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The Industrial Court of Trinidad & Tobago

Above is my drawing of the Industrial Court of Trinidad & Tobago; on the corner of Queen and St. Vincent Streets in Port of Spain.

“During the period 1960 to 1964, Trinidad and Tobago was plagued by a number of strikes by workers and lockouts by employers which affected the economy. The Government’s answer to the problem was the Industrial Stabilization Act 1965. This Act was “to provide for the compulsory recognition by employers of Trade Unions and Organizations representative of a majority or workers, for the establishment of an expeditious system for the settlement of Trade Disputes, for the regulation of prices of commodities, for the constitution of a Court to regulate matters relating to the foregoing an incedental thereto.”

Reference: http://industrialcourt.org.tt/Home.aspx

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how-to-make-input-assignment-smMy post today goes out to fellow mates who made the time to help me… (and others) in an assignment. Students who went beyond the call, when it was not required of them to help others. I saw the difference between “real help” and “fake help.” Fake help wastes your time and is a disservice to those getting it, because they depend on help that never shows up. Real help always shows up, or respect you and your time enough to reply, or explain. Be aware of the help you give, and of the help you get. One wastes your time, and the other enriches it. A big thank you to you… and to everyone today who helps another when they didn’t have to… but did it because it is who they are, or because they want to… The world needs more people like you.

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The Red House - Port of Spain, Trinidad.

This is a negative sketch of the Parliament Building (The Red House) of Trinidad and Tobago. Click here for original post…

Thanks everyone for continuing to share and visit my blog. Much appreciated, and thanks again! Hope to be posting more regularly in a few weeks..

Abstract Architecture of the day:

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Engraved sketches... Assembly mode

Above is my assignment for my How to Make (Almost) Anything class. Our assignments are weekly, and this week our assignment was to “Make Something Big.” I designed and built something big that I needed and would have space for; a bookshelf to place on my chest of drawers. I engraved the following sketches:

  1. Arc de Triomphe, France
  2. Queens Royal College, Trinidad
  3. Mamallapuram, India
  4. NAPA, Trinidad
  5. In The End: Dance And Rejoice (Trinidad Carnival 2011)
  6. Abstract Architecture
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Engraving of Arc de Triomphe Sketch lit from behind

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Complete!

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Engraving of NAPA, Trinidad

I encourage you to go here to read more.

Feel free to use the following:
1. PDF of Bookshelf>>

2. CADD File of Bookshelf >>

3. Videos of Laser engraving >>

4. More photos of Bookshelf >>

5. Link to my sketches >>

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Queen's Royal College - Clock Tower - Trinidad

5” x 8.25” ink pens, in Moleskine sketchbook

This is a negative sketch of the Clock Tower of Queen’s Royal College (Q.R.C.) in Trinidad & Tobago. Click here for more…
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National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA), Port of Spain, Trinidad

Above is a negative of my sketch of the National Academy for the Performing Arts in Trinidad. Click here for more >>>.

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Holy Trinity Cathedral, Trinidad

This is a negative of my sketch of the Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral on Hart Street in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Click here for more >>>.

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Building on New Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad

This is a sketch of a building on New Street in Port of Spain, Trinidad. This building is characteristic of the Caribbean tradition of using good ventilation methods like sash windows with louvres at each side. Click here for original post.

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Press Fit Chess Set

Today I am posting my assignment for my “How to Make (Almost) Anything” class. I figured I would share with you some of the work that keeps me busy and that has sadly reduced my sketching and posts. Hope you find it as interesting as I do. My website for the class is a “work in progress” and will change as time goes by.

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Press Fit Chess Set

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Press Fit Chess Set

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Eric Williams Financial Complex in Port of Spain, Trinidad

Above is a negative of the Eric Williams Financial Complex in Port of Spain, Trinidad. I will be extremely busy over the next few days, so please bear with me… I also have paintings to catch up on… Thank you for continuing to visit and for leaving comment. Much appreciated!

TI.

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