kniivila:

Like some sort of nest of snakes. I guess this is what happens when you rarely condition or brush your hair.

I’m one of the friends who conditions :3
(not regularly tho)
kniivila:

Like some sort of nest of snakes. I guess this is what happens when you rarely condition or brush your hair.

I’m one of the friends who conditions :3
(not regularly tho)

kniivila:

Like some sort of nest of snakes. I guess this is what happens when you rarely condition or brush your hair.

I’m one of the friends who conditions :3

(not regularly tho)

We Need To Talk About Money...

matttaylordraws:

Here are two tales:

1. For about a year (seven years ago before I was a full time freelance illustrator), I was assistant manager in a shoe shop in the Office chain. I worked a 40 hour week, and I was paid monthly. In that time my pay was never late, never short, never ‘misplaced.’ I got my pay…

paddyleung:

MASK PARTY: Celebration of Life

On May 31 I invited some of Toronto’s finest to create a mask follow by a lovely gathering that I hosted for our upcoming art show that will be on display this coming weekend on Saturday June 7th at 26. It was one of the biggest and successful gathering that I’ve ever organized. I’m so happy the turn out was amazing and everyone really felt the magic that night with me. There was so many complications that got in the way planning this Mask Party. I original planed to host a rooftop party however the management office decided to cancel my party due to stupid reasons. I was so devastated when they told me to cancel my party. After months of planning all my hard work was going to shit. When I announced the sad news, everyone was so supportive and encouraged me to follow through with the party. I got home that same day and my mother invited me over to have dinner her. She was so sweet to me because she knew how disappointed I was about the party. My mother had always been a great hostess, she was always the one who brought all our families together whenever we had gatherings. That night we talked and I remember she said to me “you have to take life where it takes you, make the best with what you have…”. I realize she was right, I shouldn’t give up so quickly! I decided to move the party to the park near where I live. I didn’t know what to expect since I’ve change the location at the very last minute. But I wanted to invite anyone to come and just have a wonderful time together.

I got to the park at around 6 pm and it was still bright outside, there were so many kids running around at the playground. By the golden hour everything was perfect, all my guests was slowly making there way to the park. People came with their mask on and surprising me with warm hugs and kisses. I couldn’t be more grateful to see all my friends together. Everyone was admiring each others masks, taking photos, and laughing together. Suddenly we were the kids in the park running around and chasing each other with our masks on. By the end of the night, I brought out sparklers for all of us to share. We lit all the sparklers together at the same time and a beautiful luminescent glow surrounded us. It felt so magical and nostalgic; like I was time traveling. I look over to my left and I see friends that I made 10 years ago and to my right friends I made in the last couple years. It felt like I was celebrating my birthday; my life. Some unexpected guests showed up to the party as well! It was really nice to know that I was bring people together. I realize this event wasn’t just for artists who created these masks but for everyone who wanted to take part of this special and inspiring evening.

My mother asked me the other day why I was hosting this event. I told her that it was about celebrating life. She looked at me and smiled like a proud mother. In the last 25 years of my life, I’ve had many great sufferings raised by strong but ill parents. For so long I’ve always felt like my family lived in a life with an expiry date. Until recently I realized that I need to just be grateful with what I have now and appreciate these moments that I can share with people who I love so much. I was speaking to a friend yesterday and she mention this quote she knew “vitam vive, ama vitam” (live life, and love life) those are exactly the words that I live by. My parents has been the biggest supporters of my life and has always put their best interests in my passions. I feel very privileged to be raised by a loving family and being surrounded by amazing people all my life.

I spend most of my nights wondering what is my purpose in life is. I think about what really makes me happy. I concluded that I love bring people together and the Mask Party was my gift to everyone who wanted to feel inspired and experience something beautiful. It was my way to thank all my friends for being here in my life. I want to thank you  again for everyone for being so supportive and amazing. The true magic really lies within us, spreading the magic and being together made it all magical. It was truly inspiring and a  memorable experience that I will always cherish so closely to my heart. 


Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

For more pictures you can see my recent post on my flickr account and my instagram (#MaskOnTO)



Studies for States 🐯👑🌴 #sketchbook #muji #dandylion
Studies for States 🐯👑🌴 #sketchbook #muji #dandylion

Studies for States 🐯👑🌴 #sketchbook #muji #dandylion

It’s been a week, I think my old sketchbook is officially lost </3.
Nü starts with noodz 🔥#sketchbook #lostandfound #muji #nonudes
It’s been a week, I think my old sketchbook is officially lost </3.
Nü starts with noodz 🔥#sketchbook #lostandfound #muji #nonudes

It’s been a week, I think my old sketchbook is officially lost </3.
Nü starts with noodz 🔥#sketchbook #lostandfound #muji #nonudes

dtnart:

No Freedom, 2014.

