Inspirations & Distractions #1

About Me, Inspirations & Distractions

Here’s a thing I may or may not keep doing.

A collection of old and new things I found over the past week.

Without further ado, here’s the things:

Art: Next-Level Food Carving on Fruits and Vegetables by ‘Gaku’

Quote: “Change the way you think and you will change the way you draw” – Sycra

To read: Yes, Your Sleep Schedule Is Making You Sick – Richard A. Friedman, NY Times

How to: Shoot This Photo – Broncolor Howto Guide – Amazing lighting and photography tutorial

InstagrammerGab Scanu’s Drone Photography – High af landscapes


I have been a massive fan of Tom Thum for many years now, things like this just prove he keeps getting better and better

Film Clip:

Thanks to Triple J Unearthed for sharing this, top film clip from:
Clip Directed by Tubby John
Filmed by Jess Haymow (DOP & Steadycam), Martin Vivian Pearse (drone), Charlie Ford, Nick Colbey & Harry Glassborow.
Edited by Jack Hammond

Study remedies:

And heere’s some study music I’ve been chilling out to


About Me

Creating content for my own enjoyment, sanity and for a living

Graduate of Natural History Illustration at the University of Newcastle

“Hobart-born Alexander Barnes-Keoghan’s multi-faceted skill set specialises in traditional and digital wildlife illustration, sculpture and photography.

Currently living in Newcastle, Australia, his traditional media strengths include graphite, ink & watercolour. Digital work includes utilising the Adobe Suite, Blender and Agisoft Metashape to create illustrations, paintings, sculptures, 3D scans, animations, posters and everything in between.

He has also worked as an events photographer, gaining experience through volunteering as the Media & Publications Officer for Edwards Hall in 2015, taking over 10 000 photographs at over 40 events and creating event posters for the majority of these.

In his spare time he chases animals around sketching and photographing them, going on bush walks and playing underwater hockey.”

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