I would like to learn about the creation of graphic novels from the artist’s perspective. My inquiry question is this: How is a story altered when translating a novel to a graphic novel? What are important factors in retaining the original story?(Tweaking of my question is welcomed.) One of the Big Ideas this question connects to is “Exploring stories and […]

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Here is a picture of my learning centre: Artifacts from left: Roasting in Hell’s Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay, Gordon Ramsay’s Sunday Lunch by Gordon Ramsay, $wear Jar, free-range eggs (Gordon uses free-range when he can), pot, bamboo cutting board, slice of bread (for idiot sandwich), paper towels, family photo, cheesecake, container of flour, container of  garlic and […]

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Ramsay, Gordon. Roasting in Hell’s Kitchen: Temper Tantrums, F Words, and the Pursuit of Perfection. HarperCollins Entertainment, 2007. This autobiography offered meaningful insight into Gordon’s character, childhood, influences, and motivators. I learned about his miserable history with his father, his unfortunate accident that forced him to quite football (something he may have had a career in […]

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For my eminent interviews, I had the pleasure of interviewing two Masterchef winners: Christine Ha and Luce Manfe. Let’s start with Christine. Christine Ha is an incredibly notable cook. One of the main reasons she is so revered is because she’s a blind chef. She was diagnosed with neuromyelitis optica as an adult, which is […]

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SUBJECT TO CHANGE   Exposition: Reputation as a “psycho”, a “lunatic” The drama, the abuse, the humiliation, poverty, unbearable pressure. Rising Action: Boiling Point: Hit, but controversial – “liberal use of the F-Word”, the way I treated my staff (stress to almost breaking point) “put young people off the idea of a kitchen as a […]

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For my Career Life Interviews, I interviewed two individuals who both have full-time careers in the visual arts. The first was Ms. Croft, an art teacher at Gleneagle. I met with her before school in person. Here’s a summary of what I learned: Ms. Croft is a high school art teacher at Gleneagle Secondary. She […]

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