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  • Waiting for Hugo

    A New Book!

  • Imagination Exhibition

    An Exhibition of animal  Illustrations from the picture book ‘Imagine We Were’, written by Renee Bennett and published by Wombat Books.

    AND the concept art from Claire’s zine about a girl who  can fly with paper wings, ‘Bernie & the Birds’.

    Exhibition runs from Friday 2nd August showing until the 25th of August and there will be an artist at work event 1-4pm on the 18th. 

    Open: Tues - Sun, 9 - 5

    The Mockingbird Lounge 63a Broadway, Glenelg South 5045

    There website for the projec is also live at: WWW.BERNIEBIRD.COM

    Bits and peices will gradually be added to it and the full project will be online October 2013.

  • Reading of Imagine We Were

    Imagine We Were, a book I illustrated has been featured on read to my child.

  • Sian and Eleventh Sheep on Television

    Sian and the Eleventh sheep are making their second television appearance. The book will be read on Wurrawhy, channel Ten Tuesday the 23rd of October. It is written by Kyle Mewburn who has been busy writing other great books. I'm a big fan of No Room For a Mouse.

  • Portraits

    here is a selection of the most recent portraits I've painted.

  • Imagine We Were

    A new book about animals and their babies. It was great fun to paint, especially the hidden animals in the clouds. I have dropped of some copies to Waste Not Want Not and Gallery M in Adelaide but it will be distributed to book shops this month.

  • Koalas Go to the Beach Exhibition

    This weekend I am having a mini-exhibition at the studio's with the talented Luka. She loves drawing koalas too! The exhibition is on at the back studio at 453 Brighton Rd from 4 - 7pm, but I will be there from 11am if you can't make it to the officialness.  I will be forging free artistic drivers licences and passports to the destination of your choice.

  • More shops stocking my cards!


    The Post Office inside Pasadena Foodlands and Hilton Plaza Post Office now have displays of my entire range of cards. Another new stockist is Studio Lingo at Prospect.

  • Uncle Doug's Inventions


    Earlier this year one of my Uncles passed away. He used to ring us everyday and tell us jokes.  I have been working on a series of drawings of some of his inventions. The Drill Blender as you may have worked out is made by sticking a blender blade in the end of a drill from cash converters. Apparently they made great milk shakes.

  • The Five Senses of Love Wins A Moonbeam Award

    The Five Senses of Love, a book by that I illustrated has won the Bronze Award in the Picture Book category at the 2011 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. Also rather exciting is while I was painting a portrait last week my friend drew a picture of me, she even put in all my paints that were on the table. 

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