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books, design, illustration

Florence + Watson and the Sugarbush Mouse

August 7, 2015


My incredibly talented friends Danielle Bischoff, Rob van Vuuren and Lauren Fowler have recently released a very beautifully written and illustrated book called Florence + Watson and the Sugarbush Mouse. Dani was in Johannesburg a couple of weeks back and dropped off a copy for Nina James and I was so excited to get my paws onto it because I absolutely love Lauren Fowler’s illustrative style and Dani and Rob are such a fun couple that I knew the story would be awesome, which it was.

It’s a sweet rhyming tale of two honey badgers named Florence and Watson who go around singing and telling stories and the one they tell in this book is all about a Sugarbush Mouse named Petal who saves her village in a very special way. It’s such a lovely written and beautifully drawn book and it’s 100% South African which makes it’s 100% even more awesome. If you’re wanting a copy for your little one, or even yourself you can click here and order one. I highly recommend you do.

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art, DESIGN, illustration

Imile Wepener

July 1, 2015


Imile Wepener is a young illustrator who is putting on a solo exhibition called Oh Shoot at Wolves Cafe, which starts this Friday (3rd July) at 18:00pm. There are going to be prints and original gouache paintings for sale and from what I’ve seen of Imile’s work so far it’s going to be a great show. I have attached some examples of the pieces going up, but there will be more and I urge you to come see them for yourself.

Yay for local artists!

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art, illustration

Sandra Eterovic

May 9, 2015


I came across this artist named Sandra Eterovic on Etsy and was super entertained by her quirky, but beautiful artworks. Sandra has worked for many years in the fashion industry, designing prints, textiles and developing products for children. She now works as a freelance illustrator and make a variety of work under my own name. Some of the things that she makes can be found in her Etsy shop and in galleries and stores around Australia.

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art, illustration

Bianca Brand

May 5, 2015


Bianca Brand is a young talented illustrator from Cape Town who is currently showing at Wolves cafe. Her exhibition ‘Hide Ya Kids, Hide Ya Wife’ started last week Friday and is such a visual treat for the eyes. Bianca’s dark subject matter which is set in bright and fun colours really contrast one another, but in the best possible way.

The show is made up of 12 prints altogether and they are being sold in limited editions of 3. On the opening night, she had already reach the 2nd edition on nearly all of them, so if something catches your eye here, mail me quick sticks.

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art, paintings

Shih Yung-Chun

March 13, 2015


Check out these absolutely bizarre, but really interesting paintings by Taipei based artist Shih Yung-Chun.

– Shih Yung-Chun paints surreal re-imaginings of everyday scenes, where adults occupy themselves with strange activities like bored kids creating their own games during summer vacation. Puppets, dolls, animals, and figurines are recurring motifs in Shih’s world, which seems believable yet slightly off balance. The Taipei-based artist inserts autobiographical snippets in many of the paintings: Some of his scenes are set in his own house and he and his white French bulldog make occasional appearances. Shih has referred to his works as “soap operas,” hinting at their highly fictionalised nature. Take a look at some of his work below.

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