Hand Lettering for Branding

May 20, 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 […]

Bear with Bunny Slippers

May 17, 2019 / From Freestyle Illustration

bunny slippers

This is an illustration I did for a mural painting concept. The mina 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 really well for book illustration purposes.

Neon Skull Skateboard Graphics

May 16, 2019 / From Commercial Illustration

neon skull

Custom Skateboard Illustration This was originally designed for an overseas client asking about custom illustration for skateboard deck art. The project got put on a back burner now this skateboard illustration is up for sale.

Wild Yetis or Yowies

May 10, 2019 / From Freestyle Illustration

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 […]

Adelaide Fringe Poster Design

May 10, 2019 / From Commercial Illustration

poster fringe festival

Poster Design Requirements for Adelaide Fringe The illustration / design can be translated to other merchandise It will work in a grey version The Adelaide Fringe was askng illustrators /artists for a poster design. The design brief: “We’re looking for a poster that celebrates the past six decades of festival fun – an eye-catching design […]

Sloth Illustration for WAKAKIRRI Merchandise

May 9, 2019 / From Commercial Illustration

sloth illustration

Illustration Requirements WAKAKIRRI is a national event with around 250 schools and 20,000 children participating every year. This year they wished to have a T-shirt designed so they could sell it at their nationwide events along with other national materials & event merchandise. Final Sloth Illustration The end result was a stylised sloth drawing which […]

DEAD Snake Juice

May 9, 2019 / From Freestyle Illustration

halftone snake

I love working with textures when creating illustrations. This illustration was based around the dangers of drinking toxic substances. The snake is distilled in an alcohol based solution. The solution is what killed the snake in the first place.

Poster Design for WAKAKIRRI

May 8, 2019 / From Commercial Illustration

WAKAKIRRI needed a custom poster design that was unique to their national yearly event. By using a combination of hand drawing, computer-generated graphics and montage the final poster / illustration came to life.

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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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