All posts tagged: illustration

Moon Duck and Whale

I drew these for my nephews. Lukas just turned 2 and James is brand new. When we went down to Christchurch for Easter, Lukas referred to the baby bump as Moon Duck. I’m not sure if this is what he had in mind, but the idea made me happy. Lukas has a soft toy whale. It’s not your average teddy bear, but he loves it so I drew whale in the ocean We were supposed to fly down as a surprise (party crashers!) but the ash cloud surprised us. I posted these down to them, but would have loved to have seen his face when he worked out what the pictures are of.

Frank Kozik is coming to NZ speak to me.

…and some other people…in August. Since Semi-Permanent has postponed their event until 2012, We Can Create will be the only big design event this year. What a relief! I was torn on whether to go to SP or WCC and after they announced a batch of amazing speakers, I quickly bought an earlybird ticket. The real attraction for me is Frank Kozik. Kozik’s client list includes MTV, Nike, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Melvins, The Offspring and Butthole Surfers. His lowbrow illustrative style is distinctive and has been imitated once or twice. Kozik is an illustrator/graphic designer/toy designer. He deals with bunnies among other things. The Koala bought Kozik’s Happy Labbit toy for me as a gift once upon a time. Here is the Happy Labbit hanging out with Sharmi a few years ago. The Koala painted the Labbit to look like Tofu and the Labbit attended our wedding in Christchurch in place of Tofu. The Labbit sat at the head of the table right in front of  The Koala and …

Monday Bunday: My designs

Here are some of my rabbit drawings. Most of these are available as A6 cards with gold or silver envelopes for $5NZ so drop me a line if you are interested. Genie Bunny Buddha Bunnies Chrysanthemum Bunny My I Have This Dance? Just Do it Bo-Bo and the Pet Dragon Pirate Buns Figgy pudding Tofu-land It’s Friday night and these are my party clothes