Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Kidneys for sale

Anatomy sketch (from my Gray's Anatomy colouring book), tweaked with MS Paint and Irfanview image editor;
Mr. and Mrs. Kidney (first draft).

Anatomy sketch tweaked with MS Paint and Irfanview; Mr. and Mrs. Kidney.
Click here to see pre-tweaking illustration, with orange background already added.

Random linky stuff.

Native Youth Magazine Out of Arizona.

Chuck Pahlahniuk (writer of Fight Club) essay: 13 writing tips.

Western Tobacco Prevention .Org page about the traditional use of tobacco. Links to other tobacco education topics/sites.

Need a list to keep track of Wh1te H0use shenanigans down south? Wonkette has the list, for you, of: administration insiders, gophers, lobbyists, lackeys, powerbrokers and sleazy business friends that have gone down in flames. Quite stunning in its breadth, funny in its commentary.

Some people in the states may not know, but Canada has an eleventh province, created from the Northwest Territories of the far north. It is mainly populated and run by First Nations people; Inuit and Indian.

Nunatsiaq News
" What is Nunatsiaq News?
Nunatsiaq News is an English-Inuktitut weekly newspaper that has served the people of [Nunavut] and the Nunavik region of Arctic Quebec since 1973.

Where is Nunatsiaq News?
Nunatsiaq News is based in Iqaluit, a town of over 6,000 people at the end of Frobisher Bay on Baffin Island. "


Portraits of the North
A stunning set of pencil portraits, of Native and Inuit elders by Manitoba artist, Gerald Kuehl.
From the site:
"I was fascinated by the stories of the individuals I met who had endured so much in their struggle to survive in the harsh northern environment. Those stories were often etched on the faces of these proud people through the lines and scars and even affected the expressions they wore. I was determined afterwards to capture that spirit and vitality through pencil portraiture."

CBC literary awards.
" The 2006 CBC Literary Awards competition is now open. Put your talent to the test and send us your unpublished short stories, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Please note that this year’s deadline is November 1st, 2006.T
he CBC Literary Awards competition is the only literary competition that celebrates original, unpublished works, in Canada’s two official languages. There are three categories—short story, poetry, and creative nonfiction—and $60,000 of prize money courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts. In addition, winning entries are published in Air Canada’s enRoute magazine and broadcast on CBC radio. "


Invitation postcard for Will Lahti art exhibition, in Finland.
Invitation postcard for Will Lahti art exhibition, in Finland.

Bitter Bitte Better Will Lahti, 1999; From the "sad fish" series.

Bitter Bitte Better


Anonymous said...

Nice touch on the kidneys. :)

Thanks for all the links, as always... I'm hopping over to read the writing tips.

Anonymous said...

wow, you were so right... those images from Gerald Kuehl are amazing!

Hoka-shay-honaqut said...

Thanx and you're welcome.

Anonymous said...

is that polar bear chasing an inuit one of yours? (pictures, not polar bears).

Hoka-shay-honaqut said...

Yeah. Not the best polar bear drawing I've ever made; but I liked the finished image.