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Interview with Yen Magazine

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I was recently interviewed by Yen Magazine where I talked about Bart Simpson, carrot cake and Golden Gaytimes.

It is very insightful and you will really like it a lot like a monkey likes a banana.

Read all about it here.

Turtle Tom and Dana Weasel

 © Mulga 2014, Tom the Turtle and Dana the Weasel, Acrylic on Mounted Plywood, 40 x 60 cm

© Mulga 2014, Turtle Tom and Dana Weasel, Acrylic on Mounted Plywood, 40 x 60 cm

I was commissioned to paint a turtle and a weasel for a birthday present for Tom. This is what I painted.

An Ode to Turtle Tom and Dana Weasel

A turtle and a weasel that’s what I saw
Running from the club through the back door

What mischief they made I do not know
But the fellas chasing them were ready to go

Tom the turtle was a music dude
Gigging every night and playing for his food

A weasel called Dana was his manager chick
She called the shots and was very slick

While Tom was jamming Dana was always hustling
She would sniff out a card game and muscle her way in

Her methods were suss but she always won
And more often than not they’d leave on the run

A regular Bonnie and Clyde is what they were
And an interesting couple they made, him and her

The End

Gino the Majestic Tiger

Gino the Tiger by Mulga the Artist

© Mulga 2014, Gino the Majestic Tiger, Acrylic on Paper, 42 x 55 cm

I was commissioned to paint a tiger for Gino’s 30th birthday. This is what I made.

An Ode to Gino the Majestic Tiger

There was this tiger called Gino and he was magic indeed
He had a diamond on his head if it’s more proof you need

From a very young age he liked making pasta
He learnt off Papa tiger the pasta making master

When he got older, deep in the jungle he began
Building a ristorante with his own two hands

He built it up high in a big jungle tree
And the view was special and all of Haberfield you could see

He thought long and hard and named it ‘Pappardelle’
Which is a broad, flat noodle and is pretty darn swell

To wrap this ode up and what I would like to say
Is happy 30th Gino and have a lovely day

The End

Sneaky Mag

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I was recently interviewed by Sneaky Magazine. Read the amazing interview here.

In other news I will be selling my wares at Sydney Uni markets tomorrow (7 May 2014).

My New Mural Down On Bondi Beach

I recently painted a new mural at Bondi Beach. It is a painting of Dolphin Beard Donnie and his 3 dolphin friends.

This is the sweet video which documents the process. Many thanks to FOSTERED and Emily Logan for making the video.

Here are some photos. The poem on the wall was written by Stuart McKerihan.

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Tommy Franklin

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I painted the head of Tommy Franklin for his upcoming Ambassador of Smiles Tour.

He has a unicorn living in beard who is called Roger.

Otis the Owl

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© Mulga 2014, Otis the Owl, Acrylic on Canvas, 2.2 x 1.7 m

At the time of writing this artwork is for sale at Platform72 in Central Park Mall on Broadway in Sydney.

An Ode to Otis the Owl

He was the smoothest owl on the whole darn team
And he made every shot with no effort it would seem

And after he made a shot a little dance he would do
And the kicks on his feet would come alive like a zoo

B-ball was his game and he was quite good at it
But being a smooth owl is how he got all his credit

After the game all the chicky owls would come by
Get his autograph and then fly away into the sky

And the sunnies on his head made his presence electric
And wearing them increased his skills from super to hectic

The End

Fiesta El Loco

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I will be at the El Loco Mexican Fiesta painting some sweet Mexican inspired imagery and selling some sweet Mexican inspired tees and art prints.

Come down and party with me. For details and to get tickets click here.

Full Time Art Dude

Gringo George by Mulga the Artist-web

I am excited to announce that I just retired from my day job!!

From henceforth I will be a full time art dude wandering the country in my poncho and riding a mule.

Thanks everyone for the support to date and I am looking forward to all the great times ahead!

Come celebrate with me at Young Henry’s Brewery in Newtown, Sat 29 Mar, 2pm-7pm at a group art show I am a part of and where I am also painting live.

