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EVERYONE LOVES A GOOD SEQUEL… 2NARAMA

January 11th, 2013


Facebookphenomenon TOONARAMA returns to celebrate TOON-tastic 2-somes and the 25th Anniversary of the Melbourne Midsumma Festival!2NARAMA is a cartoon exhibition of 50 limited edition digital artwork caricature prints featuring a collection of Incredible Icons, Cool Celebrities, Community Cuties, Sexy Sports Stars and Fabulous Friends by celebrity cartoonist BRETT WILLIS.

TOON-tastic 2-somes include Celebrity TV chefs Nigella Lawson & Audrey Gordon, STORM Stars Billy Slater & Matt Duffie, Dance Idols Ricky Martin & Beyonce, Aussie Icons Dame Edna Everage & Sir Les Patterson, Fabulous TV Friends Karen & Jack and more…
including special tributes to Pokey’s Legend Renee Scott, fabulous showgirl Pusswah Willow and actor Heath Ledger!

BIO
Growing up in the 80′s on a diet of glamorous Angel detectives, buff mutant superheroes and Material Girl video clips, Melbourne Freelance Cartoonist BRETT WILLIS developed an insatiable taste for Popular Culture and the cult of Celebrity.

Inspired to draw as a child by comic book superhero artwork, Brett’s first published work was at age 12 in Larry Pickering’s book CARTOONS BY AUSTRALIAN KIDS, and has since produced an extensive variety of cartoon and illustration work for children’s books, TV show merchandise, magazines, newspapers, websites, corporate promotions, and successful solo exhibitions showcasing his “bright, bold and sexy cartoon style”.

Cartoon clients include pyjama designs for Peter Alexander Sleepwear, Licensed merchandise for hit children’s TV shows Hi-5 & Cushion Kids, Illustrations for Educational Workbooks, Little Golden Books, Virgin, Genesis & Re.Creation Health Clubs, Banner caricatures for Brisbane Lions & West Coast Eagles AFL clubs, Illustrations for MCV newspaper, DNA & Qantas magazines and regular newspaper spot illustrations, cartoon strips and covers.With a large fan following online, TOONARAMA showcases the hottest celebrity caricatures @ facebook & tumblr, and CARTOON HOTTIE of the WEEK by cartoonist BRETT WILLIS fabulously features on
celebrity style website www.adrianerdedi.com/

2NARAMA Opening Night
Friday 11th January 6-8pm

ArtBoy Gallery
99 Greville Street, Prahran.
T: 03 99398993
www.artboygallery.com

Open Monday – Friday 10 to 6pm
Saturday – 10 to 5pm
Sunday – 11 to 4pm

www.brettwilliscartoons.com

Super Cool Scratchie Cards

March 23rd, 2010

When I buy cards for people, whether it be for their Birthday or a thankyou, I always look for a really nice unique one, that is either handmade, really rare or just unique.

Well I have found this super cool range of cards for me to buy from now on.

T-MOD have these wonderfully cool scratchie cards, which feature old world mechanical illustrations of hot air balloons, cuckcoo clocks, surreal landscapes of ballerinas and unicycles.

The range includes ‘thankyou’, ‘happy birthday’ and ‘thinking of you’ cards with various varieties available.

So the cool bit is there is a metal heart charm attached to it, which you pick off and use it to scratch off the silver and reveal the graphic or message beneath. The cards are made in Australia and available in galleries, boutique fashion, book and homeware stores.

Have a look at the website to see the handful of awesome stores that stock these clever cards!

www.tmod.com.au