Hello#YEG: An Edmonton Activity book.

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Hey everyone, have not had a lot of time lately to update the site or to post on the blog here. I have been really quite busy with the summer markets, commercial work and piles of commissions that have come my way.  In addition that that, I have a new book that I am launching this weekend, and raising printing costs through a Kickstarter campaign, Click here to visit the campaign.  It is a K-Gr3 Curriculum activity book that is totally based on Edmonton’s history and culture, a fantastic resource for learning on two levels!  So that is keeping me on my toes, I have been planning the book for about two years now so I have put tons of thought into it.  Now that it is so close I still feel a bit unprepared as there are so many things to consider, and elements to the book that it is a lot to keep track of.  But, I am doing pretty good, and have hired a few people to help me out with it all.  Keep posted with developments on my Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts and look for @helloyegbook as well.  Cheers.

2015 Summer Market List!

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Although my blog and website does not look like I have been doing all that much, I have been.  I plan on updating it soon, but until then here is a list of the Summer Markets that I will be at, hope to see you out there!

June 19 – July 1, The Works Festival, Downtown at Churchill Square.

July 10 – 12, Artwalk, Whyte Ave

July 17 – 26, Artistans Market @ Kdays, Northlands Expo

August 6 – 7, Edmonton Folkfest, Gallagher Park

August 14-23, Edmonton Fringe, Old Strathcona

2014 Market list

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Hey everyone I will be selling at several different markets this winter.  A few more might pop up as time gets closer, but these are the main ones.

November 20-23, Makeit Edmonton

November 28-30, Royal Bison (1st Weekend)

December 4-7, Makeit Vancouver

December 6-7, Onthespotpopup (Weekend 1)

December 14, Onthespotpopup (Weekend 2)

U of A – Cardiac Unit

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A project that has been in the works now for a few years in now all wrapped up.  I was asked to create three paintings that were uplifting and warm feeling, based on specific dimensions for placement in the Cardiac Unit of the University of Alberta Hospital.  After a few rounds of sketches and discussion I painted these three beauties.[soliloquy id="1114"]

Nursery image

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I had friends recently ask me to make a illustrate a image for their soon to be born son.  They wanted their favorite animals represented, foxes, owls and wolves.  I thought it best fitting to have the illustration set at night with a full moon for the wolf to howl at, owl to hoot, and foxes to be tucked away in a den.

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