Back in the summer of 2010, I took a photo of myself fake-levitating over a bed of thistles. I called it ‘We are all fragile at times‘. It remains one of my favourite photos to date. This past week, my friend, fellow graphic designer and incredibly talented illustrator, Stephanie Besselt O’Leary, gave me a wonderful [...]
On Saturday, October 20, GDC Manitoba presented Pencils Down: A BlueSky Workshop. Led by Mark Baskinger, associate professor in the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh), and William Bardel, principal of Luminant Design (New York City), the workshop offered clear and concise ways to learn how hand-sketching techniques – with pencils and pens [...]
Last Thursday (June 21), I spent my night volunteering at Pecha Kucha, Volume 10 (I was one of the people wandering around with a camera). Mainly though, I spent the evening getting totally inspired… again. Pecha Kucha is a really interesting event to help plan, and an amazing event to attend. It’s definitely one of [...]
At a recent Winnipeg South Photo Club meeting, we watched a 1993 film called Baraka. I’m anxious to watch it again, as well as Ron Fricke’s 2011 follow-up called Samsara. Both are non-verbal films, filled with stunning, thought-provoking imagery and backed with music/sound. I feel as though I could watch over and over again, each [...]
This past Thursday, I was one of the lucky audience members chosen to attend the second TedXManitoba event held at MTC Warehouse. It was a day full of learning and inspiration, jam-packed with 15 speakers and an additional six TED Talk videos. After the day came to a close, I realized how hard it was [...]
I find myself incredibly excited and inspired by life’s possibilities these days. Barely two weeks into January and there is so much stuff going on right now that I just had to share some of it.