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KateMason
Australia
wife. mum of 5. maker of stuff. scribbler.
Interests: music, collage, illustration, cooking, photography, mixed media, book making, napkin mod podging, babushka & kokeshi, childrens art, stitching paper, altered kids clothes, graphics & apple mac's
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Its been a dream of mine for several years, to somehow get my work to Surtex in New York City. Surtex is a big trade show for art directors & buyers from all over the huge USA market [and maybe... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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I've got a bunch of collections & prints with my agent at the Lilla Rogers Studio stand at PrintSource in New York City today! Here's my banner featuring snippets of the work available for sale and/or licensing. Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2016 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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Print & Pattern is one of my most favourite blogs & very highly regarded in my industry. It wasn't that long ago that I used to trawl through this website & imagine a life [and making a living] creating pretty... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2016 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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Ok so I wasn't at this event but I did do the artwork. LOVE illustrating food! Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2015 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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My final event for the year! And I'll have plenty of these! Adelaide Map tea towels now in their 3rd re-print!!!! Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2015 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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I have 4 clever, spirited, beautiful, strong, sometimes grumpy, often shy, happy, stubborn, creative daughters that I am raising together with Jeff. I hope I raise them to know themselves, to be true to themselves, to work towards their own... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2015 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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Sooooooo...... this happened! I could not feel more excited, nervous, shaky, weepy, relieved, honoured, thankful & supported! Here's my final entries below and here's a link to all the incredible prizes! Totally gobsmacked! And I hope what I write next... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2015 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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Well I can hardly believe its been a whole year since I entered the 2014 Lilla Rogers Studio School Global Talent Search. I've had an amazing year in so many planned for & unexpected ways. I've had offers of representation... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2015 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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In Spring last year my arty friend Zoe asked if I would like to collaborate on a daily sketching project. Of course I jumped at the chance to collaborate with Zoe. We launched in November last year on our website,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2015 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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I'll be having my last market until the Christmas season, THIS WEEKEND @ Flinders Street Market. The 2 day event is called Ink Crush & will host some of Adelaide's finest artists & illustrators. So excited to be a part... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2015 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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Life is moving fast! I have so much I want to record here from the past 6 months. I'll catch up soon. But today I'd like to write about a course I recently undertook through Lilla Rogers Studio School. Hosted... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2015 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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Woo Hoo!!!!! I am so excited! And terrified!!! And excited!!! Did I say that already? Earlier in the year, the lovely Marieke Blokland from The Netherlands told me about her concept for her Art Journalling [European] Summer School and I... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2015 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
Hi Julianna, Sure! I’d be happy to have a napkin swap with you! Could we schedule it for sending mid-late April? I have some big deadlines right now I would like to get them out the way choose some lovely napkins for you from my personal collection. How about you email me direct we can swap details? Thanks so much for visiting my blog! Kate xo
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Hi Fiona, I'll be trialling PayPal HERE on my iPhone this weekend. Provided I can get reception and you arrive before my phone battery runs out - YES I'll be taking MasterCard & Visa! Look forward to seeing you there! xo
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So I've been madly preparing for my little pop-up shop happening THIS WEEKEND in Adelaide. It's part of ETSY's collaboration with the local & lovely Flinders Street Market. This is a one-off event for me so if you are in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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I finished off some new spring artwork this weekend. I've done a few mock ups on party paper goods including plate, napkin & cup. I think I'll put some of this onto greeting cards too & see how they do... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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Last week I created this 'Sweet Grunge' elements sheet for the scrapbooking market. I think I'll offer it in my shop as both a download & printed sheet soon-ish. I made this piece from hand drawn sketches and then applied... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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Just a quick pop in to share the button I created for the Print & Pattern Designers Directory page. I thought I would use some pattern making skills, some texture & some of my recent characters. I think I might... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2014 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration
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I was recently invited to participate in a chalk painting workshop in the beautiful Barossa Valley. I drove out to Angaston on a lovely Saturday afternoon to Brocante on the Barossa. Today I'm happy to share my chalk painting workshop... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Kate Mason | Art + Illustration