I often like to reflect on my art style and my source of inspiration for pattern design. Most of the time this inspiration is nature – especially anything to do with the beach and ocean or the tropics. The motifs I always seems to be drawn to are shells, palms,
Earlier this year I had the opportunity to create a colouring page for art agency Jehane, after a request for submissions for a special underwater-themed colouring book. Jehane received over 600 submissions and I can imagine it was hard choosing the final designs. My design did not make it into
I’m always really fascinated by what influences artists/photographers, and I love reading about the stories behind the images as they offer an insight into the creative process for that particular artist. Over the next couple of posts I thought I’d discuss my main motivations for taking photos. First up is
After a much too long five year hiatus, I finally got to revisit one of the most wonderful places- Lady Elliot Island. My previous trip was in spring, this time I experienced the island in all her winter glory. Just as beautiful as ever, Lady Elliot is truly a coral
Some images from the last few months that I hope capture all that is magical about the Sunshine Coast!
One thing I have always struggled with is taking photos of people who I don’t know. I have this idea that, somehow, getting a photo of someone without them realising is an invasion of privacy – having their image committed to a kind of permanency that they may not appreciate.
After diving at Bluff Reserve to see the leafy sea dragons, we drove across the Fleurieu Peninsular to our second dive site, Rapid Bay Jetty. I was really excited about this dive as I have never dived a jetty before and love seeing interesting structures underwater. The day was stunning
One marine creature I have always wanted to see is the Leafy Sea Dragon. In December I had a free day while visiting Adelaide so organised a couple of dives with Diving Adelaide to see what this part of Australia was like underwater! I can say it surpassed all expectations –