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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…


Live online sculpture workshop (Google+ hangout) Leave a comment Read more »

Live online sculpture workshop (Google+ hangout)

This Saturday (16th of February) at 3pm (UTC+10) I’m going to start working on a sculpture on Google+ and I’m opening the invitation to anyone that would like to grab their clay and “sculpt along”. I’ve created a shopping list for anyone that’s just getting…


How to commission an illustrator Leave a comment Read more »

How to commission an illustrator

If you have come to this page as an author, app/ game developer or other solopreneur who needs to hire a creative professional don’t miss this great little document which will increase your understanding of the negotiation and commission processes and give you a better chance…


"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…


"Here today..." process Leave a comment Read more »

“Here today…” process

I’ve been busily working on my second elephant painting for the Mali in the City event “Here today…” I’ve finally finished,  so I’ve updated this post with the photos I got of the process.


"Elephantasy" time-lapse 4 Comments Read more »

“Elephantasy” time-lapse

For those of you that have been following my painted elephant sculptures for Mali in the City, I’ve finally pulled together a time-lapse video of the painting process of my first elephant, Elephantasy. I’m booked in to paint my second elephant “Here today…” on the 25th of…


Two week Diablo III sculpture challenge 5 Comments Read more »

Two week Diablo III sculpture challenge

This is the reason for my late posts recently. I’ve given myself two weeks to sculpt my entry for Blizzard Entertainment’s Portrait of a Champion contest so I’m challenging myself to finish it before the deadline on the 29th of April (only six days left!).…


Wildlife in need: Black rhinoceros illustration Leave a comment Read more »

Wildlife in need: Black rhinoceros illustration

Coin Club has released the next coin in their 1oz silver Wildlife in Need series, the Black Rhinoceros. I did this illustration a few months back but the rest of the series was illustrated by the very talented and very lovely Karen Hull. Below are a few progress shots…


Illustration process of the thylacine postcard 2 Comments Read more »

Illustration process of the thylacine postcard

Below is an animated process of a portfolio piece I just finished. The illustration will be used for a series of promotional postcards for my illustration business. I wanted to target book publishers so I included the kinds of themes that they might want to…


Four coins of the apocalypse 11 Comments Read more »

Four coins of the apocalypse

The coin design and manufacturing process can take several months and it’s rare that I get show any designs before they make it to the shelves. Coin Club Australia , the client for this project, has allowed me to show the concepts for a potential set…


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