Sunday 16 October 2022
Had a great time creating this illustration for a recent issue of Popshot Magazine - a super cool illustrated literary magazine that I am a big fan of. This one was for a story about a woman who is haunted by something as she waits for her kids at the school gate.
Wednesday 22 June 2022
I was recently pleased to donate an original ink drawing to an auction to raise money for the Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari, which is trying to create a safe place for the endangered kakapo bird here in New Zealand. Over 30 NZ artists (including James Ormsby, Elizabeth Thomson and Hollie Tawhiao) donated artworks to the auction. To anyone interested, here is a link to some more info about it and the Sanctuary. Here is my drawing, which is done in indian ink on pistachio coloured paper:
Sunday 8 May 2022
In other news, I have just launched a new website for my activites as a writer - with some exciting news to kick things off! I have been working for awhile now in parallel with my illustration work at becoming an author, and there so I will be posting news about this over at my new site: garyvennwriter.com.
at May 08, 2022
Friday 6 May 2022
I have an illustration featured in the current issue of SpecFic Anthology which has just been released. The anthology is titled: Aftermath: Tales of Survival in Aotearoa, and features a host of stories and art from NZ based creators. Check out SpecFicNZ here if you are interested! It is an anthology of post-disaster related speculative fiction and art, I am pleased to be included. I will post a preview of my contribution soon.
at May 06, 2022
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