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 event for everyone. Read More
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 or doodling. It’s a great way to take my mind off of work, like not worrying about deadlines. To me, it’s relaxing. My creative lunch hour is my solace and solitude. Read More
Michael Lei has an extensive career as a 3D modeler and currently works at DHX media. In this career he has discovered the importance of knowing the tools of your community, and always searching for something new to learn. In fact with his huge range of experience we have two distinct topics for two distinct articles from just one interview.
Rob Cameron considers himself a drawer of all sorts. While he doesn’t have a problem drawing from imagination, or putting together comics from what he calls “His weirdest thoughts”, it’s easy to see one of his main focuses is life drawing. You can see his work on Very Satisfied, and even join him at Plan-B Wednesdays 7pm to 9pm for the life drawing sessions he administrates. We took some time Read More
I spent the weekend in a house with 12 other artists drawing nude people in the dead of winter. It was one of the most amazing three days I have spent in a very long time, and I have the kind folks of Red Clay and fellow participants to thank for it. Read More
It has been over 60 days since I’ve finished the Year of the Creative and it still feels just as good as day 365. In case you don’t know what that might be: I created every single day of 2014 and posted about it on a blog. It was awesome. It was exhausting. It was incredibly rewarding. With every big personal project comes a reflection on the good, the bad, and all the in betweens. So here is mine! Read More
Dave Howlett is a local writer/comic artist and manages Strange Adventures in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He’s been a member of the E3C since its early-days, and agreed to meet with me to chat about the stuff he’s into. Read More
When I had the idea to bring a couple supplies to this month’s meet-up, I had no idea that people would jump into full Valentine’s making mode and create some of the coolest cards I’ve ever seen.
Creative Pub Night is the revamped successor to the more traditional Drink and Draw. People hang out in a casual and social atmosphere to work, develop personal projects, or stretch their creative muscle. Here you will find shots of works in progress, studies, doodles, client projects and anything else attendees have worked on.
Hello again, everyone – and Happy Holidays! We hope everyone had a warm, safe (and creative!) season. If you haven’t been tagging along to our events this month, here’s a little recap of our most recent: The Creative Pub!
As usual, we held this event at The Foggy Goggle and much art-ing was done and fun was had. This year, however, we also decided to do a little bit of giving back. We do a lot of work with people within our artistic community, Read More