DREAMLAND – Memory of a Journey

It is with great pleasure that I announce my solo show which I have been working on for the past Six Months, and More…

Dreamland – Memory of a Journey is my first ever Solo Exhibition, and it is taking place at Comb Space Gallery from 23rd February til the 6th March 2012.

It is part of the Bleach* Surfing the Fringe festival which is taking place on the Gold Coast in February

I will be updating my official Tumblr Blog for the Show


and you can always keep up with the Fish in the Sea


It’s a long road, but worth everything, always.



Love From Patt.

If you are looking at sending cards this Christmas to your Family, Friends and Loved Ones look not further than Love From Patt.

Created by the wonderful and talented Laura Strange, they are a ‘Naked’ character card, customisable with your own set of stickers that you can arrange to create your very own Love From Patt character.

You can also draw, scribble and paint whatever you wish as well to make a truly unique message.

They are available from the Love From Patt website and selected stockists including Canvas in Nobby Beach.

And when you’ve finished your creation, take a photo of it and upload it to the Facebook Page to share your Masterpeice.!

But be quick cos there are limited cards left, and not many days till XMAS.!!! :D


There’s No Place Like Home…

…But being on the road is pretty damn good too.

2 Weeks and 2 Days in the U.S of A.

LA to Hawaii and back again

Has been quiet on here but you can see all the details on thefishinthesea

I have to say a huge thankyou to all the wonderful shoots crew, as always, for looking after me.!

And as always, got the job done and enjoyed sharing some downtime (of what there was??) with my Lovely LS.!

Check back here soon for a look at the weeks that were before the Journey.

And a very special announcement for the Start of 2012.

Photo courtesy of Enich, Venice Beach, November 2011





If in Brisbane Tomorrow Night, Saturday 19th November. Be Sure to check IncStamp’s third and final exhibition for the year ‘DollHouse’

Organised by the wonderful Laura Strange and her IncStamp crew, the exhibition focuses on the theme of ‘Dolls’ across many mediums from various up and coming and semi established artists.

The official opening runs from 6:30 til 9:30 at the Cosmopolitan Cafe in Brunswick St Fortitude Valley ( Opposite Ricks )

See You There.



The News: Mo’ Munny Mo’ Problems

TONIGHT.! in Brisbane.!

I was Super Happy to paint a 7″ ‘Munny’ for the Laced x Red Bull Event ‘Mo’ Munny Mo’ Problems’

Hi name is Rainbo, and he’s eaten a few too many Psychedelics…!

Check out all the details HERE. And see you at the Show.!

Munny Photos by Laura Strange

CK x

The News: Bleach* Surfing the Fringe

I have recently completed some Creative Direction for the look and feel of the ‘Bleach* Surfing the Fringe’ Festival for next February on the Southern Gold Coast.
Very Proud indeed.
Facebook is up for now, Go and ‘Like’ the Page to keep in touch with happenings, it will be AMAZING with some extra special Creative Gigs going down around this time.

And keep an eye out for a Very Special one on the 23rd February. ;)

I know it’s a long time away, but mark it now Peoples.! xx



Happy Birthday(s).!!!

A special day the 10th of the 10th.

For one, this Blog is now a year Old to the Day… wow… time does go quick

Even though it’s become more of a one off news site rather than a daily dose, I still Love keeping it updated and am so grateful for everyone who comes back to check it and without you it just wouldn’t be.!

On another note…

It’s Gustav’s 10th Birthday.!!!

The Crazy Oriental Lilac who drives me crazy everyday and gives me so much Love & Joy at the same time.!

With his Vocals, Incessant Purring, Smooch Sessions, Biting Attacks, Unconditional Love and Inspiration He never ceases to Amaze me, and I’m Amazed it’s been 10 Years.!




The News: AD x Art Park One Colour T-Shirt Competition


All my Fashion Graphics Homies…

There is less than 2 weeks left to get your entries in to the Analogue Digital x Art Park One Colour T-Shirt Competition.!

There are over $5000 in prizes and you get your T-Shirt produced by The Art Park, which is epic within itself.

The Nitty Gritty – The winning design will be selected by Art Park founders and A/D presenters Craig Rochfort and Paul McNeil. Obviously originality is key. Catch a peep at their current stock at theartpark.com.au. Entries close on the 15th of October at Midnight. The rules are simple: you can only use one colour and one screen. Artwork must be supplied in vector / curves format. If you stick to the brief, you can’t go wrong.

Head over to the AD site for all the info.


Two Years to the Day that you left us My Brother…

You, So Amazing,Never to be Replaced by Another.

I’ll never forget this Hot Summer’s Day in December 2004 that you came to our place So Excited with a New idea, as you always did. But this was different…

You were Bouncing, like SO Happy more than I had seen in a Long Time, your energy Always rubbed off on me and you instantly inspired me… Always… You piled me into your car and drove me not even 3 Blocks, you jingled a set of keys in your hand with glee and said ‘This is the Future’.

As you lifted the roller door into a concrete warehouse space the darkness turned into a light, streaming from the roof skylight. It was one of ‘Those Spaces’ the ones we have dreamed of for years and it was surrounded with your canvases, paint tins and objects to be turned into Art. This space at 23 Avalon Parade Miami, was where one of your biggest projects and creations would be born, morphed into something totally different and take you around the world to corners you had only envisioned in your wildest dreams. Those of you who were there 2 weeks later will remember the amazing gig that went down, and will go down in History as a major surge in the undercurrent of the Gold Coast’s Creative Heart.

These days Most if us will know it as Factory 5 of ‘Rabbit & Cocoon’ – our wonderful Central Gold Coast Arts Hub, it fills my heart that it lives on as a creative space, almost in irony, and will foster the creative visions of us Today.

I will hold My Word and Complete the Work that WE started here my Brother, you, a constant inspiration to us, and for those that never met you.

I Love You Beau.


Beau Velasco Parsons – Factory 5, 23 Avalon Parade Miami. Thursday 23rd December 2004. x

Studio Visit: Tyler Warren

Today, as part of my California Excursion, I had the pleasure of once again working with the Multi-Talented Tyler Warren.

The young 24 year old, with a soul as old as the hills.

Tyler is an amazing talent in Surfing. Through Surfing he also expresses his gifts for Surf Board Shaping, Illustrating, Painting and Design.

Such an inspiration and lust for all things Life… So refreshing to be around and work with.

We visited his Studio in Dana Point California, and as he is soon moving out of this space he has been in for a few years, i asked him if it was fitting I document a couple of Photos.

Please Enjoy Tyler’s Collections, Inspirations and Obsessions.