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 […]

78rpm record sleeve design: Mic Conway’s National Junk Band

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78rpm record sleeve design: Mic Conway’s National Junk Band

A pozible project for Mic Conway’s National Junk Band’s single to produce a 78 RRM record with 45 RPM on the flip side. I was fortunate to be asked to create the artwork for this wonderful project from sleeve to the record label logo. It was a pleasure working with Mic and the music sounds wonderful. For […]

Phantom Show Australian Galleries

Posted in Exhibition, Painting
Phantom Show Australian Galleries

When Peter Kingston asked me to be in the Phantom show I was extremely honoured. Kingston is one of my favourite artist’s. I love his style and how he beautifully depicts a gentle joy of life. It was also a great honour to be exhibitioning along with 40 other amazing artists such as Reg Mombassa, Garry Shead, Elisabeth Cummings, Dick Frizzell and to top it off […]

Graphic Design: WW1 History Week Exhibition

Graphic Design: WW1 History Week Exhibition

Design Brief: A tribute to Leichhardt’s local war heroes. Design and layout exhibition 10 X A1 panels  for 2014 History Week exhibition. for display in Leichhardt Library. Text and images supplied. Working with:  Commissioned by Leichhardt Council. Amie Zar, Local History. Skills & responsibilities: Design & art direction. www.localnotes.net.au

DIY Cardboard Fruitbox Dolls House

Posted in Kids, Sustainability
DIY Cardboard Fruitbox Dolls House

DIY Dolls house made from found objects = Rainy day fun with my daughter Cardboard fruit boxes  x 2qty Sticky tape Scissors

Book illustration – EPA composting manual

Book illustration – EPA composting manual

In 1999, Social Change Media asked me to illustrate the Down to Earth manual, Earth Works the learners guide for the EPA.  The course manual highlights the benefits of reducing waste by composting and gardening. For the manual I illustrated over 120 drawings. The brief was to create a visual how-to guide so people with as english a second language could benefit from the course. It was […]