Category Archive for: illustration/artworks

Meet the Maker // Paula Zetlein Art

Paula Zetlein is an artist living in central Victoria. The former arts teacher recently made the leap to pursue her art full time. She shares valuable advice about this transition below, as well as great insight into her creative practice…   Tell us about your work? Drawing is something I have always done and been passionate…

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Meet the Maker // Rachel Wood

Melbourne textile artist Rachel Wood of Wunder Weave will be hosting a series of fun-filled weaving workshops at our May market. Read on to find out more about Rachel and her work, plus check out our full creative workshop program here.   What do you do? Aside from teaching cool people from cool places how…

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Meet the Maker // Little Sister Co.

Doris Chang of Little Sister Co. is an Adelaide-based illustrator, designer and writer. She shares her inspiration, creative process and tips for emerging makers and designers.   Could you tell us a little bit about yourself and your business (we’re guessing you’re the little sister…)? I am, yes! As a child I was known as…

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Bowerbird is back and celebrating a decade of great design

We’re excited to announce a fresh line-up of Australian designers, makers and artists for three days of great art, design, music, creative workshops, and artisanal food and beverages. Over 200 stallholders will fill the expansive Wayville Pavilion on the first weekend in May. Just a week out from Mother’s Day, it’s the perfect place to pick up something…

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MEET THE MAKER // PIP KRUGER

Describe your work? As a keen observer and an obsessive notebook carrier, the world around me is constantly recorded in pen and ink drawings. These hand-drawn elements are then combined with digital collage, fabric patterns and textured decorations. The analogue practice of collaging combined with my digital approach brings a sense of nostalgia to my…

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Kitty Came Home & Dana Kinter

A Creative Collaboration Kitty Came Home and Dana Kinter are Bowerbird icons; one is known for their unique, hand-crafted range of accessories, and the other her signature prints. Now, after years in the making, the pair have joined forces in a wonderful creative collaboration to be launched at Bowerbird in November. Dana’s exclusive artwork will…

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Fiona Kain, NSW

What do you get when you mix art and cars? Artomobile. A quirky, unique mix of hand-painted pieces inspired by Sydney artist, Fiona Kain’s love of vintage cars. Bowerbird caught up with Fiona to find out more. For those who don’t know, how would you describe your work? Artomobile is described as hand painted cars…

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Shannon O’Neill, SA

Shannon O’Neill creates bright, colourful abstracts, sometimes featuring female characters or animals as well as one-of-a-kind statement jewellery by cutting up and sealing original artworks in resin. Find out more about her here.   For those who don’t know, how would you describe your work? Bright, colourful abstracts, that sometimes feature female characters or animals. I also create one-of-a-kind statement jewellery from…

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Claire Ishino, SA

Claire Ishino Claire has spent eight years in Japan teaching English and selling jewellery and has studied English, History, Jewellery Design, Gemmology and Graphic Design. Now back in Adelaide, Claire creates colourful gouache paintings inspired by botanical forms that feature graphic florals. From these original artworks Claire creates limited edition prints and a range of greeting…

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