Light streaks turned into a font by Marcus Byrne

Marcus Byrne Contributor

By Marcus Byrne in New Design on Monday 30 September 2013

I recently completed a project combining my love of typography and my fascination with 3D printing. The experiment was a project that turned hand waving gestures into a 3D object. It started as a simple idea to make one light streak character into a 3D object, then I decided to take it further and develop a full working font suite to give away free.

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Emma Leonard: beautifully detailed drawings

Savannah Van der Niet Reader Find

By Savannah Van der Niet in New Illustration on Friday 16 November 2012

Emma Leonard is an illustrator based in Melbourne. She draws beautiful artworks of beautiful ladies with wonderful attention to detail. Her work is usually dabs of colour standing out of her fine-lined pencil work. From the intricacies of flower petals, to each strand of hair, Leonard’s drawings are superb works of art.

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New illustrations from Melbourne-based Laura Wood

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in New Illustration on Monday 2 July 2012

Laura Wood is a a freelance illustrator who lives and works in Melbourne. She likes to combine both digital and traditional dry media to create childlike pictures with a sunny style and a folksy feeling. Laura’s illustrations give life to a fantasy world that is both welcoming and mysterious. She is fascinated by illustrations able to tell a story; an element which she uses within her own work.

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The Cullen hotel

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By Tim Cox in Architecture on Tuesday 24 November 2009

Ring the bells, the first of the long-awaited Art Series Hotels has arrived. The Cullen, in trendy Prahran, Melbourne, is five star luxury with a twist: each room is plastered with prints and art inspired books. Dripping with artist Adam Cullen’s work, The Cullen offers the opportinity to experience the Art of Living Fearlessly. It’s the first in a series of Art Series Hotels, which will include The Blackman and The Olsen.

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Rik Lee

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By Ilana Kohn in New Illustration on Thursday 27 August 2009

Melbourne illustrator Rik Lee creates images as if they were a delicate easter egg. Faces, animals, bikes — they’re all rendered with the same light touch, with some interesting juxtapositions with the pastel smeared throughout, like make-up after a night on the town.

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Lounge Kat

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By Jo Spurling in New Illustration on Saturday 21 June 2008

Beautiful, pretty, divine, lavish, vivid. These are the words you will find your mind spinning towards as you stroll through the Lounge Kat world. Kate McInnes is the mistress behind the wonderful illustrations, which will have any otaku drooling like a Pavlovian creature. Combined like the text from twisted poetry, her recent collaborations with fellow […]

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Nom Kinnearking says button me up

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Tuesday 29 April 2008

I love the sense of imperfect realism about the illustrations of Melbourne-based artist Nom Kinnearking.

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50 Bucks: Bring On The Sluts

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By Zolton in New Events on Friday 18 April 2008

Melbourne-based illustrator Sarah Beetson has her second solo exhibition opening on June 6th, featuring Australia’s first Art Vending machine.

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Melissa Haslam

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Wednesday 16 April 2008

Melbourne-based artist Melissa Haslam has just released her first limited edition giclee print called Sleepy Pink Birds.

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Benjamin Johnson

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Tuesday 15 April 2008

Working out of Melbourne, illustrator Benjamin Johnson’s work was published in a recent collection of the 200 best illustrators worldwide. He is also been featured in Rolling Stone magazine, Lonely Planet and Lothian Books, amongst others.

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