Studio News : Under The Sea

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It's felt like a long, dark winter here in the southern hemisphere and to combat the wintery start to spring I've been daydreaming about sunny beach perfect days. The need for sunshine is real my friends! So, when faced with a new-to-me brand of gouache I decided to paint a mini series and an under-the-sea theme immediately sprung to mind. Above is the result and instead of stashing the originals under a rock I'm listing them for sale in my Etsy store. To brighten your wall with an underwater friend head here

Splash to it!

x Evie

The Magic of Aardman

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Wallace & Gromit and Friends is a delightful exhibition into the magical stop motion world of Aardman animation at acmi, Melbourne on until October 29th 2017. It was a treat to get up close and see fingerprints and tiny stitches on fabric. There was also a large amount of drawings and sketchbook pages on display which was hugely inspiring to see - but hard to photograph because behind glass so I don't have any to share here. Go see it!

Enjoy!

x Evie

Books & Zines VIII : Meet Barbara Hepworth

Meet Barbara Hepworth, a beautiful book written and illustrated by Laura Carlin for Tate Publishing 2015. Part of their growing collection of 'Meet the artist ... ' books for kids. Laura's use of collage and integration of photography are a perfect fit to playfully illustrate the sculptural work of Hepworth. And she asks you to join her in making your own sculptures to express how you experience the world.

Take a peek!

x Evie

Rural Roadside Attractions

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Last week I travelled to Mallee country in north-west Victoria with my brother and his wife. On the return trip to Melbourne we stopped at Sea Lake where this painted water tower brightens up the side of the Calder Highway. I thought you might enjoy it too. For a closer view see my Instagram video here.

x Evie