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"Toxic" wins Art Toppling Tobacco Leave a comment Read more »

“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…



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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…


Watercolor Tiger Tee Leave a comment Read more »

Watercolor Tiger Tee

A watercolor tiger done for a watercolor themed challenge over at Threadless. My finished illustration is a combination of two real watercolor paintings plus some digital work. I painted part of the design upside down to get the drips to flow upwards. The colours were created…


BlizzCon Original Art Contest Entry Leave a comment Read more »

BlizzCon Original Art Contest Entry

Below is my submission to the BlizzCon Original Art Contest. The contest asks for submissions of original art based on any of the Blizzard Entertainment game franchises. As a fan of of Warcraft in particular, I wanted to do something based on the World of Warcraft…


Alacran bottle decoration contest Leave a comment Read more »

Alacran bottle decoration contest

Alacran is having a contest to decorate their black matte tequila bottles. My entry was inspired by the Alacran scorpion device, the distinctive black and white bottle and also some very cool marketing Alacran has done in the past, which showed the black bottle “splattering” other objects…


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New Threadless submission: Bearoque

I recently finished my submission to a challenge over at Threadless. The challenge is to create a design inspired by creatures of the forest and is held in collaboration with Music for Relief. MFR is an organisation was founded by the band Linkin Park which provides support to…


Child Prodigy Threadless Submission Leave a comment Read more »

Child Prodigy Threadless Submission

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about joining in on the fun at Threadless, a community-centered online T-shirt printing company. Each design that is submitted is put up for voting and then considered for printing by the Threadless team. At any given time they often have…


Holden Designer Spark entries Leave a comment Read more »

Holden Designer Spark entries

Since 2011 Holden have held a design competition to apply a custom design to a Barina Spark. Last year I entered the Holden Designer Spark competition but I didn’t have much time to design and promote my entry. So this year when they issued an…


Swatch TTR Art Rules competition wrap-up Leave a comment Read more »

Swatch TTR Art Rules competition wrap-up

My recent hiatus from the blog was due to my trip to Los Angeles for the Swatch TTR Art Rules contest. I was in LA for five days, meeting the Swatch crew, the other finalists, exploring the city and filming our interviews before the winner…


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