Startup Edmonton invited me to take part in a live doodle session as part of their Launch Party event. For three hours I live doodled in illustrator while chatting with participants and took on their doodle suggestions. Below is a time-lapse of how it went down:
Kengo Kuma’s V&A Building, Dundee
Incredible work. Brought me back to my pre college days where I used a crappy 320p digital camera to do “stop motion” style recordings and animate them. I did some of them in college as well. Demos below. I need to get back into that! I always was limited by my available technology and knowledge… Continue reading Kengo Kuma’s V&A Building, Dundee
Lindork Does Life
Linda Hoang is a Canadian blogger and social media strategist based in Edmonton, Alberta.” Linda asked me to work on the branding and motion graphics for her new YouTube venture Lindork Does Life. So I did! You can check out Linda’s channel here. Go and give her a sub why doncha. Oh and if you… Continue reading Lindork Does Life
Minds in Motion
The Alzheimer Society (Alberta and Northwest Territory) asked me to develop branding for their Minds in Motion campaign.
Inspiration from a random forum post
“I’m not leaving this plane of existence without bringing my ideas to the world, they are absolutely worth it.” – Architeuthis
Ramsey on KISS
This has to be one of the best lessons on creativity. Chef who has all the knowledge, team and resources but can’t get the customers. Lesson: keep it simple and meet your customers half-way (don’t dictate).
I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.
I grew tired of my usual YouTube diet so decided to watch some walking tours of various London locales by John Rogers. This one on Highgate (where I spent a good number of my formative years). Featured in Highgate Cemetery was this awesome headstone: I thought it might be that of my all time favourite… Continue reading I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.
Brandy Y Productions
Brandy Y Productions inc. is an independent documentary film, television and digital media company owned by Brandy Yanchyk, an award winning Canadian filmmaker and journalist. Since 2009, I’ve worked with Brandy Y Productions on their title graphics and general graphic design duties. https://brandyyanchyk.com
Talking to Youth about Cannabis Booklet + Postcards
The City of Leduc asked me to design some materials for their ‘Talking to Youth About Cannabis’ initiative. It was important to the client to keep the tone informative and respectful to the audience (i.e. not trying to pander or patronise). This project involved me doing all of the layout and art direction, some spot… Continue reading Talking to Youth about Cannabis Booklet + Postcards
My Illustrator line-art tracing process
This is my process for tracing line art in Illustrator Make your sketch in pencil/pen/paper (I can’t sketch on a computer. It’s a personal deficiency, I suppose). Scan/photograph your sketch and clean up in Photoshop. Try to remove as many ambiguous smudges and unclear pencil lines as possible. Use levels to kill the paper tone… Continue reading My Illustrator line-art tracing process