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Australian Apex Predators

In the last couple of months the final coins in the Australian Apex Predators coin series were released by Australian Gold & Silver Exchange. The coin series launched in early 2016 with the wedge-tailed eagle followed by the dingo, great white shark, Tasmanian devil and the…


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…


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…


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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…


Eight horse silver bar illustration Leave a comment Read more »

Eight horse silver bar illustration

To celebrate 2014, the Year of the Horse, I painted eight running horses on behalf of Australian Gold and Silver Exchange (AGSX). This illustration is inspired by the popular Chinese eight horse paintings which are often hung in a business or dwelling to bring success and good fortune. Chinese artist…


Akta-Vite packaging illustration Leave a comment Read more »

Akta-Vite packaging illustration

Akta-Vite is an Australian made nutritious chocolate food drink which has been on Australian shelves since 1943. Looking to invigorate their vintage label with bright and modern graphics, they approached me with a brief for a koala character illustration to feature on their labels. Initially the koala also…


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Cat Cafe logo

The concept of cat cafes is a phenomenon of growing popularity. In a cat cafe customers sit in a cafe environment where cats are free to roam around and interact with visitors. The concept apparently began in Taiwan, before spreading to Japan and now Cat…


Merry marsupial Christmas! Leave a comment Read more »

Merry marsupial Christmas!

Below are a two illustrations from a series of Christmas cards I planned to get printed this year. I was working on these around October when I noticed Christmas merchandise had already hit the shelves (!). So I will probably put them aside for a…


Mythical Creatures coin series: Werewolf released 2 Comments Read more »

Mythical Creatures coin series: Werewolf released

In tune with this month’s Halloween theme, the fourth release in the Mythical Creatures coin series has been released. The coin features werewolf prowling in a forest and is struck in 1oz of pure silver. The series was designed an illustrated by myself on behalf of…


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