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 […]

Mural Artist in Canberra

June 6, 2019 / From Murals & Illustrations

woden mural

Mural Project in Woden – Canberra This Canberra mural has now been completed and you can view it here: Woden Town Square Mural As someone who had lived in Canberra for over 10 years and since made the move down the South Coast (some people say Canberra’s beach come holiday time), it’s nice to be […]

Live Mural Painter at the Festival

June 5, 2019 / From Murals & Illustrations

This Saturday as a part of the River of Art festival, I’ll be doing a live mural painting at the Moruya Markets. I will be set up for painting the mural from around 7am then will be painting to about 1pm. I will have a temporary wall created from plywood to paint on and will […]

Street Artist in Canberra

May 19, 2019 / From Street Art / Murals

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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 […]

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 […]

Bear with Bunny Slippers

May 17, 2019 / From Freestyle Drawing & Art

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 […]

Mural Costs & Fees

May 10, 2019 / From Tips & Tricks

How much does a mural cost? Is a good question to ask when wanting a mural painted. So what I am going to do is give a brief outline of the costs and fees for creating a mural quote. As each mural in most cases is of different size, location and specific requirements it would […]

Mural Painting in Moruya Art Festival

May 8, 2019 / From Street Art / Murals

moruya street art

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 […]

Workspace – Cafe Street Art Mural

April 8, 2019 / From Street Art / Murals

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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 […]

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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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