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Last weekend of the Exhibition

This weekend is the last chance to see all of the oil paintings that were created for my new book Adelaide’s Secret World. On display in the wonderful No Vacancy Gallery in the QV building in Melbourne. Find it by going up the lane beside Officeworks on Russell st.  All works are for sale as […]

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Things coming up

Hi everyone. It’s a been a while but a lot has been happening and I’ve just had my head down working. If you’ve been watching my Facebook page you will have seen some glimpses of my rabbit picture book progressing and I can report that the artwork for Adelaide’s Secret World is IN and off […]

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Group Print Show

I have some exciting news – I’m about to take part in a new group exhibition of prints – opening tomorrow night at the No Vacancy Gallery in QV. Yesterday I delivered the work and saw some of the offerings and there is some really exciting stuff there. $180 ‘The Waiting Sky’ Image size 26cm […]

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More reviews!

The gorgeous reviews keep coming from shops and blogs! Too exciting for words. From Thirteen Red Shoes Some books are simply worth more than others.  Some books simply have the capacity to be a book which you will gather from the self to be read to a toddler and to a school boy again and again.  Imagine a City by […]

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Reviews coming in for Imagine a City

I’ve had a few great reviews already and am getting some wonderful feedback from those who have seen advance copies. Here are some of the highlights: Firstly from Readings Books  reviewed by Alexa Dretzke   28 MAY 2014 “Elise Hurst’s masterful use of pen and ink has created an atmospheric world where mysterious happenings occur while an adult and […]

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Imagine a City – BOOK LAUNCH!

I’m working on the window display right now – look for the flying bear. It should be a great afternoon in a beautiful book store with delightful people! Refreshments will be provided, there will be some special new prints and of course, the BOOK. The wonderful Sally Rippin will be joining me to launch it […]

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OWOD interview

I found one! Here’s a short video interview with Craig Smith, Ann James and myself for ABC International, filmed yesterday at ABC Southbank for One Word One Day 2014.  

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New Market in Williamstown

I’m heading to the wonderful Substation Artists’ Market on Sunday over in Newport. It’s held on the first Sunday of every month and it may well become a regular haunt for me. I’m very excited to be joining them. If this is your stomping ground – please come and say hello! And if it isn’t – […]

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A surprise package has arrived…

…Containing the advance copy of my new book. What a moment! Pete opened it for me in the car as we took the kids to child care and it was so hard to wait for the traffic lights to steal glances at it. I am so incredibly happy with it – the cover is so […]

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New Book Trailer

Things are gearing up for the new book! So, it was time to make a trailer… Some of you might recognise some of the work in here. One day I’d love to learn how to do some animation but I suspect that will take more than a week’s idle play I hope you like it.

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