Creative Inspiration

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Painting

The work of Christchurch Artist Galina Kim draws on a wide range of subjects, but is easily recognisable by the subtly fragmented quality and variety of textures that draw on her expertise as a textile artist. With two masters in design and fine arts, Kim

Christchurch Artist’s works draw on diverse subjects and inspirations

The work of Christchurch Artist Galina Kim draws on a wide range of subjects, but is easily recognisable by the subtly fragmented quality and variety of textures that draw on her expertise as a textile artist. With two masters in design and fine arts, Kim

Original paintings and fine art prints by Santie Cronje, depicting life's journeys influenced by her travels, a love for the ocean and mother nature. Online Art Store, Moving To New Zealand, Travel Through Europe, Life Is Beautiful, Creative Inspiration, Mother Nature, Whimsical, Fine Art Prints, Original Paintings

Travel and migration inspire whimsical artworks

Self proclaimed “accidental traveller” Santie Cronje, was born in South Africa and travelled through Europe before meeting her partner in the UK and moving to New Zealand. She has now opened a gallery in Tirau where she exhibit's her travel-inspired works

Artist’s bold, geometric works capture positivity and restore balance

Artist’s bold, geometric works capture positivity and restore balance

Lucy Melville was initially taught to paint by her grandmother, but focused on a busy corporate career she struggled to find inspiration and motivation to paint. In 2016, a sport-related head injury motivated her to slow down and search for a sense of bal

Surfing and painting is the ultimate lifestyle combination for New Plymouth artist Great Love, Plymouth, Creative Inspiration, The Locals, Surfing, Waves, Lifestyle, Artist, Painting
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Surfing and painting is the ultimate lifestyle combination for New Plymouth artist

Growing up in Whangamata, about an hour north of Tauranga, provided a young Kane Facey with opportunities to explore two great loves: painting and surfing. At the local area school, a wave features prominently in the logo design and gives, perhaps, some i

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Planning and intuition, structure and fluidity: creative’s work explores an artful balance

For Florence Egasse, the museums and galleries of Paris were “playgrounds for the eyes” and the artist considers childhood visits and hours spent enjoying works by the modern masters to be a major catalyst in developing her lifelong passion for art.

Shane Walker’s father always jokes, “you’ve been doing your apprenticeship for 28 years.” Walker, a painter from the small coastal town of Waihi Beach, at the northern end of the Tauranga Harbour, describes himself as a lover of art from a very young age.

Finally finding a career in art and capturing the classic kiwi lifestyle

Shane Walker’s father always jokes, “you’ve been doing your apprenticeship for 28 years.” Walker, a painter from the small coastal town of Waihi Beach, at the northern end of the Tauranga Harbour, describes himself as a lover of art from a very young age.

​Wellington artist, Natalie Parker, has explored a range of subjects in her work, but always finds herself returning to flowers. Captivated by the range of forms and colours that exist in nature, Parker has been creating floral works of art for as long as Creative Inspiration, Floral Wreath, Wreaths, Artist, Home Decor, Decoration Home, Room Decor, Bouquet, Flower Band
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Artist dedicates creative career to florals

​Wellington artist, Natalie Parker, has explored a range of subjects in her work, but always finds herself returning to flowers. Captivated by the range of forms and colours that exist in nature, Parker has been creating floral works of art for as long as

New Zealand Artist, Talulah Lautrec-Nunes Creative Inspiration, New Zealand, Abstract, Artist, Painting, Summary, Painting Art, Paintings, Painted Canvas
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New Zealand Artist, Talulah Lautrec-Nunes | More at www.creativeripple.nz

New Zealand Artist, Heather Denison

New Zealand Artist, Heather Denison | More at www.creativeripple.nz

New Zealand Artist, Amanda Wilkinson. Creative Inspiration, Industrial Design, New Zealand, Illusions, Amanda, Explore, Artist, Industrial By Design, Exploring
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Industrial designer turned artist explores illusions of space and form

Coming from a family of three generations of architects, New Zealand artist, Amanda Wilkinson is no stranger to precision and exactitude.

