It is the 1st of 1st of 2018. New year is starting. Even though 2017 is blurring out in the horizon I’m not done with the year yet. The strike stirred up the schedule: the Autumn 2017 Semester in Centennial College is still going until the 12th of January. Thanks to the modern technology it’s possible for me to sit on my red sofa back home in Turku Finland petting my cat Cocco while finalising the last assignments. I have so many ideas for the upcoming year. But before we head to 2018 lets finish the 2017. More posts about the 3D art coming up soon. Thank you for your support 2017 and Happy New Year!
I took these photographs in the Tommy Thompson park in Toronto in November 2017.
Do you remember last summer when I was looking for a room to rent from Toronto for the Autumn? I do. It felt like a hard task since the real estate market is booming: everybody want’s to move to Toronto. But thanks to good luck angels I found a room before I it was time to move.
The home I found from Toronto was welcoming from the start, filled with good energy. My roommate became Canadian sister for me showing where to get the best deals on fresh fruits.
In these two drawings I tried to capture the spirit of my Toronto home. These are also home assignments for the Drawing for 3D animation class. The aim was to study light and reflections. I used different paper but same col-erase pencil in both of them. The first drawing is from the backyard. I always imagined two poets sitting on these chairs gossiping about the essence of life. And in the 2nd one you can see our home mascot: Tito and his eyes full of love.
I’ve been planning and filming material for this video since I arrived to Toronto. The video was first called 5 things about Toronto but as I noticed my tone talking about these five things it’s clear that it’s a matter of love. I will do another video later about my animation studies here in Toronto. So stay tuned for that.
Have you done the 16 personalities test? I did it last night and got ENFP-T. I was so overwhelmed how point on the result was: creative, enthusiastic, charismatic, curious, friendly but also over thinking things, emotional and very independent. I couldn’t have described my personality better myself. I’m going to use this knowledge to better myself – especially career wise – in the future. Do the test and let me know if your result is as accurate?
If there’s a challenge ENFPs face when selecting a career, it isn’t that they lack talent or options or drive, it’s that there are so many things out there that are just cool.
First video from Toronto. First speed drawing comicstrip video. First time riding a mechanical bull. Try something new everyday. So worth it.
This is my Autumn 2017 moodboard. I’ve told you before my healthy obsession to create moodboards from inspirational illustration, quotes and photographs I find from Pinterest. And then I use them as my wallpaper. As it is a beginning of a new – in so many ways – season I put on my rosy glasses and imagined what this Autumn is gonna be about: art, 3D, new friends, travel and laughter.
My way of focusing is to do picture collages and make them as my wallpaper. All these images are from Pinterest. So what I’m looking for is a rental room with nice roommates from Toronto for Fall starting from Sept 1st – or Aug 29th. I’d be a nice non-smoking, clean, friendly roommate. Just making art in my bedroom. If you know anything or want to help me find a place please let me know. Thank you. I know I’ll find a home eventually and it’s gonna be amazing Fall in Toronto, right?