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Sketchbook Interviews : Song of the Sea with Paul Chin

Sketchbook Interviews : Song of the Sea with Paul Chin

  Artist and Musician, Paul Chin, is one of the talented artist contributors for TO 2015 Arts and Culture Program. Play Me, I’m Yours is a visual art installation displayed through out the streets of Toronto, founded by the CIBC Lead Partner of the TO2015, Pan Am/ Parapan Am Games. On July 10th, they gathered...
Sketchbook Interviews : 5-10-15-20 Pop-Up Shop: Rad + Local

Sketchbook Interviews : 5-10-15-20 Pop-Up Shop: Rad + Local

5-10-15-20 is a small pop-up shop open in east Toronto (scroll to the bottom for the address) from July 12th -  27th to promote local artists. There, you’ll find unique handmade jewelry, bags, prints, and lots of other fantastic items. Many of the OCAD U graduates are taking part of this event and I was fortunate enough...
60 Painters

60 Painters

A couple weeks ago we had the privilege of attending the opening of an art exhibit called 60 Painters held at Humber College. 60 Painters is an artist collective that has presented a wonderfully ambitious exhibition of contemporary Canadian paintings. Our mission at darkmatters is to give exposure to talented local artists, and in a...
Clothing Brand Experiment x Nik Dudukovic - Limited Artist T-Shirt Series

Clothing Brand Experiment x Nik Dudukovic – Limited Artist T-Shirt Series

Storytelling in various forms Last Thursday, I went to the ESP Gallery  that was featuring the Clothing Brand Experiment “CBE”- debuting limited edition shirts created by a collaboration of local Toronto artists. The shirts were so beautiful and unique that I couldn’t resist myself and instantly bought one. By the end of the night, I was able to catch...
TheLegendsLeague "Hold Em Down" Design Process

TheLegendsLeague “Hold Em Down” Design Process

Bryan Espiritu, the creative mastermind behind TheLegendsLeague and Ideall Clothing, has released his new Vault Series T-Shirts. He has given us behind-the-scene imagery of his classic Hold ‘Em Down design process and the steps he took to revamp it. “TheLegendsLeague Vault Series” is a new T-Shirt project by Bryan. In the next 8 months, he will periodically release...