Heritage Gallery is the home of New Zealand art. From Studio Glass, Ceramics, and Wood, through to Jewellery and Textiles, all mediums are covered at Heritage Gallery. New Zealand Art, Creative Inspiration, Cambridge, Vibrant, Landscape, Canvas, Gallery, Paper, Travel

Cambridge artist, Kirsten McIntosh, finds abundant inspiration on her doorstep

New Zealand Artist, Kirsten McIntosh | More at www.creativeripple.nz

New Zealand artist, Narelle Huggins, aims to not only capture the realism of her rural village subjects, but also explores the sentimental values for those who live there. Creative Inspiration, New Zealand, Palette, Artist, Painting, Pallet, Painting Art, Paintings, Painted Canvas
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Former architect turns to pallet knife to achieve grater expression

New Zealand Artist, Narelle Huggins | More at www.creative ripple.nz

Mixed-Media

Start them young: Wellington artist wants children to experience original artwork Creative Inspiration, Cactus Plants, Original Artwork, The Originals, Artist, Color, Colour, Cacti, Artists
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Start them young: Wellington artist wants children to experience original artwork

Kylie Law has been creating bold mixed media works from her home in Wellington for 20 years. Despite changes in her colour palette over time, Law’s work is instantly recognisable for her striking combination of fabric and pattern.

After teaching Art for 15 years, Whangarei-based artist Judy Woods has spent the last two years developing an intuitive painting style that explores rich layers of both family history and the painting process itself. Painting Process, Painting & Drawing, Abstract Photos, Abstract Art, Art And Craft Videos, Modern Art Paintings, Wall Art For Sale, Artwork Design, Photo Art
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Whangarei artist draws inspiration from her parent’s love letters and creates richly layered works

After teaching Art for 15 years, Whangarei-based artist Judy Woods has spent the last two years developing an intuitive painting style that explores rich layers of both family history and the painting process itself.

Studies towards her doctorate in biochemistry brought artist Akshita Wason to New Zealand in Originally from India and a keen environmentalist, her artwork combines themes of adventure, environmental issues and the ever-shifting nature of the world Environmental Issues, Our World, Creative Inspiration, Ink, Explore, Artist, Artwork, Nature, Work Of Art
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Works in ink explore the transient nature of our world

Studies towards her doctorate in biochemistry brought artist Akshita Wason to New Zealand in 2010. Originally from India and a keen environmentalist, her artwork combines themes of adventure, environmental issues and the ever-shifting nature of the world

When visual artist Deborah Moss moved from the suburbs to a 14 acre rural block in North Auckland she had no idea how profoundly it would transform her life.

Rural Auckland provides both inspiration and a way to give back to nature

When visual artist Deborah Moss moved from the suburbs to a 14 acre rural block in North Auckland she had no idea how profoundly it would transform her life.

New Zealand Artist, Poppy Dodge

Large-scale abstract works document artist’s journey

In 2013, when her husband received a visual effects job offer from Weta Workshops, Poppy Dodge made the move from Los Angeles to Wellington. What was initially a 10-month visa turned into four-and-a-half years and permanent residency for the couple and th

New Zealand Artist, Rae West Creative Inspiration, Letting Go, Memories, Watercolor, Let It Be, Artist, Artwork, Memoirs, Pen And Wash

Hawke's Bay artist lets go of total control and sparks memory

Hawke’s Bay artist, Rae West, calls her artworks “watercolours on steroids”. The large, circular works, which are actually created using resin and ink, have captured the imagination of viewers and draw out underlying feelings and thoughts.

Photography

New Zealand Photographer, Graeme Campbell. More at creativeripple. Creative Inspiration, New Zealand, Age, Mountains, Nature, Travel, Naturaleza, Viajes, Trips
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Age is no barrier for Christchurch photographer

At just 14 years, New Zealand photographer, Graeme Campbell has no shortage of skills or inspiration.

