Tag: artist

06
Mar

Amazing sculptures made out of recycled tires

One way to cultivate creativity is to make art from things that others believe is trash. While most artists spend their money on materials like clay, paper, or paints, Blake McFarland doesn’t have this problem. Not just a pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, Blake creates his sculptures from recycled tires.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

28
Dec

Artist helps friends bar with creative chalk signs

The Spirits Tavern in Dahlonega, Georgia had been seeing a decline in patrons. That’s when owner Sabrina Walker had the idea to recruit local artists to design chalk signs for her business. She managed to get a friend of hers, Ollie Wolff Pruitt, aka littlewolff, to take on the project. Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

01
Jun

Graffiti artist creates stunning, colorful wall typography

36daysoftype is a yearly open call that invites designers, illustrators and visual artists to share their view on the letters and numbers from our alphabet. Celebrating this, Buenos Aires and Amsterdam-based artist, Nase Pop, has taken to the streets by graffiting the 26 letters of the English alphabet as colourful wall typography. Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

28
Mar

Artist transforms vintage books into mountainous landscapes

Canadian artist Guy Laramée is a man of many talents; capable of directing, composing, fabricating instruments and of course, sculpting and painting. If you’re a lover of vintage books – someone who prefers the feel of paper as opposed to holding a reader – then you might want to shy away from this.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

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Mar

Amazing honeycomb sculptures made with the help of bees

A beautiful work of art can sometimes be a collaboration between several artists. However, Beijing-based artist Ren Ri has an unusual team of collaborators: bees. Together they create intricate honeycomb sculptures and maps from beehives in Ren’s sculpture series Yuansu I: The Origin of Geometry. Roughly translated, it means “a comprehension of the gestalt of life”.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

15
Dec

How to encourage aspiring young artists

There are many ways to define creativity; putting things together in unique ways, or seeing the a given problem with fresh eyes. And while we all solve problem in creative ways, encouraging it in others can make a big difference.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

28
Nov

Humorously pointless missing posters

Once upon a time, before the Internet, people relied on flyers, missing posters, and community spirit to help them find their lost pets. They’ve also used to spread the word about cool events going down around the nieghbourhood. Nowadays however, public announcement posters are just basically a vehicle for people’s excess sarcasm.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

25
Jul

The pros and cons of dating a programmer

Are you single? Are you looking for someone who likes to strip, touch, finger, unzip, and mount? If you know I’m talking about Linux commands, then you must be a programmer.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

13
Jun