Nicolee Payne

  • Cover illustrations
  • Line/B/W
  • Magazines
  • Picture books
  • Portraits
Media/Technique: Oil painting
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I began my career 26 years ago designing licenced characters and creating style guides for ABC Childrens television department. After 10 years of following strict guidelines pertaining to design I chose to be a freelancer and create a style of art that gave me more freedom. The genre I found myself most drawn to at the time was fantasy/mythical, designing fairies ,dragons and angels for various products and publications.

I wanted to advance my skills into a finer art style so I focused on portrait art and was a finalist in the 2014 Archibald Prize yet my greatest love is wit... read more