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3D jungle artworks with Kevin Burgemeestre

How can you make a 3D artwork with pastels, torn paper and clay? Illustrator Kevin Burgemeestre shows you how to make a picture with different textures.

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Starting a picture with Craig Smith

What do you need to start an illustration? Artist Craig Smith shows you how he begins a new picture.

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Illustration style with Ann James

Children's book illustrator Ann James looks at the different styles of art she creates for different books.

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Ann James becoming an illustrator

Ann James tells us about how she got started as a children's book illustrator.

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Making illustrations with Craig Smith

Illustrator Craig Smith discusses the ideas and thinking that goes into an illustration. He demonstrates crosshatching with pen and ink.

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Making art with Kevin Burgemeestre

Artist Kevin Burgemeestre introduces illustrating using layers like a puppet theatre. What do you need to start making your own 3D pictures?

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Meet Eric the Embroiderer

Eric Smith has been embroidering for 20 years and recently won first prize in the Sydney Royal Easter Show for his embroidery. How does he describe his artistic intentions?

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Meet the illustrators!

Illustrators Ann James, Kevin Burgemeestre and Craig Smith tell us about the artists, illustrators, cartoonists and art styles that influence them.

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Ann James painting and drawing

Children's book illustrator Ann James looks at the different artworks she made for the word 'pounce'.

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Playing with art materials

Illustrator Ann James plays with different art materials. She smudges oil pastels and dreams up ideas for pictures using the word 'pounce'.

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Kevin Burgemeestre's art advice

Top tips and advice on making your own artworks from illustrator Kevin Burgemeestre.

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Craig Smith on becoming an artist

Illustrator Craig Smith tells us how he got started as an artist.

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Ann James reflects on her picture

Illustrator Ann James talks about the artworks she made during the day. How do you make a picture with oil pastels, paint and mud?

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Charles Nuttall feeding 'kangaroo' dog, St Margaret Island, 1910-20

This is a black-and-white photograph showing the artist Charles Nuttall feeding a 'kangaroo' dog among trees at St Margaret Island, around 1920. He wears suit pants and a waistcoat with shirt and bowtie. The dog is tied to a tree. The image is a digital scan of the original photograph.

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Graeme Base loves dragons!

Dragons, fantasy and monsters were a huge influence on children's book creator Graeme Base's early art.

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Graeme Base's first drawings

Children's book creator Graeme Base talks about his early life and how he first started drawing at school.

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Graeme Base hunting ideas!

Have you ever looked for an idea? World famous children's book creator Graeme Base talks about the places, animals and things that inspire his stories.

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The historical legacy of John Glover

English artist John Glover emigrated to Van Diemen's Land in 1831. He settled on a generous land grant called "Patterdale", near Deddington in northern Tasmania. Many of Glover’s artworks provide historical records of the people, plants and animals who lived in the area, as well as the changes wrought by European settlement.

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Making the didgeridu: inspiration and culture

Artist Frankie Lane learnt traditional didgeridu-making skills from an uncle. For him it is important in turn to pass on the knowledge and skills he has learnt. Find out some fascinating details about how Lane, who comes from Beswick (Wugularr) in the Northern Territory, creates a didjeridu.

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Finding beauty in the everyday

Lin Martin is passionate about the connections between science, nature, humanity and Buddhism, all of which come together in her art. Her photographs explore the beauty all around us, in our everyday natural surroundings. It is in these small moments captured by her work, where she draws attention to tiny details in nature, ...