Who doesn’t like to draw dead animals? Well, over 25 people showed up February 7th to draw our taxidermy still life. Donated by the awesome folks at Plan B Halifax, we set up mood lighting for a variety of animals. A fox, duck, owl, eagle and some sort of lizard gave us their best poses. […]
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.
Since 2011, Andrew Burke has been having a blast creating photo mashups of iconic Nova Scotia scenery with a scifi twist. Burke is the creator of the locally popular ‘Star Ships Start Here’. An independent web developer by trade, Burke caught up with us to talk about his process, Nova Scotian roots and the importance of proof […]
In the creative world, your portfolio is your resume, summarizes your ability and illustrates your knowledge of design principles (or the principles of your discipline). You’ll hear the words “show, don’t tell”, often because we are in the business of being visual communicators. We must present employers with our best work to get invited for an interview and get hired.
100in1Day – that’s 100 actions all happening on one day: on June 6. Join other citizens in making the Halifax Region a better place through organising 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.
Could you hear it? It was the sound of footsteps marching. Wednesday, April 15th 2015 was remembered as the day of saving Nova Scotia’s Animation, Film and TV industry. It was the biggest rally in the province in recent years. I joined thousands who descended onto Province House, the provincial legislature of Nova Scotia. Everyone […]
I hate winter! I share everyone’s sentiment about this season. I never imagined being bombarded with over 80 centimetres of snow, let alone shovelling that much! Aside from the muscle aches from constantly shovelling the white stuff, I’m trying to be a good sport and see it as much-needed exercise. But with the flash freeze, […]
Megan Archer is the jeweler and business mind behind Aflame Creations. She works in copper enameling, process that combines a metal base with powdered glass. We caught up with her to talk about studio spaces, the business of being an self employed artist, and, if she’ll ever make an owl.
Happy 2015! Yes, it’s that time of year again. From festive dinners to unwrapping gifts by the Christmas tree, we cherish those moments with our loved ones and families. It’s also a time to reflect on the past year’s accomplishments and special memories. Now, we start the new year with a clean slate. Out with […]
Where to even start? Wow! First off, what a fantastic evening. A huge thank-you to everyone who came out to have their portfolio reviewed, and of course, to the reviewers! It has been a week and a half since the event took place and we still have people raving about it. For those of you […]