Australian art and craft

The Magical World of Fungi The Magical World of Fungi

The Magical World of Fungi

Patricia Negus, with notes by Richard Robinson and Jane Scott In this unique publication accompli...

Patricia Negus, with notes by Richard Robinson and Jane Scott In this unique publication accomplished artist, Patricia Negus, illustates the common fungi of Australia’s southwest in stunning watercolours. Take a journey with Patricia into this little known biological kingdom and share in her excitement as she talks about her passion. Marvel at the richness of colour, texture and the sheer beauty of these fascinating and enigmatic organisms. Contains scientifically accurate illustrations of ma...

$24.95

Birds of Australia Birds of Australia

Birds of Australia

Jeremy Boot This book features 28 beautifully reproduced paintings carefully chosen from a select...

Jeremy Boot This book features 28 beautifully reproduced paintings carefully chosen from a selection of recent works representing a broad range of our most familiar and iconic bird varieties. Gold Medal winner in the 2011 Printing Industry Awards

$29.95

Pattern Pulse Pattern Pulse

Pattern Pulse

Pattern Pulse: Exploring the Art of Australian Surface DesignersRachael King Featuring 100 of Aus...

Pattern Pulse: Exploring the Art of Australian Surface DesignersRachael King Featuring 100 of Australia’s top surface design talent, 'Pattern Pulse' is a must have coffee table book for anyone who loves colour and design. Dive into the history, processes, and inspirations of the wonderfully talented artists behind the imagery that adorns the physical world around us. Including designers from textiles, fashion, homewares, bedding, illustration and stationery: there is something for everyone am...

$55.00

Western Australia: As You've Never Seen It New!

Western Australia: As You've Never Seen It

"This book is about my adopted home, Western Australia. It's a seriously beautiful place, so I'll...

"This book is about my adopted home, Western Australia. It's a seriously beautiful place, so I'll ask you to forgive me if some of my pictures and verses seem a little irreverent. It's just the way I am." - Jim Ward This book features Jim Ward's quirky artwork and poems about well known places around Western Australia.

$16.50

Cockatoo Cockatoo

Cockatoo

Did you know that the word cockatoo comes from the Malay word kakatua? Or that most cockatoos are...

Did you know that the word cockatoo comes from the Malay word kakatua? Or that most cockatoos are left-footed? Did you know their closest relatives are parrots; and that they’re among the world’s longest-living birds? From galahs and sulphur-crested cockies to the endangered Carnaby’s black cockatoo, there’s a lot to learn about Australia’s cheekiest and much-beloved feathered friends. Richly illustrated with over 80 interpretations of the species, 'Cockatoo' is the perfect gift for animal lo...

$19.95

Discovering the Wildflowers of Western Australia New!

Discovering the Wildflowers of Western Australia

This book features the drawings of botanical artist Margaret Pieroni. The book is divided into re...

This book features the drawings of botanical artist Margaret Pieroni. The book is divided into regions of Western Australia, including the south west, the Perth region and the Kimberley. A handy and beautiful resource.

$14.95

Step Into Paradise Step Into Paradise

Step Into Paradise

Glynis Jones, Georgina Safe and Penelope Tree The first definitive survey of two of Australia's b...

Glynis Jones, Georgina Safe and Penelope Tree The first definitive survey of two of Australia's best known designers, Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson, spanning more than four decades of their creative practice. 'Step into Paradise' explores the compelling stories and creative practice of iconic designers Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson, whose pioneering style created a bold and unashamedly Australian fashion identity. Developed in close collaboration with Jenny and Linda, this first in-depth survey c...

$80.00

The Art of Dinosaur Designs The Art of Dinosaur Designs

The Art of Dinosaur Designs

Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy From its humble beginnings as a stall at Sydney's Paddington Mar...

Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy From its humble beginnings as a stall at Sydney's Paddington Markets, Dinosaur Designs has become a beloved Australian brand that has attracted international acclaim. This book celebrates the innovation and inspiration that have, over thirty years, produced a covetable body of homewares and jewellery. As young art students Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy began selling resin jewellery with a stall at Sydney's Paddington markets. Today they have a business that...

$79.95

Through the Artists' Eyes

Through the Artists' Eyes

Through the Artists' Eyes: The Lester Prize - The Black Swan YearsShelley Craddock A full-colour ...

Through the Artists' Eyes: The Lester Prize - The Black Swan YearsShelley Craddock A full-colour illustrated visual art book exploring the birth of one of Australia's richest prizes for portraiture in Western Australia, and the artists and creators who received it. In 2006, the Black Swan Prize for Portraiture was born from humble beginnings in a small tin shed in Western Australia. Through an incredible journey of passion and determination, it is now one of Australia's richest portrait prize...

$90.00

Just Scratching the Surface: 50 Year Retrospective

Just Scratching the Surface: 50 Year Retrospective

Leon Pericles Accompanying the largest art retrospective in Western Australia comes a 400-page il...

Leon Pericles Accompanying the largest art retrospective in Western Australia comes a 400-page illustrated book celebrating the distinguished career of artist Leon Pericles. Traversing more than five decades, the publication includes the artworks and details from Pericles’ childhood, art school years, key exhibitions and his career-defining moments. For the first time, this book brings together every etching Pericles has produced over his 50 year career, making it a unique and collectable rec...

$100.00

Blooms and Brushstrokes: A Floral History of Australian Art by Penelope Curtin and Tansy Curtin Blooms and Brushstrokes

Blooms and Brushstrokes

Blooms and Brushstrokes: A Floral History of Australian ArtPenelope Curtin and Tansy Curtin 'Bloo...

Blooms and Brushstrokes: A Floral History of Australian ArtPenelope Curtin and Tansy Curtin 'Blooms and Brushstrokes' takes you on a unique journey through the history of Australian art one flower at a time examining the blooms depicted in still life images, floral portraits, decorative interiors and botanical illustrations by a long line of Australian artists. Mother and daughter team Penelope and Tansy Curtin start this fascinating journey in the late eighteenth century, when the traditions...

$65.00

A Passion for Silversmithing: Philip Noakes by Dorothy Erickson A Passion for Silversmithing: Philip Noakes by Dorothy Erickson

A Passion for Silversmithing: Philip Noakes

A Passion for Silversmithing: Philip NoakesDorothy EricksonPhilip Noakes' questing mind and life'...

A Passion for Silversmithing: Philip NoakesDorothy EricksonPhilip Noakes' questing mind and life's work have embodied his constant search for the refinement of his skills, leading him to become a renowned silversmith, goldsmith and jeweller.In 2016 he was recognised as a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths in the United Kingdom, taking his place among the most significant artists in the world. His work delves deep into his past and utilises the full range of his skills and imag...

$70.00