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James Provost
Works at James Provost Technical Illustration
Attended Sheridan Institute of Advanced Learning
Lives in Toronto
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Hi—I'm a freelance technical illustrator based in Toronto, Canada. I also blog at http://technicalillustrators.org
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Hey James, Great work, great blog! Feel free to invite your fellow bloggers over here. 
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My whiteboard-drawing robot intern, InternBot, and I would like to take a moment to say thanks. Thank you for all the amazing projects, inspiration, creativity and collaboration in 2011.

I feel truly fortunate to be doing what I love to do, and if InternBot had feelings, I’m sure he’d feel the same.

All the best to you & yours in the new year.
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Cutaway illustration of Lytro's focus-later light field camera.
In short: it's magic.
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I want one for each eye. And a telescope...

No one built it fast enough so I did just now.

Toilet paper roll and sugru. 
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Some work in November's issue of Wired.
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killer work dude!
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It's lunch time: InternBot, make me a sandwich!
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The Textbook, Reinvented. Technical illustrators take note.
Yesterday, Apple announced a joint initiative with publishers to bring textbooks to the iPad. This move would make them cheaper, lighter, always up to date, and—of interest to us—more richly illustrat...
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Hey, Done Manifesto made it to FastCoDesign!
Infographic Of The Day: 13 Rules For Realizing Your Creative Vision. The Done Manifesto lays out some bracing maxims that are key to preserving a start-up's most valuable asset: urgency. Bre Petti...
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Some thoughts on augmented reality, the coming singularity and jetpacks.
I've been fascinated with augmented reality (AR) since learning about projects like Layar and WordLens. These apps combine the camera, GPS, gyros, processing
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Google Reader users: Any easy way with the new Reader's tools to share something on Google+ without +1ing it?
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Update, no +1 necessary:
1. Go to the post in Reader.
2. Click Share... in the top right.
3. (Optional) Restrict it to a circle.
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I've been bound hand and foot over the past couple of months, but now I can tip my hand and share some of what has been keeping my hands busy. Work seems to
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Check out the free Graphic Artists Guild app for iPad, and let me know what you think of my pages!
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  • James Provost Technical Illustration
    Technical Illustrator, present
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Toronto
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Vancouver - Oakville - Whitby
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Freelance Technical Illustrator
Introduction
A freelance technical illustrator, working with publishing, advertising and corporate clients to communicate science & technology subjects.
Education
  • Sheridan Institute of Advanced Learning
    Bachelor of Arts - Illustration
  • Sinclair Secondary School
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