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Creating "Mischief" with James Dean

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A delighted Cathy picks up her commissioned artwork "Mischief" by Adelaide based Painter and Illustrator, James Dean.                                             James Dean, 2015. "Mischief". Acrylic on Canvas. 760mmX1000mm Professionally trained by the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Visual Communication, Majoring in Illustration, James has spent the past thirteen years learning the intricacies of Oil painting at the Panorama Art Group. Working in a style inspired by the Old Masters, with a particular affinity for the works of John Singer Sargent, James combines traditional oil painting techniques and tonal realism with narrative and allegory - The result...

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Kowaiila goes to Sydney!

Art Toy DeLaLiff Gifts Kowaiilla Shane Haddy Sofubi

SHANE HADDY The Terror of Australia: Kowaiilla Sofubi Art Toy$50Sydney based Visual Arts teacher Louise was captivated by Shane Haddy’s hand-sculpted and painted Art Toys, Kowaiilla.Created during his mentorship with highly acclaimed Japanese creator Sunguts and produced using the Japanese “Sofubi” process, Kowaiila was created as an extension of the ideology behind Shane’s mentorship; an artistic and cultural collaboration between Australia and Japan.Loosely blending Japanese and English words; “Kowai” (scary) and Kawaii (cute) in Japanese and Koala, “Kowaiilla” embodies the concept of an evil Koala that is scary to many Japanese and captures Shane's cheeky, fun personality.Trained as an Industrial Designer, Shane uses his knowledge of materials and processes to...

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