Halcian Pierre describes herself as a versatile Caribbean neo pop artist, bursting with colour!! Check out her 20 shades here...
20 Shades of A Crayon: Nisha Ramroop
Meet Nisha, Writer, Photographer, Painter, however she prefers to refereed to as an Artist. Her recently published Children's book is available on Amazon and her work has been featured at The Louvre Paris. She shares her 20 shades with us. Read more here.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Pauline Mark
Meet Actress, Producer and Writer - Pauline Mark. You may have seen her performance in the locally filmed "Home Again". If you didn't, here is Pauline in 20 shades... read more.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Qadir Maharaj
Qadir Maharaj is an Artist and Art Director. To him creativity is any and everything. read more about his 20 shades here.
Anika Marcelle: 20 Shades of A Crayon
Choreography, the art of creating and arranging dances. The word derives from the Greek for “dance” and for “write.” In the 17th and 18th centuries, it did indeed mean the written record of dances. In the 19th and 20th centuries, however, the meaning shifted, inaccurately but universally, while the written record came to be known as dance notation. Anika Marcelle is a Choreographer and Dancer. We spent some time with her as she describes her walk in this light.
Kim Jung Gi. Ilustrator Beyond.
Korean illustrator Kim Jung Gi is a talented artist who is able to sketch complicated illustrations spontaneously. With a black marker, Kim is able to draw anything that comes to mind directly on paper, without prior sketching. His awesome skill is shown here.
RE: Kurt Allen
Kurt Allen. The Last Badjohn of Calypso. We got an opportunity to speak with Kurt. Here's some of what he shared on thinking and making.
"The Process: I never see it as a leap, more as steps. The idea develops, and I start working on it, and it develops while I am working on it. Most times I build it, do it, manifest it, mentally. I turn it around, upside down, inside out… The mental part is 90% of the work, to me. I talk to people about it, even strangers. Over the years, I have gotten good nudges from individuals that wouldn't consider themselves particularly creative..." Capture more of Metagrey here.
Nikita Joseph better known as Kit, is an illustrator. Determined and dedicated to his craft, he credits the late and great Dr. Pat Bishop in shaping his definition of creativity. There is a sense of community that exudes from Kit, juxtaposed beautifully by his individual aesthetic. Read More about him here.
Jayron Remy Being Rawkus
Jayron Remy or as he is best known - DJ Rawkus - was playing with records, cassettes, microphones and the radio from a young age. He credits his parents, both 'his biological and industry parents' for his transition from 'just playing to being trained to become a professional DJ. And he let's us know this when he says, 'I've come to expect more from myself. I have been exposed to so much more as an adult that it has to have an impact on me. When I was younger, I was happy to be able to have a crowd in a frenzy when I deejayed. Now I prefer to take them on a journey with me, not just have them drunk and disorderly.' Read more here.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Natalia Dopwell
Dynamic soprano, Natalia Dowel, is an opera singer and Creative Director of the Classical Music Development Foundation of Trinidad and Tobago (CMDFTT). She is also a main prize winner in the last Americas' Operatic Competition, held in Peru, and is one of the finest exports from the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago, in the field of Classical Music Songs and Opera. Get to know more about her here in 20 Shades.
Design Sense: Sekani Solomon
Sekani works out of Sekani Motion Design. A creative enterprise that creates cutting edge, contemporary design and motion graphics. But he has been doodling and making stuff from his imagination since he could remember. Check out his work here.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Warren Le Platte
Warren Le Platte is the consummate creator. He's a graphic designer, photographer, illustrator, cartoonist, writer, and most recently, board game developer. With a quick and ready witty response, Warren's cool demeanour belies the deep reservoir of creativity within him. Here are his 20 Shades.
The Makers: Carline Gumbs | Tizik
Meet accessory artist Carline Gumbs. Her brand Tizik boasts of natural and intriguing pieces, learn more about her and her work here...
20 Shade of a Crayon: Shari Cumberbatch
Shari Cumberbatch is a designer and makers of things. She has a young and vibrant, her sense of style and has a love for colour. More about her here
3canal has been one of the most successful Rapso acts within the Trinidad and Tobago industry to date. Check out their 2015 carnival offering the 'RAW' EP here
20 Shades of a Crayon: Ceola Belix
Ceola Belix is in her words "a writer, a blogger, a social media nerd and all round junkie, a communications professional. Get to know her 20 shades read more...
20 Shades of a Crayon: Hugh Blanc
Hugh Blanc is the Author of Between Bodies Lie and Louison: His Painted Words, and Co-founder i9 Films find out more about his 20 shades here.
Behind the Lens: Kasey Ramoutar
Kasey Ramoutar is a Motorsport Photographer and an Engineering Student. For him, Creativity is expression of the mind, heart and soul. Read more...
20 Shades of a Crayon: Peta Odini Sutherland
Peta, is a fashion designer who gives " a slightly wayward spin on what menswear ought to be. This crayon creates her own lines, and colours them with her 20 shades. Read more...
20 Shades of a Crayon: Kerri-Ann Chandler
Kerri-Ann Chandler is a Musician, Audio Engineer, Music Producer, Teacher, Lecturer and Instructor. All before her third decade. Find out more about her 20 shades here.
RE: Dave Cooper
Meet Hybrid Theory's founder and Artistic Director Dave Cooper. Dave is a maker of things. He describes himself as a creative powerhouse, animated and energetic. When we visited his workshop for a chat, Dave shared his thoughts on the local creative industry. His creative process and his aspirations to start a Visual & Performing Arts School. We could not leave without knowing what colour crayon he would be, click here to find out.
