Artist's Drawing and Inspiration

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I was born and raised in the southern suburbs of Melbourne on Port Phillip Bay. My parents built their house where there were mainly holiday homes at the time. I lived two streets away from the beach and spent many summers swimming as I grew up. We were surrounded by dairy farms and bush. My mother kept chooks and I loved to carry them around, poor things! I loved the outdoors and animals, I spent a lot of time handfeeding lambs and collecting them from the neighbours’ yards when they escaped, and I also liked to sneak down to the paddock to ride my brother’s horses.

When I was stuck inside I would draw for hours. My grandmother, who lived in Sydney, would send me

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