Woooooo!

What Happened Last Night – Art Show

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I have submitted a new artwork and accompanying poem into this art show.

I am also live painting with some of the other artists exhibiting.

I will be selling some prints and tees so come by and say hi.

It shall be a great time for everyone involved!

Summer Camp 2014 Art Show

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mulga numbering limited edition screen prints

Opening at 6:30 pm on 26 February 2014 is this artshow called Summer Camp 2014.

It is on at the Bondi Pavilion art gallery.

I will be exhibiting some of the most majestic and magical paintings I have attempted to date.

The show will be open every day from 10 am to 8pm until 24 March 2014.

Axebeard Allen the Viking

Axebeard Allen the Viking a drawing by Mulga the Artist

It’s Axebeard Allen the Viking! He is available as a print at pop.com.au where my A3 prints are on sale for a limited time.

Also, Allen will be available on dudes tees in a few weeks. Stay tuned!

Let’s Go Troppo and B&W Art Exhibitions

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B&W Art Exhibition at the Tate

I have contributed artworks to 2 art shows happening on the same evening.

One is on the North side of Sydney and one is in the inner city.

There is many excellent artists involved in both these art shows and your eyeballs will thank you should you choose to attend.

Eiffel Tower Collage

Eiffel tower collage by Mulga the Artist

© Mulga 2013, Eiffel Tower, Collage

This is a collage I made and is the third in a series of four.

You can buy a print here.

An Ode to Eiffel Tower Boat People

I emerged from the deep
In a lake so smooth
The Eiffel tower so sleek
I was in my groove

My appearance here
Was wholly unexpected
But I was very near
And the boat people were unaffected

The tower loomed
Like a steel beast
Large and overhead
My eyes did feast

Oh the wonder
That I did behold
On this very day
A statement bold

The End

Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China by Mulga the Artist-web
© Mulga 2014, Great Wall of China, Collage

This is a collage I made and is two in a series of four.

You can buy a print here.

An Ode to the Great Wall of China

Hello out there
Can you see me here?
Behind the boats
Quite far not near

I’ve made a discovery
So alarming to me
The Great Wall of China
Not where it’s meant to be

Like a snake in the grass
Through the hills it winds
I can’t believe I’ve found it
This find of finds

Yet something else
Is slightly off key
In the sky above
A creature like me

Doesn’t anyone notice?
Doesn’t anyone care?
I see three moons
And that sight is rare

The End

Walrus Pyramid

Walrus Pyramid by Mulga the Artist
© Mulga 2013, Walrus Pyramid, Collage

This is a collage I made and is one of a series of four.

You can buy a print here.

An Ode to Walrus Pyramid

I journeyed with my pals
Into the sea
The walrus folk
Are just like you and me

They value family and friends
And getting along
And making amends
When things go wrong

Then we saw a thing so weird
A pyramid in the sea
The walrus folk were all so freaked
As well as me

Why is there smoke
Shooting from the peak
Of a pyramid so ancient
Emerging from the deep

A question such as this
Shall linger on
But we shall leave
Singing our walrus song

The End

Endless Summer Paintings

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Happy New year dudes! These are my creative contributiosn to the Endless Summer Festival.

In other news, I am having my first live paint of the year at Name this Bar on Oxford Street tomorrow night (2 Jan 2014) starting at 8:30. It is an art battle, so it is serious business.

Endless Summer Festival

Mulga in the Leader for the Endless Summer Festival

I will be at the Endless Summer Festival making live art and also hosting my market stall on the dates 27, 28 and 29 December.

The festival will be very good with free entry awesome bands, art displays, live art and heaps of other stuff.

I was interviewed by the Leader about the festival and this is today’s front page of my local newspaper. Read the online article here.

See you there.

– Mulga

Joshua The Jolly Elephant – Video

This is a time lapse video of me creating Joshua the Jolly Elephant.

I also recite a poem about Joshua which I composed whilst staying in the African Jungle with a herd of African Elephants called the Big Grey Crew.

They are a lively bunch.

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