Building Our Community at Maker Faire Vancouver & SIGGRAPH

Have you ever thrown a party and had that feeling, “what if no one shows up?”  Well, on June 25th of this year, I took on that feeling in a big way, by hosting a new event in the city, known as Vancouver Mini Maker Faire. A big part of hosting this sort of event and filling a room — along the list with project management and lots of meetings — is having an effective promotional strategy, paired with great design. Design that makes sense.

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Deconstructing Street Art

In a post I made earlier in the year, I talked about my love of teaching 2D Graphics 1 to our Digital Design students. I can honestly say I have an equal love of teaching 2D Graphics 3 which combines techniques from both Illustrator and Photoshop. This is an elective course in which we analyze and deconstruct current styles and trends. The students then have studio time to create a new work inspired by these techniques. The result is always exciting as everyone has such a unique take on each lesson. Read More