• Camping

    Camping in St Ives

  • Skateboarding

    DIY Skate park

  • CollectingYellowBricks

    Scavenging at the tip

  • CollectingSeaShells

    Collecting Shells

I am a freelance artist, illustrator and graphic designer.

I like to draw.

Joel Tarling spent 5 years as an editorial cartoonist for The Sydney City Hub 2004 – 2008 where his work also featured in The Green Weekly, The Big Issue and AVANT card.

Aside from cartooning. he has also worked with Sydney University, 33 Creative, Koori Curriculum, Wave Consulting, Inner West Council, The EPA, Federation Press, Social Change Media and for various bands such as Frenzal Rhomb, Trout Fishing In Quebec, Old Spice Boys and Mic Conway.

At High School he did work experience with Martin Sharp and wrote a series of comic zines called “Dopey Tales”. Over the last few years he has been writing and illustrating picture books.

When his wife Bec returned to work after her maternity leave he was the primary career for their daughter. During this time he juggled being the stay home parent with freelance illustration, freelance graphic design, art exhibitions and teaching comics at aftercare.

Any queries regarding my illustrations please email me.

Fine Arts Diploma – Meadowbank TAFE
Diploma In Graphic Design – Enmore Design Centre
CERT III in the Early Childcare