RE: Sallyann Della Casa
Dreamer in Chief and Lead Tree Shaker at the Growing Leaders Foundation, Sallyann Della Casa is a boundless fountain of positivity and possibility. A lamb with a lion’s heart for conscientious and socially sustainable development. Check her out here.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Seon Thompson
Seon Thompson, describes himself as a multi-disciplinary artist. He is also a teacher. He utilizes design, fine art, photography and animation to create. Find out more about him here.
20 Shades of A Crayon: Brandon Best
Brandon Best is an International Gospel Artist doing what he loves to. We reached out to him and he shared his music and his 20 shades with us. Read more here.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Russell Leonce
Russell Leonce - Singer, Songwriter, Recording artiste and Minister. He's someone you would really like to know. Here's your intro to him and his 20 shades. Read more.
Re: r'kardo st.Von
Bringing to the stage talented Jazz fusion vocalist R'kardo St'Von. We sat Find out what he thinks about creativity, his musical influences and more here.
Behind the Lens: Jerome McClean
Photographer, Jerome McClean captures life in his photos. Find out more about him and his work here.
Artfully Done by: Reah Lee Sing
Reah Lee Sing hosts her first solo exhibition at Medulla entitled "In This Room". Find out more about Reah here.
20 Shades of A Crayon: Izia 'Jap' Lindsay
Izia Jap Lindsay is a Graffiti Artist or as Carifesta described him, an Urban Artist. His murals can be seen all over Trinidad, and in the wider region. His work is inviting, innovative and inspiring. Learn more about Jap in 20 shades here.
20 Shades of A Crayon: Rashmi Mathur
Rashmi Mathur is an Amateur Photographer and creator of the Facebook page "People of Trinidad and Tobago". Possibly the fastest growing social media interaction boasting totally local content to date. We had chat with her, read more here.
Behind the Lens: Jovander Pacheco
Jovander Pacheco is a Photographer/Videographer for whom Creativity is expression in its most raw form. See more of her work here.
Artfully Done By: Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné
Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné is a writer and visual artist and 'maker of things’. Find out more about her here.
Fashion Focus: Sade Roxborough
Sade Roxborough is a fashion label. It's essence is truly caribbean. Find out more here.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Shane 'Rizon' Gibson
Shane 'Rizon' Gibson. Gospel and Inspirational Artiste. Brings strong positive messages with melodies that sooth. He shares his 20 shades with us here.
Detnator Entertainment is a creative media company specialising in music and video production. See what they're all about here.
The Makers: Isabel Brash - Cocobel Chocolate
Isabel makes some really tasty chocolate treats. That's filled with local flavours. Read more about Isabel here.
20 Shades of A Crayon: James Hackett
James multi-talented. Illustrator. Fashion Designer. Man of 20 shades. Find out what they are here.
Studio Highlight: Full Circle Animation
A talented group of individuals whose minds are set on big things. Get a peek of them here.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Timothy Bootan
Timothy's impression of Machel Montano See more of his work and get to know his 20 Shades here.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Mario Sergeant
Mario Sargeant is a self taught Digital Graphic Designer. We like his clean, simple style. Get to know him a little better, at least these 20 shades of him.
Designer, Sculptor, Joshua Lue Chee Kong or as he prefers, simply Josh Lu. Is set to present his first exhibition entitled Moulded Memories. He spoke to us about his inspiration, influences and what colour crayon he would be. Check it out here.
20 Shades of A Crayon: Nicholas Maxwell
Our shiniest crayon yet. Though in this case he's more of a pixel, we were still able to get to his 20 shades. See what they are here.
Elise Romany is a Photographer who dances, sings. Find out more about her here.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Sharon Burford
Sharon Burford is an Artist that expresses herself in number of ways. One of them being some really cool cartoon illustrations. See more of what this colourful crayon is about.
Do you have a dream project you would like to accomplish someday? Well the time to get started is now. Read more.
RE: Penelope Spencer
Penelope Spencer is pretty much a household name in Trinidad and Tobago. An Actress, Teacher, Playwright, Director, Producer and Casting Agent. We sat down to chat with her. Here's what she had to say. See more.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Conrad Parris
Conrad Parris is an Actor, Voice Talent, and Television Presenter. Get to know him and his 20 shades. Read more.
This is the second in our three part series of film reviews from Director Steve McQueen. Shame is in the spotlight. Read more.
Behind the Lens: Elliot Francois
Elliot Francois is a Photographer, musician, actor, big dreamer. Take a look at his work here.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Rajendra Ramkallawan
Rajendra is the author of the soon to be released graphic novel – “The Great Sun”. He reveals his 20 Shades here.
Studio Highlight - LOVE.
We're loving the work done by creative agency LOVE. Featured are two campaigns done for a brand that is well known to us - Johnnie Walker. See it now.
Film as Art: The Work Of Steve McQueen
Visual artist and award-winning director Steve McQueen has finally made his mark on international cinema with his 2013 release, “12 Years A Slave”. We'll review each of McQueen’s three feature films: Hunger, Shame and 12 Years a Slave. See our first review here.
20 Shades of a Crayon: Ayanna Gillian Lloyd
Ayanna Gillian Lloyd is an essayist. Fiction writer. And is eager to contribute to the new wave of Caribbean stories and storytelling.