Graphic Design: Site and Sound

Posted in Council, Design, History
Graphic Design: Site and Sound

Site and Sound is an initiative from Leichhardt Council that aims to animate and enliven the Leichhardt Town Hall, a building that has been in community use for 128 consecutive years. I felt the design needed to be fun and represent this reinvention of public buildings. The supplied sepia photo was so easy to work […]

Graphic Design: Heritage Week Brochure

Posted in Council, Design, History
Graphic Design: Heritage Week Brochure

Design Brief: Heritage Week brochure of events using supplied historical photos and text. Working with:  Commissioned by Leichhardt Council. Amie Zar, Local History. Skills & responsibilities: Design & art direction. www.localnotes.net.au www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/ Library/Local-History

Graphic Design: LOST

Posted in Council, Design
Graphic Design: LOST

Design Brief: LOST or the Leichhardt Open Studio Trail is an annual event held in conjunction with Art Month each year in March. During this time artists studios throughout the local area open their doors to the public. This is a rare opportunity to enter the personal creative realms of participating artists and take an […]

Graphic Design: LGBTQI Leichhardt community

Posted in Council, Design
Graphic Design: LGBTQI Leichhardt community

Design Brief: Rainbow flags on Norton Street to Celebrate the LGBTQI Leichhardt community Working with:  Commissioned by Leichhardt Council.Tara Day-Williams| Team Leader Community Planning and Development Skills & responsibilities: Design & develop campaign.

Slowfox wine label art and branding

Posted in Design, Illustration
Slowfox wine label art and branding

Earlier this year an old friend of mine Kate posted on Facebook she needed a new name for a micro winery she ran in Mudgee with her partner. I thought this was a fun challenge. Despite the fact that I was actually at the beach with my four year old daughter, I set about brainstorming ideas while building […]

Leichhardt Strategic Transport Planner campaign:

Leichhardt Strategic Transport Planner campaign:

Share the Road campaign to develop a better relationship between drivers, cyclists and pedestrians this campaign was developed into ‘ Some of my best friends drive cars’, ‘ Some of my best friends ride bikes’ and for great safety visibility awareness the campaign branched out to  ‘Lighter is brighter’ I was fortunate to work on […]

Graphic Design: Ethical Trade in Indigenous Art

Posted in Council, Design
Graphic Design: Ethical Trade in Indigenous Art

Design Brief: Urgent job, no images supplied. Create a print advertisement which expresses Ethical Trade in Indigenous Art. Working with::  Commissioned by Leichhardt Council. Deborah Lennis, Community Development Officer – Aboriginal Programs, Rebekah Raymond, ERLGATSIF Coordinator and Erla Ronan, Group Manager Community and Cultural Services. Skills & responsibilities: Design & develop campaign. www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/Community/Aboriginal-Community/Events/Starting-the-Conversation-

Illustrations for a Free Community bus:

Illustrations for a Free Community bus:

Leichhardt Council approached me to design a logo and map for their Free Community Bus Leichhardt Local Link. I made some mock up designs for our initial meeting assuming they were looking for a formal vector logo. However to my amazement after seeing one of my illustrations on my desktop they asked me to illustrate […]

Django Reinhardt – illustrating history

Django Reinhardt – illustrating history

A good biography can evoke images which inspire me to want to draw. This happened when I read Django The Life and Music of a Gypsy Legend by Michael Dregni. It is a wonderful read. Django Reinhardt is one of my favourite musicians and he also had an amazing life. At the age 12 he earned money playing banjo busking […]

Ulladulla Primary School Mural

Posted in Kids, Painting
Ulladulla Primary School Mural

An old friend and wonderful artist Liz Craig asked if I’d like to be involved in helping to paint a mural for Ulladulla Primary School with herself and Christine Cook (Year 1 teacher). It was lots of fun especially when we thought about how the children would enjoy playing and interacting with the artwork. We were guided […]