Tuesday May 14th would’ve been the 100th day of my 100 Days, 100 Faces project and, at present, I have… hmm, 42 faces. Clearly I didn’t make my goal, so now what? Well it actually gives me the chance to … read more
Blog :: A Creative Life
I lost touch with my creativity once and vowed I would never let that happen again. In this blog you'll find my musings on creativity—my experiences as a recovering creative, how creativity can get blocked, resources on how to nurture it and the ways I am regularly practicing my own creativity. I've also been known to stray slightly off topic now and again, but I figure that's a writer's prerogative.
My Illustration for Children’s Picture Book class wrapped a few weeks ago and for our last session we went on a field trip to Chapters. While we were wandering around the children’s department looking at all the different illustrators, (whose … read more
If you hail from the great north strong and free then you might remember this very successful Molson Canadian beer commercial from their “I am Canadian” campaign. In this one minute commercial, we’re given many of the classic elements of … read more
If you’re like me and clearly remember the days when the web wasn’t at our fingertips 24/7, then perhaps you recall a time when gathering visual reference was a really annoying, labour intensive task. In a recent apartment purge I … read more
For such a visually-driven person, the walls of my apartment are surprisingly bare at the moment. Initially the reason was that when my sister and I shared the place, most of the art in the common areas was hers, so … read more