Archive for the ‘Arts’ Category

Warp Zone Wares turns Classic Video Games Pixel Art into Custom Jewelry and Decorations

July 26, 2013 Leave a comment
Warp Zone Wares! Are you a fan of Classic Video Games? Have a passion for Quirky Items and Jewelry? Looking for a rush of Nostalgia and something Fresh? Warp Zone Wares takes Pixel Art and creates a Customized Experience for you!
I was inspired by my love for Video Games, especially Retro Games.

I’m old school like “this console is from the 80’s”

And I totally grew up with Nintendo so it has a special place in my 8-Bit heart

Custom Made Retro Video Game Art – some of the lovely adorable pieces of Warp Zones Wares!

Hungry Baby Yoshi Pixel Portrait
Large Princess Peach Pixel Portrait
Pokeball Keychain
Mario and Luigi Cake Toppers and 1-Up Mushroom Cupcake Topper for Baby’s First Birthday!

Finally, a plant that doesn’t need to be watered! Although, it may require an occasional feeding…
Pac Man Magnet Set
Are you “Turned On?” Prove it with a Power Button coaster!
Glow-in-the-Dark, Double-Sided, Hanging Boo Pixel Portrait

The possibilities are nearly endless! To get started, make a request and we will craft a tailor-made item. We specialize in recreating Retro Style Video Game Art, Characters, Items, Enemies, etc. Great way to express yourself or as a Gift Idea for a friend/loved one with a penchant for pixels! We offer several different products, so let us know what we can make for you!

Warp Zone Wares – Rebuilding Your Childhood Bit by Bit!

General information

Products made from Perler Beads. Prices vary depending on product size, complexity, and function. All Sprites, Game Art, and Video Games are property of their respective owners; Warp Zone Wares is in no way officially affiliated with or endorsed by the companies that own them.

AHA MEDIA to exhibit a video at ‘Life Size” – PHS LifeSkills Centre Art show – Aug 10 – 30 2011 in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

August 9, 2011 Leave a comment

Opening Night Wednesday Aug 10, 2011 6pm – 8pm at InterUrban Art Gallery  1 West Hastings in Vancouver Downtown Eastside

AHA MEDIA is very proud to have their first experimental art video of Life in the Downtown Eastside at this showing! Many thanks to Colin Askey for mentoring us in artful editing!!

Below are some stills from our video

We hope to see everyone at the show!

Panel Discussion on the art work of James Cummings – noted Vancouver DTES artist 1943-2011

July 2, 2011 Leave a comment

“Your Story, My Story, Our Story”

A Panel Discussion on James Cummings lifelong art work today Saturday July 2, 1-3pm at Vancouver Public Library in Alma Vandusen and Peter Kaye rooms

Exhibition of his masterwork, “The Banner” July 1-15, Vancouver Public Library

James Douglas Cummings

1943 – 2011 Artist, in every sense of the word Survived by son, Jesse, brother David (Lonnie), partner-in-spirit Sandra Jean, good buddy Alexis and numerous friends in the DTES community. Predeceased by brothers, Lawrence and Robert.

Right to Food mobile mural project in Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

March 23, 2011 1 comment

Right to Food mobile mural project collaboratively created seven 8’x4′ mobile, lightweight murals that each represent one of 7 Food Solutions to reform the quality, nutritional impact, abundance and delivery of food across the DTES.

The 7 Solutions were developed by the DTES Kitchen Tables project in partnership with sister organizations across the community. Once complete, the 7 murals will be displayed across the community, serving as Right to Food landmarks.

Read more here

AHA MEDIA hears from Kelly about his life and art projects in Vancouver

March 19, 2011 Leave a comment

AHA MEDIA sits down with Kelly who shares his life story and his various art projects in Vancouver