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Looking at Photography in a Different Way with Jim Phillips – A Man of Many Images

Looking at Photography in a Different Way with Jim Phillips – A Man of Many Images

Meet Jim Phillips, the man behind Green Earth Artworks’ J!M. Jim Phillips – J!M – Cartoonist, Graphic Artist  Drawing and Creating Art Jim has design and graphic art running through his veins. Drawing and sketching has always come naturally to Jim; so much so that, at 15, when other kids were delivering newspapers, Jim was drawing editorial cartoons for some of those same newspapers. Jim’s awards for his editorial cartoons have been many, but the greatest accolade is probably having the originals of his Toronto Sun SUNtoon cartoons housed in the National Library Archives in Ottawa – preserved as part...

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Why People Have to Scribble on Walls

Why People Have to Scribble on Walls

The Need to Create is Etched on Man’s Soul Mankind has never been able to resist the urge to scribble on walls! We’ve been decorating our living and work spaces for at least 40,000 years; some say it’s more like 164,000 years. Anyway, it’s a long time and nothing much has changed in the interim. The things that rule our lives are usually what we favour for our décor. Our ancient cave-dwelling ancestors made stencils of their hands and remarkably accurate renditions of animals like lions, tigers, bears, antelope, wild boar and wild cattle. Rhinos, Horses and Lions in Incredible Detail...

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Bring Architecture Into Your Home or Office

Bring Architecture Into Your Home or Office

Architecture as Wall Art – Is it Your Missing Piece? We all have our interpretation of what wall art should include. In spite of this, being confronted with a blank wall can be torture as we try to decide what to hang there. Maybe there’s a piece missing from your go-to, wall art, genres? Have you considered Architecture as Art? Have you thought about some of the incredible buildings modern architecture has produced over the last few decades? What would they look like as wall art? New materials, new techniques and some daring departures from convention have given us many...

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5 Home Decorating Tips to Help your Wall Art Shine

5 Home Decorating Tips to Help your Wall Art Shine

Your home is the one place in the world you can change and redecorate to suit yourself and reflect who you are. Wall art is an essential part of the mix. For your wall art to shine, your home, be it an ultra-modern apartment, condo or a farmstead, has to be at its best. If it isn’t, it can become a real eyesore and spoil everything. So, here are five tips on getting the basics right. Tip 1: Be a Detail Hawk. In decorating, detail is everything. Unless a wall is meant to be a feature, it shouldn’t attract attention...

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Toronto Designer Discovers GreenEarthArtworks.com

Toronto Designer Discovers GreenEarthArtworks.com

Karen Fisher, a Toronto Designer at Sachiko Design is known and respected for her sophisticated, delicate yet functional approach to interior design. Her heritage – Japanese and British - have been influential in her design approach for creating beautiful and comfortable living spaces. When Karen was looking for a fast and easy way to decorate a client’s home office, she discovered GreenEarthArtworks.com. Her client, a Richmond Hill business owner wanted to include wall art that appealed to his passion for architecture to hang in his sophisticated and contemporary space. “My client wanted beautiful photo art that would look great but...

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