Even though we are (relatively) far from NYC, Connecticut has a few of its own art & cinema galleries to make us feel like city-folk. Real Art Ways is a great one, and they have some very interesting shows and features coming up, including the wonderfully horrible “The Room” (not for the faint of heart), and another one we are looking forward to: H.P. Lovecraft’s “Whisperer in Darkness”.
Here’s a cool documentary about a few guys who make art with Legos! There is an absurd amount of things to create with Legos. Amazing, what a cool way to do something new with a seemingly simple medium.
One of my favorite illustrator/artists Oliver Jeffers has a new children’s book out, and this book trailer is awesome! His books are quite popular in our house. especially the one about the book-eating boy.
A few more things coming up pretty soon. Your eyes do not deceive you, that’s a sneak peek at our new website, due to launch in the next couple weeks! We will keep you all informed on it’s progress. We’re super excited to have a new platform to work with, making it easier to add new portfolio projects and blog posts. Good times! In the meantime, you can see what’s new with our portfolio »
We are doing another expo this year, the CT Business Expo 2012, presented by the Hartford Business Journal. It’s on June 7th at the CT Convention Center, and it’s free to the public! More news as it gets closer… expo details »
It’s time for the Springtime Renaissance Faire again! Robin Hood returns this weekend and every weekend in May for food, music, jousting, and all-around merriness (and apparently mud-wrestling this year). robin hood festival »
Can we say “wow!”? This unbelievable theatre company in Liverpool created 3 giant marionettes for a weekend street show called Sea Odyssey – Giant Spectacular, attracting over 600,000 people.
Here’s some pretty neat art by Filthy Luker (can’t say for sure if that’s his real name, but my guess is yes). His website has a bunch of other ones, he calls them “art attacks”. Neat! art attacks »
Quite a milestone today: we have reached 100 issues of our newsletter! Thank you to everyone who reads it and supports us! You are great, and we appreciate everything you do to help us grow and prosper as a creative studio. We love sharing our work with you each week, and we especially love finding nuggets of internet joy to bring a bit of happiness or laughter to your Friday afternoon. Here’s to another 100 going strong! cheers!
Here’s some more trivia for your Friday perusing! How much do you know about movies? Take quizzes created by other users, but be warned, some are pretty darn hard! movie iq »