The Distance Between You and Me, a photographic series by New Zealand photographer Inge Flinte, aims to explore the lonely spaces in our lives: capturing what remains in the moments without others; After Life, Creative Inspiration, In This Moment, Create

Photographer creates distance in the lonely moments after life has occurred

The Distance Between You and Me, a photographic series by New Zealand photographer Inge Flinte, aims to explore the lonely spaces in our lives: capturing what remains in the moments without others; and exhibiting the intimate, private spaces that exist af

New Zealand photographer, Emma Willetts travelled the world for 10 years; visiting over 60 countries whilst on the crew of a private super-yacht. Solomon Islands, Super Yachts, Dark Colors, Creative Inspiration, Fiber Art, New Zealand, Fine Art Prints, Wanderlust, Ocean
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Oamaru artist's photographs invoke a sense of wanderlust

New Zealand Photographer, Emma Willetts | More at www.creativeripple.nz

Illustration

New Zealand Illustrator, Helen Cloke Self Discovery, Second Child, Change The World, Creative Inspiration, First World, New Zealand, Illustrator, Fictional Characters, Art
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Taranaki Mum wants to change the world, one children's story at a time

Five years ago, fed up with her unhealthy life, Siubhan Green and her two children packed up and moved to Taranaki. The move, fuelled by self-discovery and personal development, would eventually lead to writing her first children's story.

New Zealand Illustrator, Rebecca ter Borg Creative Inspiration, New Zealand, Illustrator, Table Lamp, Home Decor, Lamp Table, Decoration Home, Room Decor, Table Lamps
Creative Inspiration

New Zealand Illustrator, Rebecca ter Borg | More at www.creativeripple.nz

Jewellery

The quiet hills and valleys of Motueka are a stark contrast with those in the bustle of central Wellington, but New Zealand jeweller and mixed-media artist Tomas Richards continues to draw inspiration from nature from the capital's Aro Valley. Hills And Valleys, Mixed Media Artists, Creative Inspiration, Rings For Men, Jewels, Men Rings, Bijoux, Gemstones, Jewerly
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Nature and childhood connections inform Wellington jeweller's creative forms

The quiet hills and valleys of Motueka are a stark contrast with those in the bustle of central Wellington, but New Zealand jeweller and mixed-media artist Tomas Richards continues to draw inspiration from nature from the capital's Aro Valley.

New job leads to a new direction for multi-talented Christchurch creative New Job, Creative Inspiration, Rings For Men, Led, Men Rings
Creative Inspiration

New job leads to a new direction for multi-talented Christchurch creative

On paper, you could be forgiven for thinking that Ryan Dewsbury has a few more years under his belt than is the case. Actually in his early 30s, the Christchurch-born creative has had no shortage of experience; throwing himself into a wide range of fields

Crafts

Annie Sloan Painter in Residence returns to traditional craftsmanship for high-quality design Annie Sloan, Creative Inspiration, Folk Art, Art Deco, Traditional, Design, Popular Art
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Annie Sloan Painter in Residence returns to traditional craftsmanship for high-quality design

Recently named the first New Zealand, Annie Sloan Painter in Residence, North Island painter Jeanie Simpson has a passion for breathing new life into unloved furniture. Inspired by everything from Art Deco to folk art, her creations are wide ranging in st

Design

Talented creator, and hand-made enthusiast, Pip Pottage has developed a successful design business inspired by her love of bold pattern and a commitment to a more sustainable way-of-life. Pip Pottage Designs, which combine high-quality design and construc Lead The Way, Business Design, Creative Inspiration, Textile Design, Sustainability, Textiles, Teaching, Home, Sustainable Development

Self-taught textile designer leads the way to a sustainable future

Talented creator, and hand-made enthusiast, Pip Pottage has developed a successful design business inspired by her love of bold pattern and a commitment to a more sustainable way-of-life. Pip Pottage Designs, which combine high-quality design and construc

Ceramics

New Zealand Artist, Tamara Rookes

Ceramic work nods to cultural and family heritage

Influenced by the simplicity of Scandinavian design and inspired by the melancholy, darkness and romance of Swedish fairytales, Tamara Rookes creates a diverse range of ceramic sculptures, vessels and beads from her home studio in Christchurch.

Drawing

New Zealand Artist, Gillian Buckley Graphite Drawings, Creative Inspiration, Artist, Charcoal Drawings, Graffiti Drawing, Artists

Photo-realistic graphite drawings are a labour of love

New Zealand Artist, Gillian Buckley | More at www.creativeripple.nz

Sculpture

Wellington sculptor explores space and regulations and transforms the meaning of a commonplace material Community Space, Creative Inspiration, Meant To Be

Wellington sculptor explores space and regulations and transforms the meaning of a commonplace material

Sculptor and Tutor at The Learning Connexion in Wellington, Aaron Frater creates both assembled and carved works that have found homes in private residences and community spaces all over New Zealand. Currently working with barrier mesh as his sculptural m

