COVID-19 Cartoons: Combatting Bunkermode & Balancing Escapism
Making contact with the outside world can help put things in perspective...

COVID-19 Cartoons: Combatting Bunkermode & Balancing Escapism

Cartoon update #3 In my last post, our avid news addict took some time out from his all-consuming news feeds to enjoy a few relaxing activities (to be honest, he…

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COVID-19 Cartoons – Managing Information Overload
Calling mum is always a good idea ;) and, checking in can help take your mind off the news

COVID-19 Cartoons – Managing Information Overload

Cartoon update #2 What began as a few quick sketches, reflecting on the current state of the world... keeps growing with a pretty constant flow of inspiration. Safe to say,…

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Recent Work and Reflecting on COVID-19
... or, are you Bunkering Down?

Recent Work and Reflecting on COVID-19

With the world in a vastly different place compared to just a few short months ago, I sincerely hope that you are doing fine and are finding ways to cope…

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Looking back at the Illustration Process
The story of Jacks, surrounded by inspiration and colour

Looking back at the Illustration Process

While I am eager and most excited to complete the final stages of VIZAĜO, a slight problem with a broken finger has forced me to be patient for a few weeks,…

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From Whimsical Teapots to Playing Cards – the Beginning
Teapot, mugs and a bowl from 'Faces' range

From Whimsical Teapots to Playing Cards – the Beginning

I've made a start on a new deck of cards, which I'm hoping to share with you as it evolves ... A design all about faces and colour, where my aim is to create a fully custom, playable and surreally happy deck of cards.

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Water Lines – Pen & ink – Part IV

Welcome to the final segment of Water Lines - Pen & ink; a post series showing my work from a group exhibition in December. Today, I want to introduce you to the Garnet Hill - a four masted steel barque with a (to me) special history.

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Water Lines – Pen & ink – Part III

Welcome to part three of Water Lines - Pen & ink - a virtual tour of artworks I recently showed in a group exhibition. Meet the Orcas, the sailors up the mast rounding Cape Horn, and of course, no ship is fully crewed without a cat at the helm ...

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Water Lines – Pen & ink – Part II
Seeking Refuge - pen & ink drawing

Water Lines – Pen & ink – Part II

Continuing from my previous post, here is part two of my artworks from the recent group exhibition Water Lines. A journey in pen and ink; exploring rough seas, sails and the sighting of new land ...

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Water Lines – Pen & Ink – Part I

Over the next few posts I will be showing my artworks from the recent group exhibition: Water Lines. These ten pen & ink drawings explore my love of oceans, waves and ships. Beginning Onboard James Craig; a fully restored tall ship, part of the Sydney Heritage Fleet, which inspired several of my drawings - I hope you enjoy :)

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Water Lines – exhibition wrap
Framed ink drawings in exhibition Waterlines

Water Lines – exhibition wrap

My last post was all about the beginnings of a new body of work; oil paintings and ink drawings for an exhibition about Water...  A lot has happened since then :) Moving…

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Drawing a Musician & motivating Swimmers
Paul on the Harmonica - Pen, ink drawing and digital painting

Drawing a Musician & motivating Swimmers

Music is always inspiring, as are those who perform it so brilliantly... My friend Paul is an absolute star on the harmonica; he plays and sings across the musical genres, exuding…

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The Ocean and a Tall Ship for Inspiration

On the weekend I spent the day with the family on board a tall ship; it was a wonderful experience given to us by lovely parents :) The James Craig is the…

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Sketching with ArtGraf – Watercolour Graphite

It is always exciting to discover a new drawing material ... A few weeks ago I was on a mission to redeem my loyalty points at Eckersley's, when this stylish looking ArtGraf tin…

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The Joys of Ink Drawing

In my last post I talked about the recent blog move... It has been been so much fun to tweak and redress this fresh new space, to the point where I almost…

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