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2016 National Works on Paper

I had the opportunity last week to view the National Works on Paper exhibiting at the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery and was blown away by the variety of techniques and media used....... from pencil and charcoal to collage, etching, lithographs  and video just to name but a few. The versatility and scope of the work [...]

Industry Night

As part of our course the tutors of Illustration arrange an interview session where we have the opportunity to show our portfolios and sketchbooks to professional illustrators and people in publishing. So last night armed with our business cards and work produced over the past few months we met at Brightspace gallery where everyone  could also [...]

By | 2017-06-15T11:57:43+00:00 October 29th, 2015|artist, Book Illustration|0 Comments

Kelvin Hawley

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit Kelvin Hawley an artist who lives in Brisbane. I was greeted with a welcoming broad smile and an infectious enthusiasm for all things art. He loves to paint and has perfected and fine tuned his technique in portraiture over the years.  Kelvin was so [...]

By | 2017-06-15T11:51:33+00:00 October 25th, 2015|Art Blast, artist, Book Illustration|0 Comments

Inner energy

NGV (National Gallery of Victoria)  regularly holds drawing sessions with artists and a couple of years ago I attended one held by the incredible and prolific artist John Wolseley. Lucky me ! In his 70s but with the energy and enthusiasm of someone much younger, he talked passionately  to a crowded room of over 100 [...]

By | 2015-03-17T23:49:49+00:00 March 17th, 2015|Art Blast, artist, energy, John Wolseley|1 Comment