Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Smiling Flash

New pics of my latest drawing. This was actually based on an old drawing I had done back in my uni days.  I was hell bent on clearing up some space and was sorting out old work to chuck out. I came across this drawing (the old piece of cardboard on the lower left of the photo) and I thought I could do something with the girl in the striped top. I had to discard my first attempt, I wasn't happy with how I had dropped in the pattern behind her and I also wanted to make it a full figure drawing. I've included it in here just for kicks, I actually dont mind the pattern so much now...

The text is taken from a Broken Social Scene song "Anthems For A Seventeen Year-Old Girl"

Biennale Of Sydney

The 17th Biennale Of Sydney opened last week and I was able to spend an afternoon at the MCA taking in some art. It was a lot to squeeze in a few hours so I'll definitely return for another visit as well as check out the other venues (I'm looking forward to taking a trip out to Cockatoo Island and seeing Cai Guo-Qiang's installation).

One artist that stood out to me was Fred Tomaselli, the first time I had seen his work was actually on the cover of The Magnetic Fields' "I" album. Up close and in person his work is so amazingly detailed and vivid.  His technique of suspending elements in resin makes it a hypnotic experience when you stand in front of his large scale paintings.

Detail from the cover of The Magnetic Fields' "I" album.
Gravity in Four Directions, by Fred Tomaselli. 

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

WIP - "White Noise" music video

We've almost finished our latest project, an animated music video for Murder by Death's track "White Noise". The band have been awesome to work with, they came up with the idea for the video and asked us if we would like to work with them after they saw our animation "Say Hello to the Ground".

These are some style frames for the animation and I've also posted some photos from the mini stop motion shoot we did. Thanks Michael for building us an amazing animation stand!


Sunday, May 02, 2010


Did some quick-ish miniature lace patterns, one for a birthday card for my boyfriend. I think it looks better reversed out of black. (On a side note we went to Pendolino's for dinner, their veal ragu is amazing. I can't stop thinking about it and am trying to think of good reasons why we need to have another special dinner soon.)