Brave Danny – Book Launch

November 25, 2016 | Launch Author:



Last night was the launch of ‘Brave Danny’ written by Robin Adolphs and illustrated by me! The team from National Rural Women’s Coalition organised a wonderful event in Melbourne to celebrate the official release of this children’s book.


2016 Art Auction: 52-Week Illustration Challenge

November 22, 2016 | 52 Week Illustration Challenge Author:

I am thrilled to share some delightful artwork created by the members of 52-Week Illustration Challenge.


Artworks are listed in photo albums under each artist’s name – you can see the entire range HERE

Original and prints are available and …

Announcing more exciting news

November 03, 2016 | Announcement Author:


I have TWO things to be really excited about right now….…

52 Week Illustration Challenge 2016

October 28, 2016 | 52 Week Illustration Challenge, Illustration Author:

Due to my rather busy book illustrating schedule, I haven’t been able to keep up with doing all of the weekly themes for 52-Week Illustration Challenge….

Here are some of the pieces I have managed this year!…

My Virtual Cup of Tea and chat with author/illustrator Tania McCartney

October 21, 2016 | Book Review Author:

I am excited to share a virtual cup of tea with author/illustrator Tania McCartney to celebrate the launch of her latest book Australia Illustrated. I have known about this project for such a long time and I am thrilled …

Art Space Showcase – Joanne Stead

May 27, 2016 | Art Space Showcase Author:

Art Space Showcase‘ is where I love to share fellow artists and their work spaces.

Meet 52-week Illustration Challenge member Joanne Stead and her ‘art space’……


little wuppy® Giveaway

May 20, 2016 | Giveaway Author:


I am always thrilled when I come across new tools that I can add to my ‘Managing Anxiety’ tool box.


Linda Privitelli is an experienced primary educator who also happens to understand how daunting and frightening anxiety can be. …

Nicky Johnston

Nicky is a children's book author and illustrator. She is the creative director of 52-week Illustration Challenge, inspiring others to connect with their creative souls.

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