Non-Slip Paints for School Playground Murals

October 14, 2019 / From Tips & Tricks

Painting a School Play Area Recently I got asked to come and paint a school playground area in Sydney with some bright educational games on their bitumen playground area. When it comes to painting I’m normally doing murals and street art on walls or other objects so now I am doing some homework into what […]

How Much Does a Mural Cost?

October 8, 2019 / From Tips & Tricks

How to Price a Mural & What to Charge You may be reading this wondering how much a mural costs or what to charge for painting a wall mural? So what I’m going to do is outline the costs and bit of a formula to help calculate costs around painting a wall mural. 5 things […]

Preparation for Painting a Mural

September 26, 2019 / From Tips & Tricks

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Advice for Painting a School Mural Recently I had an email from a primary school teacher asking for advice about painting a mural at their school with some students. I’m hoping I could get some advice from you about mural painting. I’m a primary school teacher who is about to start an outdoor mural with […]

Benefits of a Mural Workshop in the Corporate Environment

September 19, 2019 / From Tips & Tricks

Focus on the people as an individual and as part of the team. Imagination is a great tool to for everyday situations that can be used in the workplace. Start to list the good things that can come from the workshop and then how that translates back into the everyday corporate environment.

Procreate for Illustration & Murals

September 6, 2019 / From Tips & Tricks

Thoughts as an Illustrator & Street Artist When I first started drawing and doing illustrations, software apps Procreate and Photoshop didn’t exist. It was all about the pencil and paper (still is a big part of my process today). Later on in life when I started as a graphic designer then Photoshop was the main […]

EWP Operator Ticket (Yellow Card) for Painting Murals

August 18, 2019 / From Tips & Tricks

Elevating Work Platforms (EWP) License – Yellow Card For large wall murals, it is more than likely you are going be needing to use an Elevating Work Platforms then you may need to have a Yellow Card / EWP licence for heights below 11metres. Some organisations may require to see that you have a yellow […]

How to grate a Street Artist ears off

August 16, 2019 / From Tips & Tricks

I’m not quite sure why Van Gogh cut his ears off but maybe the following contributed to it 🙂 You may have had these comments fired at you already, feel free to add your experience too at the bottom of this page if you like. Here are some things in dot point then I will […]

Painting a Mural Checklist

June 10, 2019 / From Tips & Tricks

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Mural Planning with a Checklist What I will cover here are the items I needed for a recent mural in Canberra. The mural also consisted of running a few workshops with the time a well. In general, before starting the mural it is important to know the size of the mural, the condition of wall […]

Fitness Tips for Mural Painters & Street Artists

May 18, 2019 / From Tips & Tricks

The Body as a Tool I had a little laugh to myself when starting off this article, think about it, fitness tips for artists. But the facts are one day, after doing a full day or even working on a 5 day mural something in your body is going to just ache. If you are […]

Mural Workshop Checklist

May 12, 2019 / From Tips & Tricks

So you may have been contacted to do a mural workshop and want to know some of the steps you should think about? Now every mural workshop will be a bit different but what I will share is a few of the fundamentals that may need to be thought about. In general, let’s look at […]

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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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