I am one of the successful recipients of a fellowship from The Australian Prime Ministers’ Centre at the Museum of Australian Democracy – Old Parliament House (pictured above). They will support me in the research and drafting of my graphic novel (see previous posts tagged “Enid Lyons” for details). I will present my script and [...]
Out of the three pages of sketches I recently did of Joe, mostly ones from memory rather than reference, this one “felt” the most like what I image Joe to be like. That said, the photo I’ve provided here doesn’t really have the same mood, but visually it was similar to the drawing I ended [...]
Working away on my script at the moment, but here is a doodle of Harold Holt and some fish in the meantime.
” The human spirit is a strange, incalculable thing. A man may be at his lowest ebb, his health broken, his career ended; numbness in his soul, and the future seeming desert. Then something within him will stir and lift and he will know himself once more a sentient, breathing part of universal life striving [...]
2pm, Saturday 25th August the studio I am part of is having its first exhibition. The title of the exhibition is Exhibitchin’ and the tagline is “Melbourne’s Fiercest Comic Artists bring the Rock, Meat and Fire”.
My contribution will be a painting of a lady with a tiger.
Here is my progress so far. I am using [...]
This photo is from the National Trust website, but I will post some of my photos soon. None of the photos do justice to the colours. Enid really wasn’t afraid of colour apparently.
Also Enid was a big fan of the Better Homes and Garden type magazines. I just came across this great flickr photo set [...]
“I expected not to like him, but from the beginning I saw in him qualities that suggested far greater depths of character than appeared on the glossy surface. Of his mental capacity there was ample evidence in this scholastic attainments and in the substance of his speeches. His style as a speaker was not particularly [...]