Relaxing Place - Spencer (Calgary)

September 30, 2011

This is the eighth week of our guest blog series to compare other parts of the world while Charlotte is visiting Canada for August & September. Our guests this week are the creatives Spencer from Calgary & Catherine from Johannesburg.

"This multiple purpose room triples as my studio, lounge/tv room, and the cat's room- a well balanced diet for any creative person."

Spencer on where he lives:
"Calgary paints an interesting picture of popped collars, big trucks, and meat and potatoes, with bohemian culture and creativity trying to sneak their way in wherever they can.  It's a big change from the small town of Dawson Creek, which I came from eight years ago, and it definitely doesn't leave me with any shortage of inspiration either."

Spencer on Spencer:
"People who are familiar with my work know that I usually work in a very grungy ink and brush illustration style.  Already feeling nostalgic earlier this summer, and having a small brush with death, I decided to start a 365 project which encouraged me to get back to my creative roots and experiment as much as possible and which I decided to allow to inform this project as well."
See Spencer's work on his website, follow him on twitter @spencergoldade, or find his 365 Abstracts project on Tumblr at

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