The sword and the stone enoki 🔪🍄#faithfearfilm #digital #WIP
The sword and the stone enoki 🔪🍄#faithfearfilm #digital #WIP

The sword and the stone enoki 🔪🍄#faithfearfilm #digital #WIP

tessarlo:

'black and white' as a term of clarity, and my newfound consideration for building a literal and metaphorical home, has steered me in a direction to explore a monochrome interior representative of a space with allowance for limitless manifestation and formation, not unlike the different ways an idea or sentiment comes to fruition, or how a home is built and filled with things material and immaterial- the interiors portray the abundant and idiosyncratic ways we come to terms with our thoughts, hopes and imagination, by way of exploration and accumulation,
tessarlo:

'black and white' as a term of clarity, and my newfound consideration for building a literal and metaphorical home, has steered me in a direction to explore a monochrome interior representative of a space with allowance for limitless manifestation and formation, not unlike the different ways an idea or sentiment comes to fruition, or how a home is built and filled with things material and immaterial- the interiors portray the abundant and idiosyncratic ways we come to terms with our thoughts, hopes and imagination, by way of exploration and accumulation,

tessarlo:

'black and white' as a term of clarity, and my newfound consideration for building a literal and metaphorical home, has steered me in a direction to explore a monochrome interior representative of a space with allowance for limitless manifestation and formation, not unlike the different ways an idea or sentiment comes to fruition, or how a home is built and filled with things material and immaterial-

the interiors portray the abundant and idiosyncratic ways we come to terms with our thoughts, hopes and imagination, by way of exploration and accumulation,

Found this old in-progress piece when I was visiting my parents home recently. Can&#8217;t recall now why I set it aside. #tbt #privateeyes
Found this old in-progress piece when I was visiting my parents home recently. Can&#8217;t recall now why I set it aside. #tbt #privateeyes

Found this old in-progress piece when I was visiting my parents home recently. Can’t recall now why I set it aside. #tbt #privateeyes

supersonicart:

Maria Nguyen.

Illustrations by Maria Nguyen:

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Good job Ms. Maria!

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Arrived in the post~ My first Fables cover is out now! Even though the piece itself was finished a while back, it&#8217;s still a major thrill to see it in print. #Fables #vertigo #comics
Arrived in the post~ My first Fables cover is out now! Even though the piece itself was finished a while back, it&#8217;s still a major thrill to see it in print. #Fables #vertigo #comics

Arrived in the post~ My first Fables cover is out now! Even though the piece itself was finished a while back, it’s still a major thrill to see it in print. #Fables #vertigo #comics

paddyleung:

OOH KILL ‘EM contest time [March 09 - March 13]: show Tessar and I how you get it// post an instagram of yourself dancing with the hashtag, #dontsaydanse and we will pick two winners, the best video and the best picture- you can get a ‘don’t say, danse,’ figure, all expenses paid- winners will be announce on Sunday March 16. Show me your best moves and ooh kill’em ✨⭐️💫✨🌟✨✨

Contest!!! Win a super limited edition sculpture from Tessar Lo&#8212;- contest rules and details above #dontsaydanse
Only a few days left to enter~
paddyleung:

OOH KILL ‘EM contest time [March 09 - March 13]: show Tessar and I how you get it// post an instagram of yourself dancing with the hashtag, #dontsaydanse and we will pick two winners, the best video and the best picture- you can get a ‘don’t say, danse,’ figure, all expenses paid- winners will be announce on Sunday March 16. Show me your best moves and ooh kill’em ✨⭐️💫✨🌟✨✨

Contest!!! Win a super limited edition sculpture from Tessar Lo&#8212;- contest rules and details above #dontsaydanse
Only a few days left to enter~

paddyleung:

OOH KILL ‘EM contest time [March 09 - March 13]: show Tessar and I how you get it// post an instagram of yourself dancing with the hashtag, #dontsaydanse and we will pick two winners, the best video and the best picture- you can get a ‘don’t say, danse,’ figure, all expenses paid- winners will be announce on Sunday March 16. Show me your best moves and ooh kill’em ✨⭐️💫✨🌟✨✨

Contest!!! Win a super limited edition sculpture from Tessar Lo—- contest rules and details above #dontsaydanse

Only a few days left to enter~