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Toronto Dribbble Meetup 1.0

Last week, we had a Dribbble meetup, it was my first time hosting one of this. Overall the night was fun sharing experiences and engaging with each other. Personally, seeing creatives from different fields finding common ground was the highlight of my day and as for me the learning I had from this experience (thousand notes!). I’m happy to have survived my anxiety levels and …

Medium format film is not dead, and I’m here to love it

Rolleiflex camera

When my DSLR got stolen, I felt like they took one of my arms with them. Leaving me with my iPhone and my collection of vintage film cameras that I wasn’t sure if they even work. I decided to go back to basics and first tried out the Canon AV-1, after developing Ultrafine Film 400 I found out the camera has a few mechanical issues …

Occupational Therapy

It feels like the end, the trembling, the light-headedness, the panic.I know it all well too good by now. I tell myself it will pass, just feel it. Anxiety.

Monday #currentmood

Frederik Trovatten

A few fun and inspiring links from the past week: Such an inspiring Talk by Ashley C. Ford during 99U Conference in New York. cute packaging design and branding by Pentagram and Snoop Dogg for POUNDS No surprises here, I am a dreamer. Take the test and find out which creative type you are and if you are The Innovator give me a call, please. …

Mother’s Day 🌹

mothers day animation

Feeling Festive! To all the Mamas out there, Happy Mother’s Day! Icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com is licensed by CC 3.0 BY

Greetings from Toronto

Toronto's postcard

This postcard gave me a full year of Adobe creative suite when I submitted it for the Adobe Live Design Challenge during Behance live. This prize came at a perfect time for a struggling creative. Thank you Behance team! [add happy tears here] The image of Toronto’s Harbourfront was sourced at unsplash.com and taken by Sidra Saeed @sidrahmd

Monday #currentmood

cat-nap-image

This below zero weather is testing my patience and since I’m trying to get some Illustrations skills in Adobe Illustrator, it appeared to be very appropriate to share my #currentwintervibe sponsored by my not there yet illustration skills but trying. Brrr enjoy.

_hi_2019

It took me a couple days to decide whether to hit the skip button for this year’s recap but it felt somewhat important for my future mental health to do it so when I feel melancholic about time going to fast I can have a quick peek to this post and realize that this past year did not suck as much as I thought but …

New Portfolio

It was about time to upgrade the layout of my Portfolio and give its own home. Even Though I always liked it to have it all together I started listening to what some other visitors of this page had commented about it and most of the feedback was the same: overall looks nice but it does not get to the point of what I want …

Imagine

In honor of what should have been today his 78th birthday, I made a quick motion to celebrate the release of a new box set of his iconic album, Imagine. Happy Birthday John Lennon! Top image:  John Lennon at Tittenhurst Park, 1971 Photo by Peter Fordham ©1971 Yoko Ono

Infinite Kusama Toronto

yayoi kusama

“Forget yourself. Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment.” -Yayoi Kusama Yayoi Kusama is in town and had the opportunity to visit AGO a couple times. Here are some snaps from my iPhone (since my DSLR was a victim of Toronto’s crime and is no longer by my side). Slide Gallery:  Sorry for the motion sickness. Update: April 28th, 2018.         …

2017 Thank you but no thanks.

This year, allergies stayed around for too long that’s when I should have known this year was going to be one for the books but not for the right reasons. We had a rough year with good and challenging things happening to our little family but just like some will say “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” Thank you 2017 for reminding me where …