Tag: bright

new tropical pattern design – Calypso

One of my newest pattern designs is a fun little tropical number called Calypso. This tropical pattern design features a few of my botanical illustrations. I drew all of the elements either from life or from one of my photographs. I used a combination of watercolour pencils (Caran D’Ache) and

New Spoonflower fabric designs

I have just added a whole lot of new fabric designs to my Spoonflower shop, 42 in fact! Some of the fabric designs available are completely new, and some of them are new colourways of existing designs. When you sell designs through Spoonflower, you need to get a fabric sample

Pizazz Design Story

Say hello to my new pattern design – Pizazz! This pattern design came about when I was putting together an application for the Uppercase Surface Pattern Design Guide (side note – I didn’t get selected but there were sooo many applications, I can’t wait to get my hands on a

tropical rash shirt Queensland artist

Teal Palms Rashie

Living in the Sunshine State (aka Queensland, Australia) I am always wearing sun protection when in the water – both rash shirts and swim leggings. My ocean rash shirt had seen better days, so rather than scour the shops for a new one, I decided to make my own! Printful

A Tropical Puzzle

I would like to introduce you to ‘Tropico’, a puzzle design that I have created using my own photographs. I was inspired after reading Sir David Attenborough’s recent book, A Life on Our Planet, and his message about the importance of biodiversity. To create this puzzle, I searched through my

new fabric designs

Exciting news – I now have eight fun new fabric designs available in my Spoonflower shop! They are all bright, vibrant, and with a tropical vibe. I was really inspired by some of the art I created during my Tropical Art Challenge. I have samples of each of the fabrics

Gorman artist search competition Brisbane artist

Gorman Artist Search Competition

Australian fashion label Gorman sent artists and designers everywhere into a spin with the recent announcement of their first ever Artist Search Competition. Gorman is known for its playful and quirky designs and it would be an amazing opportunity to collaborate on a collection with them. For my design entry,

underwater disco lights

Abstract photography is something I really enjoy and lately I have been experimenting with different ideas. Photography is one of the ways I have been staying creative while looking after my daughter and she is proving to be a good photography assistant! These images are the result of playing around