New Zealand Artist, Tamara Rookes

New Zealand Artist, Tamara Rookes | More at www.creativeripple.nz

When aiming to create a delicate piece of art, concrete may not be the first medium you would turn to; but after nearly twenty years of working with paint New Zealand artist Gary Brooks adopted a new artistic direction when he began experimenting with ‘co

Glowing orbs reveal delicateness in the toughest of mediums

When aiming to create a delicate piece of art, concrete may not be the first medium you would turn to; but after nearly twenty years of working with paint New Zealand artist Gary Brooks adopted a new artistic direction when he began experimenting with ‘co

New Zealand Sculptor, Claire Jensen

Artwork warns about the dangers of a plastic future

Bringing together concepts and forms relating to consumerism, waste, the environment, the future and nature, Wastemedia, an art identity created by Taranaki artist Claire Jensen, emerged as a response to the global plastic crisis and asks viewers to consi

Start them young: Wellington artist wants children to experience original artwork Creative Inspiration, Cactus Plants, Original Artwork, The Originals, Artist, Color, Colour, Cacti, Artists
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Start them young: Wellington artist wants children to experience original artwork

Kylie Law has been creating bold mixed media works from her home in Wellington for 20 years. Despite changes in her colour palette over time, Law’s work is instantly recognisable for her striking combination of fabric and pattern.

Wellington sculptor explores space and regulations and transforms the meaning of a commonplace material Community Space, Creative Inspiration, Meant To Be

Wellington sculptor explores space and regulations and transforms the meaning of a commonplace material

Sculptor and Tutor at The Learning Connexion in Wellington, Aaron Frater creates both assembled and carved works that have found homes in private residences and community spaces all over New Zealand. Currently working with barrier mesh as his sculptural m

After teaching Art for 15 years, Whangarei-based artist Judy Woods has spent the last two years developing an intuitive painting style that explores rich layers of both family history and the painting process itself. Painting Process, Painting & Drawing, Abstract Photos, Abstract Art, Art And Craft Videos, Modern Art Paintings, Wall Art For Sale, Artwork Design, Photo Art
Abstract PhotosArtwork Design

Whangarei artist draws inspiration from her parent’s love letters and creates richly layered works

After teaching Art for 15 years, Whangarei-based artist Judy Woods has spent the last two years developing an intuitive painting style that explores rich layers of both family history and the painting process itself.

The quiet hills and valleys of Motueka are a stark contrast with those in the bustle of central Wellington, but New Zealand jeweller and mixed-media artist Tomas Richards continues to draw inspiration from nature from the capital's Aro Valley. Hills And Valleys, Mixed Media Artists, Creative Inspiration, Rings For Men, Jewels, Men Rings, Bijoux, Gemstones, Jewerly
Mixed Media ArtistsCreative InspirationBijouxGemstonesJewerly

Nature and childhood connections inform Wellington jeweller's creative forms

The quiet hills and valleys of Motueka are a stark contrast with those in the bustle of central Wellington, but New Zealand jeweller and mixed-media artist Tomas Richards continues to draw inspiration from nature from the capital's Aro Valley.

New Zealand Photographer, Graeme Campbell. More at creativeripple. Creative Inspiration, New Zealand, Age, Mountains, Nature, Travel, Naturaleza, Viajes, Trips
Creative InspirationNaturaleza

Age is no barrier for Christchurch photographer

At just 14 years, New Zealand photographer, Graeme Campbell has no shortage of skills or inspiration.

The Distance Between You and Me, a photographic series by New Zealand photographer Inge Flinte, aims to explore the lonely spaces in our lives: capturing what remains in the moments without others; After Life, Creative Inspiration, In This Moment, Create

Photographer creates distance in the lonely moments after life has occurred

The Distance Between You and Me, a photographic series by New Zealand photographer Inge Flinte, aims to explore the lonely spaces in our lives: capturing what remains in the moments without others; and exhibiting the intimate, private spaces that exist af

New Zealand photographer, Emma Willetts travelled the world for 10 years; visiting over 60 countries whilst on the crew of a private super-yacht. Solomon Islands, Super Yachts, Dark Colors, Creative Inspiration, Fiber Art, New Zealand, Fine Art Prints, Wanderlust, Ocean
Dark ColorsCreative InspirationFiber ArtOcean

