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Toronto Collage Material With Small Carbon Footprint

Top Notch Insurance Company to the t. dot


When I see the new technology we come up on a continual  basis I am always amazed by the continuous improvements that we make in the manufacturing business as well. It seems like we have it all at our…


Added by Toronto Arts Girl on January 23, 2012 at 21:14 — 1 Comment

Toronto Artist on Sustainability

Computer Refurbish Dilemma

Sustainability:  the  capacity to endure.   Isn't that what we all strive for in life?   Questions come to my mind when I am using recycled computers as to whether I am making an actual difference.   Art is something that is not measurable quantitatively.  Computer refurbishing companies could use computer donations in more practical ways.  On the other…


Added by Toronto Arts Girl on November 7, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments

Professional and Emerging Photography

Through the Eyes Beholder

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  Some of us have more of a talent for finding beauty than others.  Photography can help us capture a special moment in time and offer a new view point.   Photography can keep us looking towards the future and alter our view of the past. Photography offers Artists the chance to explore new perspectives. This is a gift a visual image can give to those that can see. …


Added by Toronto Arts Girl on October 13, 2011 at 18:34 — No Comments

Cafe Uno in the Distillery District Displays Local Toronto Artist Ruth Wilgress

Art Work In The Distillery District Historical 

My new user name Toronto Arts Girl says it all when I say how much I love the arts in the historical Distillery District in Toronto.  It has grown into one of my favourite areas in Toronto.  I did not start out that way.  I only knew the…


Added by Toronto Arts Girl on September 26, 2011 at 19:00 — No Comments

The Art of Photography - Classy Summer Drinks and A Manufacturing Process

Anyone can be a photographer.  All you have to have is a passion and desire to capture the perfect image with a goal in mind.  The desire to learn more with each experience helps you to improve your skills, and like anything the more you do it, the better you become. I noticed a few more of my favourite online photo contests that are for the amateur and the professional…


Added by Toronto Arts Girl on August 25, 2011 at 18:00 — No Comments

Fringe Festival Toronto - Oh How I Miss You !

Toronto Fringe Festival in July


I reflect back onto August and think of what a great month July was due to the great performances at the Fringe. It was the first time experiencing the Fringe Festival in Toronto.   I have to admit that I might be addicted to the festival.   I met other Fringe lovers that made the Fringe a huge part of their life schedule.  I even heard some say they need to schedule a week vacation during next year Fringe festivities so they…


Added by Toronto Arts Girl on August 4, 2011 at 16:03 — 1 Comment

Rays of Light and More Divine Photography

Shafts of Sunlight photography contests thanks to a Sunrooms company Rays of light can portray a spiritual quality.  The 17th century dutch painters captured bold streams of light across their subject matter.  They referred to it as a painting characteristic that in heaven you could trace with your finger tips.  These rays of light added a different dimension to the visual arts.  …


Added by Toronto Arts Girl on June 23, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments

The Graffiti Art Culture

The Pop Culture of Graffiti – Street Art and Graffiti

The actual word, Graffiti, singular graffito; is the name for images or lettering scratched, scrawled, painted or marked in any manner on property. Graffiti is any type of public markings that may appear in the form of simple written words to elaborate wall paintings. Graffiti has existed… Continue

Added by Toronto Arts Girl on May 10, 2011 at 15:47 — No Comments

Fundraising Art Project

Exploring Happiness Images With Children

Due to my Montessori teaching experience I am fortunate to have friends living all over the world. One of my teaching friends working at an international school in Bangladesh came up with a great idea for an art project to raise funds for the street children. I was intrigued when she told me of the idea and…


Added by Toronto Arts Girl on February 21, 2011 at 22:50 — 1 Comment

Photography Help


 Help for Photographers of all Levels! 

Photography contests can be a great tool for sharpening the skills of photographers of all levels.  Each contest has a mandate and mission.  This can give the photographer a focus that he/she might not develop on his own.   Many of the Lenzr contest submission requests are very specific and provide the opportunity for the artist to expand their mind and perception.  Anyone…


Added by Toronto Arts Girl on February 7, 2011 at 22:00 — 1 Comment


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