Illegal Art Practices: Transformation of Thoughts

These past few weeks, I have been able to watch several graffiti films on youtube.  These films would include: Exit through the Gift shop, Graffiti Wars and Alter Ego.  Each video raises questions concerning graffiti and art in various ways.  After watching the videos, I knew that these films would be great conversation starters for […]

When there is “Flow”

Lately, I’ve been consumed with what exactly makes people “click”. It’s that connection that occurs within minutes of meeting a person that makes one think (or feel) like you have known them longer than the time that was allotted to the both of you. There have been few times where this has happened to me…but when it […]

Street Art Evolving to Survive the Law

“Typically, the term street art or the more specific post-graffiti is used to distinguish contemporary public-space artwork from territorial graffiti, vandalism, and corporate art.” (Wiki 2012) Issues of privacy come up when a shop owner likes the graffiti on the outside of their buildings but face charges if not removed. The following is an excerpt from the City of Edmonton Bylaw 14600 in […]

DSLR Camera Simulator- Creator Jon Arnold

An amazing tool for teaching photography. This resource works with a variety of the elements when taking photographs.  For instance, ISO and shutter speed.  One of the drawbacks is that this application doesn’t offer the viewer to roam from left to right to capture a variety of compositions. However the application on focusing and framing does […]