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Australian Apex Predators 2 Comments Read more »

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…


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…


Onebird: The Rise of Moo Leave a comment Read more »

Onebird: The Rise of Moo

Onebird: The Rise of Moo written by Donna Dwyer and published by BookBaby is now available in ebook format on several book sites including Amazon. Donna contacted me last year to illustrate the cover and I was stoked to hear that the main characters were…


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…


Australian Bush Babies II: Platypus released Leave a comment Read more »

Australian Bush Babies II: Platypus released

Another super busy month with releases! This platypus coin is the the fourth release in the Bush Babies II silver coin series I designed and illustrated for The Perth Mint. There is one more release in this series, the wombat, which I think is due…


Australian Bush Babies II: Echidna released Leave a comment Read more »

Australian Bush Babies II: Echidna released

It’s a busy month with coin releases. In addition to the griffin coin, the next coin in the Australian Bush Babies II coin series has been released. The series started off with the kookaburra, followed by the possum and now the third coin has been released, which features…


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