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PAINK, A MELBOURNE BASED ARTIST WELL KNOWN FOR HIS DISTINCTIVE CONTEMPORARY STREET ART. WITH A GRAPHIC DESIGN BACKGROUND HIS ARTWORKS EVOLVE FROM ON SCREEN TO CANVAS.

KNOWN FOR HIS BOLD, INNOVATIVE AND PROVOCATIVE STYLE, PAINK ENJOYS WORKING ON LARGE SCALE PIECES WITH A STRONG EYE FOR PROPORTION AND COLOUR. HIS WORKS RANGE FROM MURALS, CANVAS AND PRINTS.

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PAINK BEGAN HIS GRAPHIC DESIGN CAREER IN PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA 2007, WHICH ALLOWED THE ARTIST TO BUILD ON HIS DESIGN SKILLS AND WET THE APPETITE FOR CREATIVITY. ALTHOUGH GRAPHIC DESIGN WAS THE CREATIVE OUTLET, IT WAS NOT THE DREAM SO WHILST IN PERTH PAINK WOULD OFTEN PAINT ON THE WEEKENDS AND VISIT ART GALLERIES.

HE DECIDED TO MOVE BACK TO MELBOURNE IN 2011 TO CENTRE HIMSELF IN AUSTRALIA’S CREATIVE HUB.  

ALTHOUGH HE HAD ALWAYS PAINTED AS A CHILD AND STUDIED ART, PAINK'S RELOCATION BACK TO MELBOURNE IS WHERE THE JOURNEY WITH ART REALLY BEGAN. A FEW YEARS AFTER MOVING BACK TO MELBOURNE PAINK DECIDED TO LAUNCH HIS OWN GRAPHIC DESIGN BUSINESS, WHICH HAS ABSORBED A LOT OF ATTENTION BUT HE MANAGED TO RUN SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND SELL ARTWORK SIMULTANEOUSLY.

PAINK'S STYLE EVOLVED, WITH HIS EARLIER PIECES LARGELY MONOCHROME AND ONE DIMENSIONAL.  AS THE CONNECTION WITH COLOUR GREW,  PAINK WAS ABLE TO EXPAND ON NOT ONLY THE DETAIL IN HIS PIECES  BUT ALSO THE DIVERSITY OF APPLICATION.

HIS STYLE IS MAINLY INFLUENCED FROM THE LOVE OF COLOUR AND STREET ART. HE IS FASCINATED BY PORTRAITURE AND GETS ABSORBED IN THE SHAPES AND ANGLES OF THE HUMAN FACE.
PAINK'S PIECES ARE LAYERED IN TERMS OF TECHNIQUE AND THOUGHT. HE ADDS HIDDEN QUOTES, SHAPES AND DETAIL TO KEEP PEOPLE INTRIGUED AND TO ENTICE THEM TO LOOK DEEPER INTO THE PIECE BEYOND ITS SURFACE.

PAINK NOW DESCRIBES HIS ART AS STREET WITH A FOCUS ON REALISM, PORTRAITURE AND PROPORTION, WHICH COMES FROM HIS GRAPHIC DESIGN BACKGROUND.

PAINK'S ARTWORK USUALLY EVOLVES FROM ON SCREEN TO CANVAS.

"THE DESIGN PLAYS A HUGE ROLE IN MY PIECES AS IT ALLOWS ME TO MAP OUT MY WORK AND BUILD UP LAYERS PRIOR TO EVEN TOUCHING A PAINT BRUSH OR SPRAY CAN".

SPRAY PAINT, INK, PEN, MARKERS AND ACRYLIC ARE THE MAINLY USED TO ACHIEVE THE FINE DETAIL AND LAYERING OF DIFFERENT MEDIUMS.

PAINK DOES NOT LIKE TO LIMIT MYSELF AND OFTEN USES WHAT HE CAN GET HIS HANDS ON AT THE TIME WHETHER IT BE HOUSE PAINT, PASTELS, OIL PENS, GOLD LEAF, PENCIL AND MORE.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT OWNING YOUR VERY OWN ORIGINAL CUSTOM, CONTEMPORARY ART PAINTING BY PAINK, CONNECT WITH THE ARTIST BELOW AND BEGIN PLANNING YOUR PIECE. OFFERING FREE DELIVERY OF ALL MELBOURNE VICTORIA AUSTRALIA ORIGINAL PAINTING ORDERS.