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Hop for Hope raises over $160,000 Leave a comment Read more »

Hop for Hope raises over $160,000

The auction for the 40 larger-than-life kangaroos ended last week with the Hop for Hop event raising over $160,000 for the Alannah and Madeline foundation. Jill (the name given to the roo I painted) sold with a final bid of $5,750. The Hop for Hope…


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Hop for Hope time-lapse

The time-lapse video documenting the painting of the Hop for Hope kangaroo is finally ready! The video covers about 30 hours of work but the whole process probably took more than 45 hours to complete including the time taken to set up/clean up, mix paint, sketch/plan…


Hop for Hope roo is finished! 2 Comments Read more »

Hop for Hope roo is finished!

My contribution for Hop for Hope is finally finished! The 1.2m tall fibreglass kangaroo (now named “Jill”) patiently sat in my kitchen for almost a month while I painted, detailed and varnished her coat. She is now complete and awaiting delivery to the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and…


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Hop for Hope

Hop for Hope is a collaborative art exhibition showcasing 40 larger-than-life fibreglass kangaroos decorated by iconic Australian artists and identities. The kangaroos will be showcased at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery before being auctioned to raise funds for the Alannah and Madeline Foundation- a charity raising funds…


Quit message spreads to remote WA Leave a comment Read more »

Quit message spreads to remote WA

A remote community in Warakurna, Western Australia is spreading the “Quit” message with a large mural opposite the local school. The mural was inspired by “A Fresh Start” one of my entries to the Art Toppling Tobacco art contest. The symbol looks great on an eye-catching blue background. I’m flattered that my symbol…


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“Toxic” wins Art Toppling Tobacco

Art Toppling Tobacco is a competition that encourages entrants to create art that does damage to the tobacco industry. My submission “Toxic”, showing the destructive nature of the tobacco industry, was awarded first prize! The contest was judged on World No Tobacco day and seven runners up…


Magnolia sketch for Moscato Labels Leave a comment Read more »

Magnolia sketch for Moscato Labels

I finally got around to taking photographs of some recent work. I worked on the following magnolia sketch which was incorporated into a gorgeous label for Brown Brother’s White Gold Moscato by Stephanie Martin Design. The label features pearlescent paper, embossed ink and foil.



Bombay Sapphire Pop-Up Bar illustration Leave a comment Read more »

Bombay Sapphire Pop-Up Bar illustration

Below is a watercolour illustration I completed for Bombay Sapphire’s “Project Botanicals”. Bombay Sapphire is hosting a pop-up bar featuring a selection of gin cocktails crafted around the 10 botanicals found in Bombay Sapphire. Masterchef Australia judge and co-host Gary Mehigan will be creating amazing dishes to accompany…


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Art toppling tobacco

Art Toppling Tobacco is a competition that encourages entrants to create art that does damage to the tobacco industry. Below are my two submissions along with a short description for each. Toxic While the health risks associated with smoking are well known, cigarettes also have…


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