It’s 2019. It’s nearly March. Clearly, I’ve been busy. But in a good way! Writing, editing, video creation, managing a content calendar, overseeing projects (and a phenomenal marketing team) – these … Continue reading Article Snapshot: “Life Lessons: What IKEA Gets Right About Customer Experience”
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.
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
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.
by Samantha Mehra This article appears as part of Visual People, a weekly Q&A series devoted to profiling visually in-tune folks who work in a diversity of industries (such as … Continue reading Don’t Blink: “We Eat With Our Eyes” – Chef Alison Iannarelli on the Value of Visuals in the Culinary World #VisualPeople
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
We talk visual note-taking, comics, and turning a hobby into a full-time gig. This article is the first in the ‘Visual People’ series, a weekly Q & A devoted to … Continue reading #VisualPeople: In Conversation with Robert Keder, Founder and Owner, Keder – Creatie & Illustratie (Netherlands)
Another goal for 2018? Learn the basics of animation. Today I took an initial stab at it, using Animation Desk for iPad. Oh, what a time I had. This initial … Continue reading Animation 101!
Part of the joy of creating Google Doodles as part of an ongoing “Damnit Sam, learn how to draw already” project is that I can pay homage to very obscure … Continue reading Google Doodles: A Canadian Throwback series
It’s Valentine’s month, love it or leave it! In honour of a few things (the month, the city of Toronto, and the all-pervasive Simpsons valentine made famous by the one … Continue reading A Toronto Valentine.