And just for a giggle…. Kermit on Strombo!
I thought I would share some of the video work available online from some of the other Puppet Intensive participants. One night we had a bit of a video show and tell/ heckling night, looking at video work from anyone who brought work to share. These are just a few. Maybe I’ll start with a […]
Last week, my good friend, Beth Cartwright, took me out on a mystery art date. We went out to Bragg Creek, a place neither of us had been since before the Flood. Bragg Creek was really different since the flood, the whole course of the river had changed, and the picnic area was completely washed […]
Here are some artists who are using automata and mechanical principles in their artwork. I like that these draw from traditional techniques, but each artist has added their own unique twist, to make their own things. Dug North Dave Johnson Gary Schott Mihai Bonciu Juan Pablo Cambariere
Here’s a video of Calder’s famous circus. Do you recognize the filmmaker?
Lover her or hate her, she’s got some good points. Listen.
A new book by one of my favourite authors, Danny Gregory. I have a few of Danny’s other books, including The Illustrated Life, The Creative License, and Everyday Matters. His books are among the first I reach for when I’m looking for inspiration- a flip through the pages is usually all it takes. I am […]
A friend of mine introduced me to some new work to research, Jean Painlevé. Jean Painlevé (1902-1989) was a film maker, who made documentaries, the animal documentaries being of particular interest to me. On first glance, he seems to have enjoyed cropping the scene really closely around the animal (or parts of the animal), which creates […]