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.
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
It’s positively balmy in Toronto, a perfect day for doodling outside under the sun. It’s nice to feel the pen swirl around on the paper again, and get deep into … Continue reading Sunday Sketch.
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.
With apologies to the moon, and with great appreciation for all the comic book artists out there. I find it *extraordinarily* hard to combine humour and illustration – kudos to … Continue reading I drew a comic (finally).
A quick’n’dirty exploration of pop art, via self-portrait. -SM