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My First Years After Art College


Marcos Chin

When I graduated from art college I was working in retail. I’ve told this story many times already which you can read online at Fast Company.  I was making less than $9 per hour in the early oughts and also about $400 per month in freelance illustration work. I left home when I was about 26 years old and moved into a one bedroom apartment in downtown Toronto with my friend Melissa. Our rent was…

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GoreyTelling


Arnie Fenner

August 19, 2019 - I've been reading Born to be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey and somehow stumbled across a series of animations of interviews with the artist by Benjamin and Jim Wickey that are part of a forthcoming documentary directed by Christopher Seufert. If you're unfamiliar with Edward Gorey [1925-2000], you might check out his Wikipedia page for an overview or visit his official website. Drawn in Gorey's trademark style, these shorts are odd, quirky, and fun—which would seem to perfectly mirror the subject. I have no idea when the doc is scheduled for release, but I hope it's soon. In the meantime, after you watch this first installment, you can visit YouTube to catch the rest.  

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