Can Satire be a Mean...

The entire version of this thesis is available for downloading  on the Concordia University Research Repository (PDF). Introduction   Satire: the art which “afflicts the comfortable and comforts the afflicted.” H. L. Mencken (1880-1956) (Roukes, 1997, p. 85)   The principal...

Traditional Versus D...

The project, I was pursuing, had an objective to confirm my theory that the traditional curriculum of teaching drawing skills can be adopted to digital tablets. In my opinion, the traditional methods used to instruct sketching can help students to acquire faster control over digital devices...

Art School Confident...

Art School Confidential: Satirical Reflection on the Studio Art Education Methods in America.   Art School Confidential was at first a four-page black-and-white alternative comic created by Daniel Clowes. It originally appeared in issue number seven of Clowes’s comic book Eightball...

Reflections on the A...

I. Introduction. How does satirical art foster knowledge and visual literacy and why should it be taught? I would like to respond to this question by creating a series of satirical artworks through intrinsic content which I would propagate knowledge about “how to” and “why to,” by...

Life Drawings 2012

This collection contains drawings from the series of quickly made sketches of a various subjects. I always have with me a sketchbook, and when possible I sketch what I see around. I use to draw the sanguine and watercolors. On occasion, I use other mediums too. The sketching pads are the...

Reflections on Deleu...

The Deleuzeian rhizome theory states that the knowledge about the world is acquired freely and independently through a process of multiple non-hierarchical structures of representation and interpretation, without any particular beginning or end point. It means that an idea should not have a...

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