Julien is based in Puerto Vallarta but travels all over Mexico as well as Canada, the U.S., France and Monaco with his team capturing his fabulous shots!
Archives for January 2014
The author learns first-hand about the unique and valuable work of the Experimental Diving and Undersea Group as its divers recover scientific experiments attached to shipwrecks in the cold waters around Tobermory, Ontario,
Yep! I want to make things out of concrete. As I started to research what types of products would work well for these projects, I found a YouTube video by a certain Ben Uyeda. Ben runs a very interesting website called HomeMade Modern. I am sure you will appreciate what he has to share!
Belle Poule and Nova Albion are two very intricate sculptures that came to life with intensive research, a lot of tedious problem-solving, a vivid imagination and hours and hours of highly- skilled labour. It is vital that my complex sculptures are three-dimensional and visible from every angle.
What would you do for someone you love? Would you jump off a bridge? Would you kill someone? Would you die for someone? Hard to answer.
We are there because they permit it and they’re obsessed with the salmon. I’ve known of two people that have gotten nipped by curious bear cubs because they didn’t abandon their position when the cubs approached them.
In 2014, I want to build things using re-purposed materials. It will nourish the creative side of me and hopefully lead to some very nice gifts. What kinds of things? Things like wind chimes for example. But to make really great chimes, I needed lots of information. Enter Lee Hite and his amazing web site, “An Engineering Approach to Tubular Bell Wind Chime Design”.
Homo sapiens is a herding species. We know that in groups we are strong and can overcome everything. For millions of years that served us well. But does evolution and instincts mean we should be douches even though we might be the only one in the group who thinks what we are doing is wrong?
The positive aspect of the weather cooling off is that it will be easier to stay inside and work both on my art and blog. That is the one good thing about living in a place where it gets cold in the winter. It makes for a natural rhythm of working and playing. Summer for play and winter for working.
John Davidson is one of my personal heroes. He is an unflinching beacon of courage, strength, compassion and kindness. Above all, John Davidson is a father whose actions speak very, very loudly, and an inspiration for anyone who takes the few minutes to hear his story. I’m asking that you be one of these people. I promise that if you are, you will be incredibly moved by the huge commitment this parent makes to both his child, and to his community as a whole.