Denmark. It has a population of 178,210 as of January 2016, and is the main city of the island of Funen. By road, Odense is located 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of Svendborg, 144 kilometres (89 mi) to the south of Aarhus and 167 kilometres (104 mi) to the southwest of Copenhagen. The city is the seat of Odense Municipality and was the seat of Odense County until 1970, and Funen County from 1970 until 1 January 2007, when Funen County became part of the Region of Southern Denmark. Odense has close associations with Hans Christian Andersen who is remembered above all for his fairy tales. He was born in the city in 1805 and spent his childhood years there.
Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, is the heir apparent to the throne of Denmark. Frederik is the elder son of Queen Margrethe II and the late Henrik, Prince Consort.
Vejle is a town in Denmark, in the southeast of the Jutland Peninsula at the head of Vejle Fjord, where the Vejle River and Grejs River and their valleys converge. It is the site of the councils of Vejle Municipality (kommune) and the Region of Southern Denmark. The city has a population of 54,862, making it the ninth largest city in Denmark. Vejle Municipality has a population of 111,743. The city is part of the Triangle Region, which includes the neighbouring cities of Kolding and Fredericia.
Johannes Eugenius Bülow Warming, known as Eugen Warming, was a Danish botanist and a main founding figure of the scientific discipline of ecology. Warming wrote the first textbook (1895) on plant ecology, taught the first university course in ecology and gave the concept its meaning and content. “If one individual can be singled out to be honoured as the founder of ecology, Warming should gain precedence”.
Inger Christensen was a Danish poet, novelist, essayist and editor. She is considered the foremost Danish poetic experimentalist of her generation.
Odense Stadium is an association football stadium located in the Bolbro district of Odense, Denmark. Nicknamed Folkets Teater by Jack Johnson, it has been the home ground of Odense Boldklub since the 1940s and has previously hosted select matches for FC Fyn (2011–2012), Boldklubben 1909, Boldklubben 1913 and Odense Boldklub Kvinde Elite during their tenures in the higher ranking leagues. With a current capacity of 15,790, it is the fifth largest football stadium of any football team in Denmark. It is part of the sports complex, known as Odense Sports Park, that is owned by Odense Municipality and run by the company of Odense Idrætspark.
Rasmus Østergaard Würtz is a Danish footballer who plays in midfield for AaB in the Danish Superliga. He won the 2009 Superliga championship with F.C. Copenhagen. Würtz has played 12 matches for the Denmark national football team from 2005 to 2007, as well as 52 matches for various youth national teams, and he was named 2001 Danish Under-19 Player of the Year. As of 21 May 2018 Würtz is the most capped player in the history of the Danish Superliga with 434 matches played.
Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard, is a Danish political scientist with a particular interest in public choice analysis and classical liberalism.
The 1926–27 Landsfodboldturneringen was the 14th edition of the Danish national football championship play-offs, a Danish FA-organised club football tournament between the championship clubs from each of the six regional football associations. In advance of the tournament, a play-off structure had been agreed, which meant that the winners of KBUs Mesterskabsrække were directly qualified for the national championship final against the winner of the Provincial tournament. The semi-finals consisted of two matches; on one side the champions of JBUs Mesterskabsrække played against the champions of FBUs Mesterskabsrække and in the other match, the champions of the LFBUs Mesterskabsrække tournament played against the winners of a preliminary round between the champions of SBUs Mesterskabsrække and BBUs Mesterskabsrække.
The 1927–28 Danmarksmesterskabsturneringen i Fodbold was the 1st edition of the new year-long structure for the Danish national football championship play-offs, a Danish FA-organised club football tournament between the highest ranking clubs from each of the six regional football associations. The national tournament consisted of two stages, a preliminary round contested by 20 teams split into 5 groups determined by draw and distributed evenly among all regional associations, where the five winners of each group would qualify for the final championship round held at the end of the season.
Peter Brandes is a Danish painter, sculptor, ceramic artist and photographer.
Tao Nørager is a Danish Film director specializing in documentaries.
Events from the year 2011 in Denmark.
A bibliography of books and material related to the Architecture of Denmark:
George Kringelbach was a Danish journalist and gastronome.
Arne Haugen Sørensen is a Danish painter and illustrator. Since the 1980s, he has become one of Denmark's most productive religious artists, decorating over 25 churches.
Super16 is a Danish non-traditional film school based at the Nordisk Film Studio in Valby, Copenhagen. The name of the school refers to both the economical Super 16 mm film gauge, and to the number of participants in each class: 6 directors, 6 producers and 4 screenwriters. Each class program is for a 3-year period and produces 6 films annually. Although English-speaking applicants can apply, all instruction and communication is held in Danish.
Provinsmesterskabsturneringen i Fodbold was a knockout association football competition contested annually between 1913 and 1931, organised by the Danish FA (DBU), which determined the championship of the provinces. Throughout the competition's existence, the five regional football championship clubs from Bornholm FA (BBU), Funen FA (FBU), Jutland FA (JBU), Lolland-Falster FA (LFBU) and Zealand FA (SBU) participated after the end of normal league season, except for the years 1916–1920 and 1931. Until 1927, the cup tournament was part of the Danish Championship play-off, Landspokalturneringen, and was held prior to the Danish National Championship semifinal or final. Beginning from the 1928-season, the regional championship became a separate tournament held alongside the Danish Championship, but still organised by the Danish FA, now under the official name of Provinsmesterskabsturneringen. The 1915 edition was not played due to the limitations imposed as a consequence of World War I. The tournament was abolished after the 1931 edition, where the Jutland FA representative, Esbjerg fB, witdrew from the competition due to lack of time in its schedule.
The 2018–19 Odense Boldklub season is the club's 130th season, and their 57th appearance in the Danish Superliga. As well as the Superliga, the side will also compete in the DBU Pokalen.
Thomas Warming tegner i en raffineret, mættet sort-hvid flade af træsnitsagtige detaljer og dyster surrealisme
Den handler om heksen Inger Svinger, er illustreret af Thomas Warming og målrettet børn i 5.-7. klasse
tempoet og humoren vil sikkert appellere måske især til de (mange) børne, der kan lide humor og action.
Det går over stok og sten og vil klart appellere til børn, der foretrækker krudt og kanoner fremfor dukker og balletskørter
'Tellus' er en rigtig røverhistorie for sønner og deres fædre med svimlende kig ud i rummet
Nr. Snede og omegn i bogen udpeget til at blive centrum for hele menneskeheden