My serial fiction story Seed about the Melbourne art world is up now on Medium for a beta read. I thought it might be fun to do a separate picture story with just the artworks I created for each of the twelve chapters.
So here goes:
One of Melbourne’s many narrow, cobbled laneways. Very Dickensian!
This is the back of the Supreme Court shot from the eighth floor of the Mantra on Little Bourke. I loved the powerful lighting and vertiginous perspective.
Again a narrow laneway, but more life this time — and the Pho café which features in the story.
Taken from the centre courtyard of Gordon House. I loved the mixture of old and modern façades with the palm tree — and applying this Pop Art filter, like, blew my mind, man …
Here’s the original photo for comparison:
Which is pretty cool itself, I think.
This old lifedrawing of mine from the mid-1990s came in handy as it sort-of matches the subject matter of the chapter. I decided it needed tricking up a bit with the colour separations.
The already stunning photo I was lucky to capture, of the backlit fountain in the early morning light, in front of the shaded façade with its majestic dome, really reached…