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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…


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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…


Mali in the City raises over $450,000 Leave a comment Read more »

Mali in the City raises over $450,000

Wow! What a wonderful result. The auction for the Mali in the City event was held last Thursday with an amazing display of painted elephants and generosity from bidders. The whole event raised over $450,000 which will go towards the conservation efforts of the Melbourne…


Elephants to go under the hammer Leave a comment Read more »

Elephants to go under the hammer

This big night is fast approaching! The one and only chance for people to claim one of the 50 elephants painted for the Mali in the City event. Both of my painted elephants “Elephantasy” and “Here Today…” along with the 48 others will be auctioned…


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Speaking at the Stanleys

The Australian Cartoonists’ Association will be hosting it’s 28th annual Stanley Awards and conference weekend in Newcastle this year. I’m very excited to announce I have been invited to sit on a panel to discuss working as a designer in the coin industry. The panel…


Mali in the City launched! 2 Comments Read more »

Mali in the City launched!

On Wednesday night the Melbourne Zoo hosted a gathering of the 50 painted elephants, artists and sponsors for a “sneak peek” to celebrate the upcoming launch of the Mali in the City public art event. The day has finally come and the elephants are now…


"Here today..." finished for Mali in the City event. Leave a comment Read more »

“Here today…” finished for Mali in the City event.

My second elephant ” Here today …  ” for the Mali in the City event is finally finished! I’ve lost track of how long it took me but it took longer than “Elephantasy” because of the higher level of detail and more realistic approach. I’m…


2012 Melbourne ANDA Coin Show Leave a comment Read more »

2012 Melbourne ANDA Coin Show

It’s that time of year again for the 2012 Melbourne ANDA Coin Show. I will be at the Coin Club stall on Saturday the 7th of July helping out and signing the designs I have worked on. The latest released I had the pleasure of…


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