Decor and Design

Dianne’s Digital Art Images for Decor and Design

Below is a sample of some of Dianne’s digital art works.

We’ll be adding more to showcase the range of colours, variations and styles available.

CONTACT US if you would like to purchase any images. Be quick if you find something you particularly like as exclusive for yourself,  before it is sold to someone else or utilized in product.

Dianne’s design portfolio encompasses a number of fields, attained over many decades following passion and instinct to formal creation from clothing and jewellery design, housing and interior design, R & D to authored writings, training material, precedent building, flow charts, marketing material, logos and stationery.

Creative Arts v Family Circumstances 

As a child Dianne drew into her teens, exiting high school with Level 7 on the grade point system for Art, the highest achievement she could attain.

Family circumstances caused Dianne to put the pursuit of a creative career backseat to immediate employment.

Despite having had a corporate career Dianne continued her personal journey with and through the arts.

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Influences and Practical Necessity

Growing up Dianne had the influence of a grand mother as a seamstress. She learned to repair and make her own clothes during her teens and made her Junior High School outfit from curtaining fabric.

In early adult years Dianne progressed from treadle sewing machine to an electric machine handed down by her grandmother. The machine had sentimental value. It had had a life of its own, having been thrown out a window in a house fire and subsequently needing to be re-encased.

She went on to make furnishings such as cushions, curtains and roman blinds followed by lingerie, taking lessons in stretch material and lace after purchasing a three thread over-locker and new computerised sewing machine in her 20’s.

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Formal Tuition

Additionally, she undertook various workshops and training suchs as ceramics, Folk Art painting, Personal Colour and Style training with Kerryn Swan Image Consultant and the then owner of Kerryn’s Fabric World Maroochydore, Watercolour and Life Drawing Painting workshop with Robin Robillard, Calligraphy classes, other modules such as Foundational Colour in Commercial Interior Design through CATC.

She has also Built two homes, worked for GJ Gardner Homes Noosa, renovated properties, researched and consulted on product development and was engaged with the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast located at the University of the Sunshine Coast, an entrepreneurial hub for innovative enterprises.

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Digital Art

In respect to digital art, Stewart Lawrence was Dianne’s mentor and friend. Stewart was an artist himself who had turned to digital art in his senior years. In younger years he was a photographer in Sydney. Stewart was also once part owner of Bendigo Pottery.

Along with mentoring Dianne in the creation of fractal imagery, Stewart also introduced Dianne to working with chalk pastel and Louise Corke, an Australian Fine Art Artists, along with Michael Meszaros, a leading Australian sculptor whom they met with prior to Stewart’s passing.

Dianne was already very familiar with fractal images particularly insofar as their relativity to meditation, mandalas and mindfulness. She also had another friend and colleague whom was a keen mandala artist.

Stewart has now passed away. You can learn more about Stewart here FRACTAL MASTER

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In one way or another The Arts have always supplemented my life. ~ Dianne Mead

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