Photo by Duncan Atack
Nikki and Duncan, from Streets of Perth, bought their amazing new home in November last year and asked me to come paint a custom mural to brighten up their outdoor tiki bar. We started stage one last year and on the weekend I came in and finished off stage two by adding Indi the cat and some wood paneling.
Photo by Duncan Atack
The wall originally had a large mosaic on it, but when the house changed hands the old owners took it with them and left a large yellow space to be filled. Nikki and Duncan wanted a trompe l’oeil beach scene with tropical elements to brighten up the space. Inspiration for the beach scene comes from my all time favourite beach, Emily Bay, from Norfolk Island, where I grew up and spent many happy days swimming as a kid.
Our model is the stunning Marina Martini and the cat is the princess of the house, Indi, the rag doll. If they had a pet Macaw it probably wouldn’t last long in a house with cats Big thank you to Nikki and Duncan for being awesome hosts, Marina for being an awesome model and also to Mitch Low for being no. 1 best minion.
May I present for your viewing pleasure, my latest artistic oeuvre: “Hawaiian Hula Girl”
She’s a commission piece destined for a new Bed & Breakfast on the Cocos Keeling Islands called NinetySixEast. So if you’re ever heading over there on holiday, you know a rad new place to stay with good art on the walls!
If you’ve got a project in mind, or want to look into getting your own piece of Fieldey awesomeness, drop me a line here.
These are possibly, slightly NSFW… But so so worth seeing!
In honour of completing my first custom painted bowling pin, I’d like to introduce you to my newest artistic muse and all-round lovely person: Kirsten Easthope a.k.a Queenpin Deluxe.
Kristen’s a high-rollin’ pin-up supra-artist, who has painted everything from Fender Guitars, to Rocketbuster Cowboy Boots, to the sets of the movie “Anger Management” and custom boots for Jennifer Tilly. Her artwork has appeared in International Tattoo Art magazine, Club International magazine, Juxtapoz magazine, and she is featured in the book “Vicious, Delicious, and Ambitious” by Sherri Cullison Pfouts, from Schiffer Publishing.
Now I’m jealous… you can view more of her work on her website: http://www.queenpindeluxe.com/ or subscribe to her Facebook page.
Also, massive thanks to GasBombGirl for introducing me on to such an amazing talent!