3D rendering by Cristina

The other week Cristina asked me if she could include some of my artwork in her interior design 3D Studio Max class work and she has posted the result on her blog today. Such fantastic renders! I used to work for an architectural firm and found 3D rendering intriguing. I loved seeing how she incorporated…

Lettering, a lolly and a lady

This month the lovely Lady Melbourne is being lovely on the cover of Peppermint magazine; my lettering is quite chuffed to hover at her shoulder! And most exciting, Peppermint won three awards for design and sustainability at the Publisher’s Australia Excellence Awards. Congratulations, I feel awesome by proxy having worked with you Kelley!

Made you look

A couple of weeks ago I was notified that I’d been picked by Pilgrim and Stefan Sagmeister as a finalist in the “Happy” design contest on Red Bubble. I was pretty stoked (read: squealing) to be hand picked out of all the entries, because Mr Sagmeister’s approach towards graphic design is one I am very…

Bespoke Letterpress Illustrators collection & giveaway

Bespoke Letterpress Boutique is a Brisbane based printery who design and print gorgeous invitations and stationery. They have just launched their Illustrators Project: a collection of 3 colour prints from emerging illustrators, a wonderful collaboration intended to support young artists. I’m kind of miffed that I didn’t know about this, but I can’t be disappointed…

Save handwriting!

This quote from Drawn! makes me sad: The decline of cursive is happening as students are doing more and more work on computers, including writing. In 2011, the writing test of the National Assessment of Educational Progress will require 8th and 11th graders to compose on computers, with 4th graders following in 2019. Handwriting is…

Happy?

Red Bubble are collaborating with Stefen Sagmeister on the Happy project, and I submitted this piece (called “five“) to the contest. Basically we were asked to rate ourselves on a scale from 1-10, with 1 being depressed and 10 being elated, and submit a piece based on a template for inclusion in Sagmeister’s “Happy Film”.…