Earlier this year I did some graphic recording at a symposium put together by the City of Edmonton and Edmonton's Urban Development Institute. I just came across some pictures taken by the event photographer, David Rauch (take a look here to see them. They are great!) I'm going to put some up here because I actually don't have any pictures of that poster and I enjoyed remembering how much fun this was to draw. Thanks for posting these pictures, David!!
P.S. Looking at David Rauch's photographs leads me to discover that he seems to be the man behind the very cool OpenPianoYEG, "Edmonton's first outdoor public piano project" (of which more here). Wow! I love this idea. And I know of an old upright piano which needs a home soon... or else! Could this kind of thing happen in Calgary? Is this a project for "find it" (of Inglewood & Ramsay pop-up event notoriety)? Oh... I'd better get to sleep before I start getting too inspired by all the possibilities! More soon!
I am a graphic recorder based in Calgary. I like local stories. I write comics when I have free time. And I leave eraser shavings everywhere I go.
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Some nice things people said about my work:
“If Breitkreuz and Foong [founders of the Calgary Comics & Entertainment Expo] represent the Type-A side of Calgary's self-publishing community, Hester may be the community's right brain.” – Tom Babin, FFWD Magazine
“…A strong graphic style similar to other autobiographically-inclined Canadian cartoonists like Chester Brown and Julie Doucet.” – Gilbert Bouchard, Edmonton Journal
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