avril e jean

Australian artist, writer, blogger, Tech professional, Avril E Jean.

November 13, 2013

What could you ever use a jetski and a chainsaw for at the same time?

The title of this post was the question, based on a series of shops near car city on the Maroondah highway that sold first cars, then […]
November 11, 2013

What its like to be at work with ADHD

Decided to do a self portrait (of a sort).
October 25, 2013

Software Testing

How utterly remiss of me to not have done a post about my paid profession!
August 7, 2013

Henry VIII

So this is the painting that has taken me months to do, the latest in my Monarchy with dinosaurs series.
March 28, 2013

Legends – exhibition

In 2006 I had my last exhibition to this day. I had been experimenting with much bigger and much more colorful works, thinly painted pure colour […]
March 21, 2013

Exhibition – Canny Cats

I am somewhat under the paw. My cats run my life – and we are all satisfied with this arrangement. Back in the late 90s I […]
March 18, 2013

Life Drawing

*****Please note *******- there are some drawings at the bottom of this post that may be deemed as not work safe; as they are charcoal drawings […]
March 6, 2013

Inspired by Agile

The department I work in (Technology) did a bit of an experiment last year to get agile software development going for a bit – that was […]
February 25, 2013

Newest Queen painting

I’m working on my second Elizabeth II/Dinosaur picture. I decided it was time to to a large meat eater but that posed problems with scale. A […]