Oamaru artist's photographs invoke a sense of wanderlust

New Zealand Photographer, Emma Willetts | More at www.creativeripple.nz

New Zealand Illustrator, Helen Cloke Self Discovery, Second Child, Change The World, Creative Inspiration, First World, New Zealand, Illustrator, Fictional Characters, Art
Second ChildCreative InspirationFirst WorldArt

Taranaki Mum wants to change the world, one children's story at a time

Five years ago, fed up with her unhealthy life, Siubhan Green and her two children packed up and moved to Taranaki. The move, fuelled by self-discovery and personal development, would eventually lead to writing her first children's story.

New Zealand Illustrator, Rebecca ter Borg Creative Inspiration, New Zealand, Illustrator, Table Lamp, Home Decor, Lamp Table, Decoration Home, Room Decor, Table Lamps
Creative Inspiration

New Zealand Illustrator, Rebecca ter Borg | More at www.creativeripple.nz

The work of Christchurch Artist Galina Kim draws on a wide range of subjects, but is easily recognisable by the subtly fragmented quality and variety of textures that draw on her expertise as a textile artist. With two masters in design and fine arts, Kim

Christchurch Artist’s works draw on diverse subjects and inspirations

The work of Christchurch Artist Galina Kim draws on a wide range of subjects, but is easily recognisable by the subtly fragmented quality and variety of textures that draw on her expertise as a textile artist. With two masters in design and fine arts, Kim

New job leads to a new direction for multi-talented Christchurch creative New Job, Creative Inspiration, Rings For Men, Led, Men Rings
Creative Inspiration

New job leads to a new direction for multi-talented Christchurch creative

On paper, you could be forgiven for thinking that Ryan Dewsbury has a few more years under his belt than is the case. Actually in his early 30s, the Christchurch-born creative has had no shortage of experience; throwing himself into a wide range of fields

Annie Sloan Painter in Residence returns to traditional craftsmanship for high-quality design Annie Sloan, Creative Inspiration, Folk Art, Art Deco, Traditional, Design, Popular Art
Creative InspirationTraditional

Annie Sloan Painter in Residence returns to traditional craftsmanship for high-quality design

Recently named the first New Zealand, Annie Sloan Painter in Residence, North Island painter Jeanie Simpson has a passion for breathing new life into unloved furniture. Inspired by everything from Art Deco to folk art, her creations are wide ranging in st

Talented creator, and hand-made enthusiast, Pip Pottage has developed a successful design business inspired by her love of bold pattern and a commitment to a more sustainable way-of-life. Pip Pottage Designs, which combine high-quality design and construc Lead The Way, Business Design, Creative Inspiration, Textile Design, Sustainability, Textiles, Teaching, Home, Sustainable Development

Self-taught textile designer leads the way to a sustainable future

Talented creator, and hand-made enthusiast, Pip Pottage has developed a successful design business inspired by her love of bold pattern and a commitment to a more sustainable way-of-life. Pip Pottage Designs, which combine high-quality design and construc

Original paintings and fine art prints by Santie Cronje, depicting life's journeys influenced by her travels, a love for the ocean and mother nature. Online Art Store, Moving To New Zealand, Travel Through Europe, Life Is Beautiful, Creative Inspiration, Mother Nature, Whimsical, Fine Art Prints, Original Paintings

Travel and migration inspire whimsical artworks

Self proclaimed “accidental traveller” Santie Cronje, was born in South Africa and travelled through Europe before meeting her partner in the UK and moving to New Zealand. She has now opened a gallery in Tirau where she exhibit's her travel-inspired works

Artist’s bold, geometric works capture positivity and restore balance

Artist’s bold, geometric works capture positivity and restore balance

Lucy Melville was initially taught to paint by her grandmother, but focused on a busy corporate career she struggled to find inspiration and motivation to paint. In 2016, a sport-related head injury motivated her to slow down and search for a sense of bal

New Zealand Artist, Tamara Rookes

Ceramic work nods to cultural and family heritage

Influenced by the simplicity of Scandinavian design and inspired by the melancholy, darkness and romance of Swedish fairytales, Tamara Rookes creates a diverse range of ceramic sculptures, vessels and beads from her home studio in Christchurch.