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Nick Lepard- Face to Face

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January 13th, 2010

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To this young artist a portrait is not a representation of somebody since it only portraits a mere moment of a person that exists through time, however, Nick Lepard definitely has the ability to intrigue a viewer with his raw portraits. He gained notoriety in Vancouver with his large-scale self-portraits and portraits of friends. Born in 1983, this Vancouver artist accomplished his first solo exhibition fresh out of school in 2008 at the Diane Farris Gallery, a gallery that has been representing Lepard since the summer of 2006 when he had his first group exhibition. [ Continue Reading ]

Jordan Clarke in Motion

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December 17th, 2009

Screen shot 2009 12 16 at 11.15.48 PM 585x304 Jordan Clarke in Motion Jordan Clarke is a Vancouver based artist currently specializing in motion design and video production. There isn’t a lot of biographical information out there on this guy, but you can see his videos on vimeo or on his personal website. His videos are well worth the time, I recommend you take a look starting with his human movement sequences.

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Edward Kwong

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September 12th, 2009

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The 50′s were, to me, visually speaking, the sexiest decade. While pin-ups are my favorite, these come in second. They were created by Edward Kwong, a cool Canadian (Vancouver to be exact) who lays down sharp lines, definitions, and chiseled faces reminiscent of 50s Ad posters and comic books. His illustrations are very angular and their precision is no-nonsense. For more variety, you can check out some of his current sketches here. [ Continue Reading ]

Eat My Shorts… Literally

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July 28th, 2009

hydrangeatournure Eat My Shorts... Literally

Imagine if you could wear clothes that you could actually eat? It would give new meaning to eating on the go if you could grab a salad out of your pocket then eat the pocket. And think of the compost that would come from you capri pants. Unfortunately you would have squirrels, pigs, horses, hungry vegetarians and all sorts of wildlife chasing you down for your cabbage shoes! But mixed media artist Nicole Dextras shows us what we could wear in her creations…

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An Artistic Tour de Force

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March 31st, 2009

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There’s something about Vancouver artist Ben Tour‘s work that draws you into it. And it’s not the red lips and spaced-out gaze of the subject above. His works first take shape as  [ Continue Reading ]