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.

KING of the BOX T-shirt Illustration

May 9, 2019 / From Commercial Illustration

tshirt illustration

T-Shirt Illustration for Surfing Comp This T-shirt illustration was for the 2019 KING of the BOX surfing competition that is held in the Newcastle area each year. The design brief was fairly open and needed to include eagle wings and a wave in essence that was peaky and powerful. The final illustration did just that […]

Poster Design for WAKAKIRRI

May 8, 2019 / From Commercial Illustration

Poster Design and Custom Illustrations 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.

Floating Zombie

May 8, 2019 / From Freestyle Illustration

This illustration of a Floating  Zombie was intended for a poster design, maybe a kite or hot air balloon festival. I was also experimenting with textures both smooth and rough along with strong contrast.

Coffee Cup Illustrations for Woven Badges

May 8, 2019 / From Commercial Illustration

coffee cup

Coffee Cup Drawings These coffee cup illustrations were done for a canberra based client. The final illustration you can see at the bottom of the page was then used to create a woven magnetic badge. Conceptual Drawings Final Coffee Cup Illustration This was the final illustration used that was then converted into a magnetic oven […]

Shopfront Window Illustration / Mural

May 7, 2019 / From Commercial Illustration

window mural

Steph’s Fabrics Window Illustration / Mural Steph was launching her new coffee servery and wanted to promote this with an illustration / mural on the main shopfront window facing the street. After consultation and some initial sketches were done, the design direction was clear. The end result was great, playful and also added value to […]

Adelaide Fringe Poster Design

May 6, 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 […]

Neon Skull Skateboard Graphics

May 5, 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.

Custom Graphics for Website Design

May 3, 2019 / From Commercial Illustration

self portrait

This was an easy going client to work with. Oh such a comedian HAPPY DECAY! To help give the call to action section some attention on this website I created this graphical illustration to make it draw your eyes to it.

Mural Painting in Moruya Art Festival

April 12, 2019 / From Mural Paintings

mural painter in sunlight

Live Painting at Moruya River of Art Festival As a part of the River of Art Festival in Moruya I had to produce a piece of street art at the popular Moruya Markets. I only had half a day to produce the mural as I was doing the painting live in front of the markets […]

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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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