Exhibition Opening Oct 12: Five Colours Blue

Posting on the eve of hanging our art group's upcoming exhibition: Five Colours Blue, which will be on show at The Art House in Wyong. See exhibition details and a sneak preview of some of the works I will be including.

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Exhibition: ‘As in a Mirror’

I am part of a group of artists who have been exhibiting on the Central Coast and in Newcastle since 2007. Our exhibition As in a Mirror - opens at…

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VIZAĜO – Playing Card Back Design
VIZAĜO - Fire red card back design

VIZAĜO – Playing Card Back Design

Introducing the card back design for upcoming playing cards VIZAĜO - in two colour versions. There's also an update to the Jokers, bringing this deck very close to complete.

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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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Revised Court cards & Ace of Hearts
Ace of Hearts - the lovers

Revised Court cards & Ace of Hearts

This post introduces the King of Spades, along with latest revisions to the 12 court cards. I also talk about name ideas for this still to be named deck of cards - and share Work in Progress on Aces and number cards.

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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 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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Bring out the Oils … and Hoist the Sails

The humble beginnings of a new body of work, for an exhibition about Water. In this post I also delve into the past, where seafaring adventures and events are a huge source of inspiration in my art, and fuel my ongoing fascination with sailing ships and the ocean.

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Drawing the Tarot – Meet the Pages

A Page is seen as a youthful messenger; a voice speaking for the suit to which he or she belongs. In the drawings (pen & ink), I used key symbols…

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Card and Print designs

Line drawing is so much fun! I found a new sketchbook the other day (in a really cute 5" x 5" format), and have been busy filling it with whimsical drawings: The…

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Sketchbook Project 2013

During the last 2 months I have been working on my 2013 Sketchbook Project. The Art House Co-op provide a bunch of themes - but you can also make up…

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A Design Project

A little while back RedBubble posted a design challenge on their website: Design a T-shirt for the Railroad Revival Tour 2012. As it was all about trains (which are pretty…

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