..Face it. You knew that stegosaurus drawing you drew when you were five would be useful one day. Bring out your childhood art to share!
Aint nothing finer than sitting down to stacks and stacks of art books. Bring along your favourites so that others can pour over them. Art books, coffee table books, instruction books, rare books. Anything that inspires you will surely inspire others. $2.00 to hang in this makeshift ‘readbrary’. Stay the whole night or just drop […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
For those of you who missed the creative pub last week, we thought we would post a little recap! Sharing is caring and all that. October’s creative pub ended up being one of those spectacular events where we had a little bit of everything.
I love history. As a creative artist, history inspires me. I love spending the time to learn with the stories that made Halifax the city we know today. Throughout its history, Halifax has been an important naval port and a centre of commerce. There are remnants of the city’s history and plenty of culture […]
The first hand-lettering artists were sign painters. They were hired to paint shop signs, posters, and paint information on shop windows to encourage customers to shop within the store. This art form required skill, craftsmanship and the only way to learn was to practice. Not much about it has changed over the years except that […]
We all get creative inspiration from different people and places. Some of us love to go to galleries and museums while others are lovers of magazines or stick strictly to online sources. I often get inspired by things I see on the street, an in store display, billboards, bus shelters, and lots from magazines and […]