29 December 2014


(Thesis paper) Defining Digital Space through a Visual Language

(Podcast) http://creativedisturbance.org/podcast/cancer-finding-beauty-in-the-beast-2/

Shane Hope uses open-source nanomolecular design software to manipulate molecular models by the thousands into painterly prints.

(Video) http://www.youraga.ca/exhibit/amovingimage

(Documentary) http://docstudio.tvo.org/story/david-me

(Toronto) "Artist's Way" Monthly Meetup




"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves." - William Shakespeare
"Science’s job is to map our ignorance." - David Byrne
"All art is the result of one’s having been in danger, of having gone through an experience all the way to the end, to where no one can go any further." - Rainer Maria Rilke (December 4, 1875–December 29, 1926)
"You're a special treasure (and not the burying kind)." - TU
"The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting." - Vincent Van Gogh

22 December 2014


(Project Mgmt app) Trello - Organize Anything



Collection of Digital Compilations by Michael Yacono Artiste/Extraordinaire


Toronto Skyline on Vimeo.

(Painting party) http://paintthemasters.com/index.html



"If you want sell your work, you have to take your pig to market."-  Ryan Gander (at Art Basel)
"The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life." - William Faulkner
"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." - Heraclitus
"You are the storyteller of your own life, and you can create your own legend, or not." - Isabel Allende
"What's the difference between cats and dogs? Answer: Cats aren't afraid for their jobs. In other words, you have to stop trying to please people to be a true artist." - Betty Parsons, American art dealer (who represented Jackson Pollock)  Via

17 December 2014

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/30/arts/is-our-art-equal-to-the-challenges-of-our-times ?

http://www.hotpopfactory.com/laser-cutting/ (215 Spadina)

(Geometric Art) James Wild's Notebook drawings

(Vine animation) from Science Centre  


Videogame that collects the blood you lose as you play


Bruno Latour: French philosopher and sociologist of science



"In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"History is only the pattern of silken slippers descending the stairs to the thunder of hobnailed boots climbing upward from below." - Voltaire
"The one sign you will be rich is that you work harder than everyone else." - Via
"Which has had more value in your life, where have you grown more and learned more, where have you become more wise, where have you learned patience, understanding, equanimity, and forgiveness – in your hard times, or the good ones?" - Ajahn Chah
"One must have the courage of one’s vocation and the courage to make a living from one’s vocation." - Picasso

12 December 2014


'Serendipity' pulls data from the music streaming service to find two people, anywhere in the world, that began playing the same song at the exact same second

Golden Ratio: Possibly the best rectangle in the world






CatVid Post by Kristin Schrot

James Randi: retired stage magician and scientific skeptic best known for his challenges to paranormal claims and pseudoscience

"Wonder is the beginning of wisdom." - Socrates
"Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise." - Anonymous
"If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him." - John F. Kennedy
"Whatever you hope to feel in the future, you can decide to feel right now." - TU
"Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't going away." - Elvis Presley

08 December 2014

Ebola Map Africa


(Murals) https://www.hpwallart.com/

(Contest) http://tamingofchance.vretta.com/


Art Critics


(Book) http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/11/17/leonardos-brain-leonard-shlain/



"The point about unusual ideas has to be their proximity to madness. Creativity is the ultimate adrenaline rush. If you have what you consider a fantastic concept, you must drive it to the precipice. If you don’t take it to the edge, you’ve chickened out." - George Lois
"Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art." - Miguel Angel Ruiz
"I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see." - Duane Michals
"If there was just one thing I could tell you about living the life of your dreams, knowing that it would be enough if you understood it, I would ask you to realize that you already are." - The Universe
"You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer 'yes' without having asked any clear question." - Albert Camus,

03 December 2014



(Audio) 'The Mathematics of Beauty'



(Example) Animation / Remix / Contest


She should be wearing a smART Map design (Via)

Audio Sythesizer : http://femurdesign.com/theremin/

"Accidents, coincidences, and serendipities, are the disguises I use to sneak magic and miracles into your life without arousing suspicion that the game is rigged, the dragons are fake, and you're about to hit the biggest 'home run' of your life." - The Universe
"Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music." Frank Capra (on #Filmmaking  )
"Sometimes hoping for floor day turns out to be ceiling." - ?
"Engagement with art—with the product of someone else’s imagination—can change your life, often for the better, and sometimes profoundly." - Max Wyman
"Danger can never be overcome without taking risks." - Latin Proverb