INTERVIEW SERIES

Image: Anika Cook - The Gently Unfurling Sneak

Anika Cook, The Gently Unfurling Sneak

February 21, 2017

In the first of a new series that talks business with makers and artists, I meet the delightful, resourceful and determined woman behind the surreal, understated brilliance of The ‘Sneak. “What I wish I’d known about business when I was starting out,” Anika tells me, “is mainly that nobody knows what they’re doing. I thought it was just me.”

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image: Marianna Marx - detail of sketch

Marianna Marx

December 8, 2015

Mariana Marx There’s a dreamy, delicate whimsy to the surreal pencil-and-watercolour world of Marianna Marx. It has been delighting regulars to Melbourne design markets like Rose Street, the Queen Vic Night Market, Fed Square’s Markit, and the Northcote Town Hall’s Kris Kringle Night Market, for the past few years and has earned her representation at Signed […]

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image: Elise Hurst - sketch

Elise Hurst

November 11, 2015

Elise Hurst: Illustrator and children’s book author Illustrator and children’s book author Elise Hurst has the gift of an unassuming little A5 moleskin sketchbook to thank for the heroine of her exquisite new book Adelaide’s Secret World (Allen and Unwin). It’s a story designed to appeal as much to adults as children about the difficulty of reaching out to […]

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Fashion Illustrator Angie Rehe

Angie Réhe

August 5, 2015

Fashion Illustrator Angie Réhe of Patsyfox.com Freelance fashion illustrator Angie Réhe began keeping a sketchbook at the suggestion of her high school art teacher, and has accumulated shelves full in her home studio in Northcote since her days as a fashion design student at RMIT in the late 1980s. But she admits she’s ambivalent about […]

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