University of Canberra Street Art

September 2, 2019 / From Street Art / Murals

urban street art

Canberra Street Art & Urban Beautification This street art was for the University of Canberra. The original project started with requesting me to create an illustration / mural for their POPP outdoor ping pong table though after some discussion it was decided that a full urban makeover would be a good extension to this space. […]

Workspace – Cafe Street Art Mural

September 1, 2019 / From Street Art / Murals

wall mural rabbit

Street Art that POPS (Art) This is my style, a fusion of POP art, DIY and modern times. This originally started out as a mural piece for an office space though can be adapted to that of a cafe or for inter design purposes of a studio space. Themed around pop art and that of […]

Woden Town Square Mural

August 31, 2019 / From Street Art / Murals

woden street art

Lovett Tower Mural in Woden This mural was a project run by Transport Canberra and City Services. The location was at Woden Town Square around the base of the Lovett Tower. My responsibility was to complete a 25m long by 3m high mural within a week while also running a number of mural workshops with […]

Art School Skull Landscape

August 23, 2019 / From Freestyle Illustration

artshool skull

Remembering Art School Days Did this drawing today when dreaming of art school days, my teachers and friends. I would like to do this as an etching combined with aquatint & drypoint. I was originally trained as an etcher / printmaker and still have a love of the traditional aspect of printmaking. I carry a […]

Hand Lettering for Branding

August 15, 2019 / From Commercial Illustration

hand lettering

Custom Hand Lettering for Council Eurobodalla Shire Council wanted a friendly and fun style applied to its communication channels Connect with US campaign. They wanted a contemporary, on-brand creative approach. It needed to be fun, friendly, and appeal across a range of age demographics, but retain a credible, trustworthy, corporate feel. The sub-branding needed to […]

Huminate Blog Illustrations

July 29, 2019 / From Commercial Illustration

freelance illustration

Commercial Freelance Illustrator Huminate was looking for a freelance illustrator to do some illustration work for their blog posts. I had to create the illustrations inline with there existing branding. With a slight modification of adding more of a textual effect I combined the two to give a unique drawing style while it is easily […]

Street Artist in Canberra

May 19, 2019 / From Street Art / Murals

canberra mural

Canberra Street Artist Responsibilities Live mural painting for the day Paint two murals, each 2.4m X 2.4m As a part of the street artist mural category for Art, Not Apart in Canberra, I painted two wall murals for the festival. I created a custom illustration first on my digital sketchbook then printed this out for […]

WAKAKIRRI Poster Design & Illustrations

May 18, 2019 / From Commercial Illustration

WAKAKIRRI Poster Designer & Illustrator I have been working with WAKAKIRRI from Sydney for over 5 years now. My main roles are helping develop their brand through graphics and illustration. Each year I design and create the illustrations and then design their poster using those illustrations. Here are some of the illustrations I have done […]

Bear with Bunny Slippers

May 17, 2019 / From Freestyle Illustration

bunny slippers

This illustration was going to be stand alone street art though go used in a larger mural. The main figure is a bear who is wearing an African mask while casually wearing bunny slippers. The idea is that what may seem frightening on appearance is actually soft and cuddly. This type of illustration could work […]

Wild Yetis or Yowies

May 10, 2019 / From Freestyle Illustration

yowie drawing

This is from a series of illustrations I have been working on exploring the lifestyle of wild yetis / yowies in their natural habitat. I do love how the colours work with each other and the added textures bring these illustrations to life. This style of illustration would work really well as either a mural […]

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HAPPY DECAY = Bjarni Wark

Originally I was trained in fine arts with a focus on illustration, drawing and letterpress (hand set typography). Later on I learnt Photoshop and Illustrator along with other modern digital illustration techniques.

Now with this combination of traditional & digital drawing I love to work with commercial work from small book type illustration, through to poster and full mural painting sized illustration / digital art.

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