While we don’t have a guest speaker this month, that shouldn’t mean you should miss this visual artist meetup! Shed the last of your winter clothes and meetup other visual artists to celebrate warmer days.
Sunil Sarwal of The Small Monsters will be giving a talk entitled “The Imposter Syndrome: How to make it when you feel like you’re faking it. A talk for creatives.” This meetup is for all designers: graphic, product, web, game and UI/UX.
When: Wednesday, February 21st Time: 6:30-8:30pm Where: Volta Labs, 1505 Barrington Street, Halifax (7th floor) Cost: Free (but seating is limited) GET YOUR TICKET NOW Navigating taxes can be tough, especially when you’re working for yourself! What items do creatives forget to deduct? How do you even register to be a bonified business when starting […]
Time to celebrate all your creative accomplishments over the last year with our Show 7 Tell. More details to come. Listen as we take turns showcasing things we’ve learned, creative obstacles we’ve overcome or even just to say ‘thanks’ to someone who helped you on your creative journey. Different location while we await the reopening […]
Join other citizens in making the Halifax Region a better place through organizing yourself or participating at others’ ‘interventions’. Interventions or urban actions are a simple, low-cost way for anybody to showcase their ideas for a better city.
On the evening of March 9th, an outstanding number of young designers, illustrators, and web creators came out to have their portfolios reviewed. Volta Labs in downtown Halifax was filled to the brim with students, recent grads and young creative professionals looking for a variety of feedback on their work. It was a busy and satisfying […]
Taxes for freelancers and artists can be tough! It can seem hard to make sense of them, especially when it’s not our sole source of income. Then there’s the issue of selling online, what can artists claim, and specifics for Nova Scotain regulations. Luckily, we have Gerri MacVicar of Liberty Tax who is happy to answer the […]
To me, there’s nothing like sitting down with my sketchbook at a coffee shop or the nearest library, enjoying a beverage. I look down at a blank page, and wonder what to draw at that moment. Without thinking too hard, I take the plunge and just draw. I often spend my lunch hour drawing, sketching […]
I used to get really frustrated when I would hold a door open for someone and they wouldn’t say thank you. Or they would cruise right past me without acknowledging me in some way. I mean, after all, I’d held the door open for them. What kind of terrible person wouldn’t say thank you when […]
Hello, my name is Alison and I’m a web designer that spent my entire Saturday coding various web items around the central theme of farting in a jar. Now hear me out – this was for my first hackathon. For those not in the know, a hackathon is an event in which programmers, developers and […]