avril e jean

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

September 9, 2020

Lots of drawings in Lockdown

A number of pencil/ink portraits of people that were in vintage knitting patterns from the 1940s, 50s, 60s.
August 2, 2020

Second Lockdown

It’s July 2020, and Melbourne has been in the second lockdown/stage four for around 3 weeks now. Lockdown means: no visitors or visiting. Don’t leave your […]
July 15, 2020

Porcelain Half Doll is actually a Great Old One

One of the things I’ve always liked is the styling of the first half of the 20th century. To that end I have lots of antique […]
May 22, 2020

Colourful stuff

I did a bunch more paintings of my trip to Cairns that I actually literally forgot about. I was shuffling through my unsorted pile of completed […]
May 21, 2020

Monochrome knitwear

I have always liked to draw faces, but the faces I draw without references tend to be very samey samey after a while. Oh look a […]
March 1, 2020

A-ha, bouquets, perfume, and many Leias

A blog post musing about the things i did prior to March 2020 - the before times.
December 27, 2019

2019 in review. I did heaps.

This year was a mash up and probably one of the more interesting years I’ve ever had in terms of pure learning and application of learning. […]
December 26, 2019

Further abstractions of devops

I have a few more pencil drawings of abstractions of things that I’ve been working on. It’s been a strange, and very full year, too. So […]
December 20, 2019

Mixed media

I went to Cairns in September for a week and took lots of amazing photos. Of course I wanted to make a lot of pictures out […]