Awww, the very cute Ringo the Ringtail Possum in the tree! Would you be his friend?
I had a lovely stroll through Mt Gravatt this morning with my sketchbook. As it appears, I wasn’t the only one enjoying the pleasant nature walk, for just in front of me were my two possum characters Ringo and Ringlet!
On Saturday I went to another great talk by Mark Carthew to learn further about his picture book creativity. It was a wonderful event with a High Tea afterwards where I conversed with other authors and editors. It put me on a height of inspiration afterwards. So what does this have to do with my fishy illustration […]
A few weeks ago I went to a seminar entitled ‘Climates that art can change’ at the Eco Centre at Griffith University to inspire the environmental artist in me. A lot of focus was on photography, video and graphic design and how they reached their own target audiences and the questions that they provoked. It seemed […]
In my quest for knowledge on creating Picture Books I attended a talk tonight by author Mark Carthew at Brisbane’s State Library, facilitated through May Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust. Amongst all of the illustrations, words and poems that Mark presented and sang to us, I spotted illustrations for ‘The Grand Old Duke of York’ with soldiers wearing tall […]
As I get prepared for the long weekend building up my illustration portfolio, I get my art things out ready and who do I find in my pencil case? The cute and cheeky Possum… 🙂
The final Monster Horror film I saw at GOMA was Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, the story of how one man could unleash his sinister alter ego and live two separate lives. Caught in the midst of the two characters was one female lead character who, unknown to her that they were actually the same person, described […]