Personal Arty updates in May – Progress with Ringo the Ringtail Possum and Tree Sketches

  LAst month I posted some pictures of sketch character developments for Ringo the Ringtail Possum and his Australian wildlife friends as I am on a mission to create a picture book for them.  This month I thought I would try a few sample images both with pencils and in digital form to get a […]

Suggestion Time – Let me know what design you would like to see for International Day of Biological Diversity

  After completing the Easter merchandise suggestions of a Cassowary and a Quokka I thought I would do the same for May.  And May’s theme is for International Day for Biological Diversity which is on Wednesday 22nd. So as before please let me know your design suggestions to be placed on a variety of products, including […]

Personal Arty Updates for April

  So here is a run down of all the arty things I’ve been getting up to over the last few weeks… Firstly, I have been setting aside a lot of time for story and character development for Ringo the Ringtail Possum.  I would like to finally create a picture book for this cute little […]

Let me know your Easter Merch Suggestions

  Now that we are into April I’m starting to look ahead to creating my merchandise design for Easter.  And I would love to hear from you if you have any suggestions of what you would like to see me create?  Is there a particular Australian animal, scene or image that you would like to […]

Koala & Sloth Cute and Adorable Merch Designs

  This is an alternative design I had created for Valentines Day which had a some nice reaction to on my social media so I thought I would put on to merchandise in my online store.  Especially today being World Wildlife Day, it is a great opportunity to love both the koala and sloth from […]

Cute Emu and Koala Valentine’s Cartoon

Ive had this little scenario in my head for awhile now as I’ve been developing an emu character. The emu is extremely excited to be able to reveal they secretly admire their Valentine. But the valentine is a koala and being asleep unfortunately the emu can’t reveal their admiration.

Koala loves Eucalypt love koala Valentine’s Pattern

I thought I would try a pattern out. Here is a simple cute cartoon illustration showing koala loves Eucalypt leaves loves koala and so on. What do you think of it? Available on a range of merchandise products including t-shirts, kids clothing, cushions, bags, mugs and more at my Redbubble shop https://www.redbubble.com/people/eddcross/works/36407807-koala-loves-eucalyptus-leaves-pattern?p=greeting-card&rbs=d322e7ff-a82e-4dac-b7ab-9540c0417aab&rel=carousel

Robocop Black Metal, Brisbane Drawing Group and Sketches

  As August is now upon us it’s time to reflect back on a few things I did in July… Firstly I am a huge Robocop fan and also love the music genre black metal.  So I thought I would combine the 2014 rebooted movie’s black suit with some music imagery for my own personal […]

Cute Heart Stealing Possum, Testimonials from Great Barrier Reef Foundation and Happy Customer, and other sketches

  Welcome to June 🙂  This months merchandise image features the very cute Ringo the Ringtail Possum stealing a heart at night.  I find possums so cute and get very excited when I see them at night that I just thought that if I had a heart in my garden they would steal it!  This […]

Cute Possum Blown Away Merch, Koala project coloured in, Robocop WIP, Paint & Plonk and bird photos

  Wow, so May disappeared really quick as I was super absorbed in a large project for the Australian Koala Foundation, another fun Ringo merchandise image, a technical digital illustration of Robocop and a couple of paintings at Raw Art’s Paint and Plonk.   This month Ringo the Ringtail Possum has been blown away by […]