Writer and Academic Cassie Lynch and I collaborated on a series of illustrations, with some much-loved Australian picture books translated into Noongar language (Wirlak), to celebrate the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book Week 2019 and coinciding with the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages. We reconfigured the coat of arms to feature Josephine from […]
An illustration and lettering for the cover of the September 2018 issue of UWA’s Pelican magazine. The theme was ‘Broken’, so I drew a blue and white porcelain bowl repaired with the Japanese Kintsugi method, with a Swan River scene adapted from the Willow Pattern crockery decoration. I hand-lettered the title so it had a […]
One of Julian’s favourite books, and a surprise for him.
A piece created for the inaugural Aperture Gallery group show, Ghosts, Spirits and Guardians, October 2017. A playful take on perfectionism done in the trompe l’oeil style, this well-thumbed paperback has all sorts of uses.
The cover design for this novel is so beautiful, and the prose is too. I very much enjoyed this book by the late Georgia Blain, shortlisted for the the 2017 Stella Prize.
I’m keeping a record of all the books I finish in 2017, by drawing them across a big sheet of paper, postage-stamp sized. I hope to fill it up before the year is done.
A sublimely clever novel about simulation, memory, regret and space travel. I enjoyed the big questions Meg Howrey’s book made me think about. I challenged myself to replicate the starry cover of the US edition in overlapping pointillist washes.