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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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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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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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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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Craig Smith on becoming an artist

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

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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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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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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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Kevin Burgemeestre's art advice

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

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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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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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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 loves dragons!

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

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The Beauty of 8

The Beauty Of 8 eResource gives insight into a fusion of Australian and Japanese cultures and rhythm. The end product is an exciting and dynamic artform that appeals to all ages. Taikoz is at once meditative and free-spirited, primal and dramatic. This eResource encourages students and teachers to observe, listen, perform ...

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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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The Mughal Court paintings

This is an enlargeable image of a Mughal Court painting (1560-1858) from a Bhagavata Purana showing a battle between Krishna and the fire-headed demon Mura. The Bhagavata Purana is a collection of Hindu devotional stories in Sanskrit, illustrating the stories of Krishna in human form. Accompanying the image is information ...

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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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Sidney Nolan: 'Kiata', c1943

This resource includes an enlargeable image of the painting 'Kiata' by Sidney Nolan and catalogue information about the painting. There is also a video with audio commentary and corresponding onscreen text that provides an interpretation of the painting, and information about the artist's views. The painting represents ...