The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau is making significant investments in the Canadian public broadcasting, the arts and creative industries. A lesson for other countries on “how to tap into the creative capital of a society.”
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Stumbled on to this large mural that was apparently completed yesterday in Little Burgundy. The guys you see in the picture are applying anti graffiti coatings to the work and […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Roadsworth Mural in Little Burgundy.
Realized lately that two projects that I have had going in the last couple of years, Bus Stops and Dirt, have started interacting. Not sure I completely approve, yet, it […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Bus Stop With Dirt Picture
Friday evening was a celebration of a wonderful project started over a year ago by the Comité d’action des citoyennes et citoyens de Verdun (CACV). The basic idea is to […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Fantastic Night In Verdun
Both Federal and Provincial governments are encouraging transit systems to move to electrical Light Rail Rapid Transit systems, as opposed to motor driven buses. They are providing grants of large amounts of money. Arguments in favour of Light Rail are rational, thorough, economical and farsighted. London city council voted to support only a locally, minuscule-y […] . . . → Read More: cartoon life: London’s vision prescription eyeglasses
You might not believe that these stories are true but they are! Life was full of remarkable adventure as Deb grew up East of Adelaide from 1955 to 1974. The book covers neighbourhood and school-time stories from EOA, Lorne Avenue School and Beck Collegiate. There are humourous stories and some not so humourous. My sister’s book recounts her adventures […] . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Pre-Order ‘Hey Wendy Watch This!’
This is my freshly stolen bike. Some one for whom I have no polite words walked into my garage, removed the obviously unsanitary water bottle and took my bike. Why would anyone want to steal their grandfather’s bike is beyond me. Bronze and black Trek 300 hybrid mountain street bike. New tires. New chain. New […] . . . → Read More: cartoon life: My stolen bike #ldnont
Sitting at a table is boring. But watching people look at artwork isn’t really. Just loafing. [end] samu press blog _ cartoon life _ @dougsamu _ doug at G+Filed under: art Tagged: freecomicbookday, ldnont, madeWithPaper, meet the artist, TingFe… . . . → Read More: cartoon life: At my exhibition
This past winter I taught a graduate seminar course at Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema (Concordia University) entitled “Curatorial Labour and the Politics of Programming.” It was a fantastic and meaningful experience and I was fortunate enough to have 13 really great students, all of whom suffered along with me as I attempted to make sense of my overly-ambitious and brand new syllabus. A few weeks in me and the students came up with a list of questions that someone curating or programming film might want or ought to ask themselves….read more . . . → Read More: ezra winton: 20 Questions for Film Curators
Images from TingfestFiled under: art . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Images from TingFest opening night
Art from TingFest III 2016 by doug rogers It can’t be helped or prevented. Here are some products with my images from TingFest III.Filed under: art . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Pillows for your cats
The dining room table was cleared for a day or so. And we haven’t napped there yet. So it must be done.Filed under: art Tagged: Cat . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Napping on the table
I expect some of my readers will not be able to make it to LondonOnt for this exhibition. Here are the images.Filed under: art . . . → Read More: cartoon life: My cat art images for Tingfest III 2016
Being goofy in Sketches. I like the new pen. I wonder why I don’t use this app more often. Some nice watercolour tools.Filed under: art . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Goofy sketchy cat
Congo began his artistic career when he worked with Desmond Morris, anthropologist, TV presenter and writer of such books as The Human Animal, The Naked Ape, and Chimps-r-Us. Initially, Morris gave Congo the paints just to mess with the poor ape’… . . . → Read More: mark a rayner: Congo: a chimp, an artist, a cautionary tale
These are four books specially printed for Tingfest. 20 Monsters is also available as a free ebook at iTunes, though this is a special limited edition print run of 20 for this exhibition.The remaining books are collections of editorial cartoons drawn for The Londoner, also limited run editions of 20 for the exhibition. Comics is multi-panel […] . . . → Read More: cartoon life: My books for Tingfest III 2016
A Matisse-like cubism. Made with the earlier version of Tayasui Sketches. The new version has some interesting new brushes, and as I was browsing the gallery I noticed this, which seems a bit more interesting than when I did it. I don’t pop into Sketches very often. Like most of the other painting apps, it seems […] . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Odd tuxedo on green
Google it: tingfest. You are all invitedFiled under: art . . . → Read More: cartoon life: TingFest is on
I like discussing influences which may also be a way of simply saying I am not ashamed to admit where it all comes from….anyway, took a shot of a “back […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: The Searchers
You see that? It stands for swipe.Filed under: art . . . → Read More: cartoon life: See that? It means Swipe.
Auryn ink watercolour direct brutal drawing and scrubbing away at erasing. I wish the app had a more sensitive eraser, sponge, or tissue mode to erase or pick up too much colour. Update: in the interim, the developer of Auryn Ink has indeed added a more sensitive softer eraser option. Very nice.Filed under: art . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Black cat on the floor
Albrecht Dürer 1490 Portrait of the Artists Father from Uffizi catalog pg 166. I go back to this catalog to draw a few things that catch my eye, and shame, no, rather challenge myself. 🙂 as there is just no way I can make realistic drawings.Filed u… . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Back to the masters.
Poking my drawing finger into Concepts app. I have many. Many are neglected and not drawn in. Some are kept for specific tools or effects. Some get pokes every once in a while. and just like there are many shades of users, Concepts is well named, as … . . . → Read More: cartoon life: Black cat on green