Freddie Mercury, mercurial indeed. Made in Adobe Draw, on iPad with Apple pencil.
In my family, the Montreal Canadiens (or, the Habs) are our team. My grandfather would, twinkle-eyed, tell of the thrill of watching hockey on live TV for the first time (and seeing his hero Maurice Richard through the lens of a wavering black-and-white screen), which inspired him to water down the backyard every winter and get his kids skating at “rocket” speed.
So happy to see this man, and his principles for kindness, humour, and openness making a resounding comeback in 2018. Made with Adobe Draw on iPad, with the Apple Pencil. … Continue reading Won’t You Be My Neighbour?
Red, white and blue is a delicious colour scheme, no? Created with: iPad, Apple Pencil, three colours, and one pen type.
Happy Spring 2018! Using Adobe Draw on iPad, I whipped up this quick sketch paying homage to yoga and cheeseburgers, both of which allow me to find my zen (on … Continue reading April #Doodle: Finding my Zen.
The movement in Hokusai’s iconic painting, The Great Wave off Kanazawa, has given our eyes a workout for decades. The presence of its several prints in Western collections (the Met … Continue reading Visual Adventure: A Digital Study of Hokusai’s Wave
Every year, nerds of the world (or, at least, of the Toronto area) don their best creative cosplay gear and descend upon the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to gush over … Continue reading Visual Events: Toronto Comicon 2018.
If you’re a child of the ’80s, you may recall The Littlest Hobo, a charming Canadian television series airing on CTV starring, well, a dog. It’s a cult favourite and, … Continue reading Google Doodle? Meet The Littlest Hobo.
This past week, I did a quick study of some iconic North American images from the 20th and 21st centuries: Obama’s Hope campaign poster, and an early but memorable cover … Continue reading Visual Adventure: Masters of the Universe Mash-Up.
by Samantha Mehra This article appears as part of the Visual People, a Q&A series devoted to profiling visually in-tune folks who work in a diversity of industries. Keep up … Continue reading #VisualPeople: Veronica Zaretski Wants You to Know About Toronto’s Music Scene #notDrakeorTheWeeknd
Sometimes you have to take the Art Nouveau style for a spin. -SM
by Samantha Mehra This week in the Visual People series: Meet Cassie Ackerman, a Toronto-based recreational therapist working to improve the lives of those in long-term care. We talk art … Continue reading #VisualPeople: Cassie Ackerman on the Mega Power of Art in Long-Term Care