13.05.15 by Kimi Hamada

Ola Szmida

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Polish animator Ola Szmida received an honourable mention at the 2015 Short Waves Festival. The trailer for “Unwanted Desires” is below, along with more of her illustrations and animations.

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19.01.15 by Jeff

Animation: “Thirty Masks” by Martine Frossard

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Simple little animation by Montreal-based illustrator Martine Frossard. Watch “Thirty Masks” below.

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28.03.14 by Jeff

Nuria Riaza

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Drawings by Nuria Riaza. More below.

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20.02.14 by Staff

Astrid Ysk­out

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Illustrations by Astrid Ysk­out. See more below.

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27.01.14 by Jeff

Alex Beck

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Paintings by artist illustrator Alex Beck.

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16.01.14 by Jeff

Rebecca Chaperon “Eerie Dearies” (26 Ways To Miss School) Book Giveaway

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My friend Rebecca Chaperon gave me two signed copies of her new book “Eerie Dearies”, featuring a painting for each letter of the alphabet. I’m keeping one book, and I’ll give the other one to anyone willing to come get it from me (meaning someone in, or close to, Vancouver).

Have a peek inside the book below. If you wanna snag the book leave a comment with a sentence about your favourite letter of the alphabet.

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13.01.14 by Jeff

Bingo

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Maxime Prou and Adèle Favreau are an illustrator/designer duo from France, known as Bingo.

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06.01.14 by Jeff

Video Interview With Artist Andrea Wan On Her First Solo Show in Denmark

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Here’s a lovely interview with my friend, Hong Kong-born, Berlin-based, artist Andrea Wan as she prepares for her first solo show, in Denmark. Vancouver really misses you Andrea, me especially.

I love the part where she talks about the improvised stories she used to tell into a tape recorder when she was younger. Things like that can unlock ideas that are buried deep in your subconscious.

My mom kept an old journal of mine from grade 3, and when I found it a few years ago, it was hilarious to see how many of the stories were about someone getting lost. It didn’t matter if it was a boy, a snail, a knight. No matter what happened in the beginning and middle of my stories, somewhere near the end, whoever it was, they got lost. I guess it was my biggest fear at the time.

 

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Andrea Wan’s Website

via: I DO ART