University of Canberra Street Art

October 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. […]

Farm Mural

August 28, 2019 / From Street Art / Murals

farm mural

Street Art for Farm Property Painting a mural for a farm to help to enliven the rural setting in a modern/retro way. This painting is on the side of a shed that is being renovated into a workshop area on the farm. I did the illustration and created the colour palette using Procreate on my […]

Huminate Blog Illustrations

August 16, 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 […]

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 […]

Children’s Book Illustrator

August 6, 2019 / From Murals & Illustrations

childrens book illustrator

Illustrator for Children’s Books Are you looking for an illustrator for your children’s book? If so then we may be a good match. As an illustrator, my range or drawing skills vary from editorial themes through to illustration for children’s books. Illustration Style My style of illustration is flexible as you can see below. I […]

Australian Freelance Illustrator

June 14, 2019 / From Murals & Illustrations

freelance illustrator

Freelance Illustrator – HAPPY DECAY I have been working as a freelance illustrator for well over a decade working on all types of projects with small businesses to larger scale companies. I create illustrations combining traditional drawing methods as well as by digital means. My go to tools are pencil and paper, iPad Pro with […]

Shopfront Window Illustration / Mural

May 9, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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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