UPDATE: A Delicate Balance: the Kingdom

G'Day.  This piece has been kicking around for years now and even though I saw it as complete, I am so happy that I give the colour on this one an update.  I had no intentions to do so but when COVID hit and I decided to produce jigsaw puzzles with my artwork I know this needed an refresh because large areas of solid colours do not make

By |2020-09-02T04:25:11+10:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

My favourite album of all time, Modest Mouse’s Moon & Antarctic was released 20 years ago today

20 years ago today Modest Mouse released their third album Moon & Antarctic, a sprawling epic folk punk masterpiece. Issac Brocks words moved away from the urban spawl of a west being paved over, dead strip malls, and endless roads and went universal, contemplating the cosmos and our confusing place within them. He looks into his colour TV to get a view of what is outside the window,

By |2020-06-14T15:34:40+10:00June 14th, 2020|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , |0 Comments

UPDATE: David Bowie: Ziggy Stardust on Mars

When I decided to release puzzles, I looked at this Bowie illustration and knew it needed an update and that I could improve upon the original.  I didn't spend much time, but the improvements are huge.  I changed the composition by shifting Bowie up, and the new background is much crisper and surreal looking.  I added a bit more detail to the suit, extended the torso and improved

By |2020-06-14T15:46:51+10:00June 14th, 2020|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

IDLES: Tiny Desk Concert live in the NPR Studio

Just found about IDLES and I've been burning through their second album, JOY AS AN ACT OF RESISTANCE a bunch this weekend.  It's fun, aggressive punk with swagger and the lyrics are self deprecating, insightful and at times hilarious .  Watch the band play live in NPR's studio for a Tiny Desk Concert. <iframe width="750" height="440" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wMehItNQKAA" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

By |2020-05-31T13:22:27+10:00May 31st, 2020|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , |0 Comments

Out of Step Books – Artwork featured in Black and White: Volume 5 & Diabolico II

I am lucky enough to be featured in two of the latest books put out by Out of Step Books. Black & White: Volume Five features some of the best black and white artwork/line drawings from 386 artists from around the world. Excellent inspiration for artists and a great addition to any art aficionado's library! Book is limited to 500 copies and individually numbered on the title page.

By |2020-03-25T16:47:48+11:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , |0 Comments

COVID-19 (Corona Virus), Isolation, Loneliness, and Appreciation explained by Kurzgesagt

I have been watching the animated, educational videos by Kurzgesagt for years now. They explain everything with straight forward simplicity while each video is crammed with well researched information and beautiful images and moving words. I look forward to anything they release but I have been waiting for the last month for their insight into the COVID-19 or Corona Virus Pandemic. This video explains exactly how the virus

By |2020-09-04T04:38:08+10:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Album Artwork for LAUNCH by Jon2

This bit of intergalactic space artwork was created for DJ/Producer Jon2 for the single LAUNCH.  Jon is part of a group Nocturne whom host music nights and art events in Vancouver, Canada which is where I got to know him. I created this artwork about a year ago and the single was recently released by the label Emerald & Doreen Records and can be listened listened to or

By |2020-03-25T15:14:09+11:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

IN-SHADOW – A Modern Odyssey

IN-SHADOW is an animated short created solely by Lubomir Arsov with the help of a few others.  It is a wordless, guided by an electronic soundtrack and imagery that says to lot about the makeup of society in very little words.  It comments on government and media collusion, propaganda, enslavement, boredom, hopelessness, and our ability to rise up and attain a higher understanding, and only then will we

By |2020-04-01T09:51:48+11:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , |0 Comments