This Monday I have launched the new web comic called Feathered Affairs, satirical take on foreign affairs, current affairs, politics, economy, sports and (international) life in general. Some of you might remember that I have worked on a similar comic - United Poultry. This time I partnered with Vancouver based Rob Weber, who writes and tweets, we refreshed the characters and added few more, like northern north-american Jay and east-asian Ming. The comics will be published daily, you can follow it on featheredaffairs.com, through RSS feed www.featheredaffairs.com/feed, as well as @featheredtree tweets. In addition, in the next few months the birds
If you are a Vancouverite, you can take a free one hour guided tour of the Vancouver Convention Centre, just call them to check for available times. Team of designers from my company recently used the opportunity and visited this quite spectacular building in our neighbourhood. Many things are cool about the building: the architecture, the interior design, the sustainability factor, the selected art, the materials, the colours - but the scale is THE element that will for sure amaze anyone. The ballrooms are the biggest enclosed spaces I have seen, yet they still feel very intimate. Good job LMNArchitects, MCM Architects and DA Architects
Creating concept illustrations for an event is an interesting thing. Events take place at the existing venues, therefore a photo or even a 3D model of the space already exists. What's needed is an exciting painted overlay. It is almost like painting 3D white boxes into something believable, if not realistic. Actually believable is far more exciting than realistic. Here is an example of a series of illustrations for an event, with the raw photos and the painted overlay.
One of Vancouver corporate buildings' inner atrium offer beautiful flows, rhythms and textures.
The Torch relay with Alex Bilodeau
Cauldron (re)lit by Gretzky
Magic of kd lang
Jack Poole plaza birds eye view
The team who delivered Vancouver Olympic ceremonies, David Atkins Enterprises pitched a great concept for the Anniversary party. It didn't happen - for whatever reason. I produced a series of concept illustrations that were used in the pitch to depict the event. Here are few of those...