Inspired By: Pop Art

In the middle of last week I wanted to illustrate a kangaroo and an emu differently.  And I remembered from the Visual Storytelling course that Franki mentioned to get inspiration from a genre in art history (you may remember that I previously did this with Aboriginal Rock Art), so I chose Pop Art!  I got […]

Franki Sparke’s Visual Storytelling Course – Week 14/14

Todays lesson was the last in the course.  On one hand it is sad that the course is over as I have thoroughly enjoyed it and could keep continually learning from more courses with Fanki, but on the other hand she has provided us with so much information and skills that it is now down to us […]

Picture Books at Blackheath

Banksia in the snow On Saturday I attended the Picture Books at BlackHeath workshop run by Margaret Hamilton and Dee Huxley.  Margaret, who is an illustrator and retired from owning her own publishing company, MargaretHamiltonBooks, and Dee who is also an illustrator both provided a huge wealth of experience to learn and inspire from. Margaret talked about the author […]

Franki Sparke’s Visual Storytelling Course – Week 12/14

It was good to be back to the course after a couple of weeks off due to Public Holidays.  And I could not wait to show my homework – a double page spread portraying a banquet scene in your choice of inspiration from art history – mine was Aboriginal Rock Art. So three weeks ago I chose […]